Juan Pablo Galavis has made it clear that it was tough for him to be away from his daughter, Camila, while filming The Bachelor. But as it turns out, Juan Pablo’s parents probably weren’t used to him being away from them for so long either — even though he’s, y’know, 32 years old.
According to Life & Style, Juan Pablo currently lives at home with his folks. Cue the Failure to Launch jokes. “Most of the money Juan Pablo got from soccer is probably long gone,” says a source. “Money must be tight because he lives in a three-bedroom apartment with his mom and dad.”
So in other words, we’re thinking that Juan Pablo wouldn’t have found it too funny when Sean Lowe pretended to live at his family’s home during his Season 8 Bachelorette Hometown Date with Emily Maynard. And while there’s nothing inherently wrong with living with your parents while you get situated — who’s going to complain about free laundry, right? — this is certainly not the lifestyle we’re used to our “Most Eligible Bachelors” living.
But even if he doesn’t still have money from playing pro sports, doesn’t he have a good job working for Major League Baseball, as we heard about during his date with Nikki Ferrell? Maybe not, L&S’s source says. “Juan Pablo’s job now is as a sports consultant who does work for the Venezuelan Baseball Hall of Fame,” says the insider. This entails traveling to stadiums to “try to get Venezuelan players to sign memorabilia,” although when the season is over, so is his income.
It’s hard to know whether to believe this report, since Juan Pablo hasn’t really made any mention of his living situation on the show. But if it’s true, we can understand why he would jump at the chance to become the Bachelor and pocket a little ABC coin — not to mention why he’s willing to star in a slightly degrading appliance store ad campaign. Plus, Reality Steve reports that El Bachelor is weighing another surprising way of making money that would dramatically impact the show.
Let’s just hope that whichever lady Juan Pablo chooses is a big fan of his parents — since she might end up seeing quite a lot of them.
Do you think this report is true? And if it is, should Juan Pablo have been more upfront about it with the ladies? Or do you think that living with your parents is more common in certain cultures?
Source: Life & Style