Rewind: Our Charming 1st Meeting With Juan Pablo


ABC's newest Bachelor, Juan Pablo Galavis, will have his pick of 26 lucky ladies during the show's season premiere next January, but it wasn't long ago that the 32-year-old Venezuelan hunk had his affections aimed squarely at Bachelorette Desiree Hartsock.

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Though he didn't earn a lot of screen time, and ultimately got the boot from his sweetheart, it quickly became clear to us in our very first meeting with the goofy, outgoing single dad that Galavis' good looks, natural charm and impressive bongo skills would make him a swoon-worthy follow-up to Sean Lowe.

Watch the adorable interview (conducted during week four's male beauty pageant) above! The Bachelor returns to ABC in January 2014.