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Oh, Arie! Why can't you stop being awesome so we can quit pining for you?

Arie Luyendyk Jr., the mischievous kissmaster runner-up of Emily Maynard's The Bachelorette Season 8, talked to Indianapolis Monthly about this and that — and when asked if there were any other reality TV shows he enjoyed, he quipped, "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo."

Maybe the IndyCar driver does watch the TLC show with his buddies at the track — we can just picture them! — or maybe it was code. Bachelor executive Robert Mills has already joked that the official title of Sean Lowe's Season 17 will be "The Bachelor: Here Comes Seanie Boo Boo." Very cute.

In other reality TV news, Arie also explained how he and Emily's (ex?) fiance Jef Holm ended up together in the audience for the Dancing With the Stars All-Stars premiere. 

"It was funny because he called as I landed in L.A. and was just hanging out because Emily was in meetings,” Arie said. “So I was like, well, you have to go with me to Dancing with the Stars. It was totally unexpected. We sat sort of in the back, and then during the Justin Bieber concert we went up front."

So the way to Arie’s heart is through … Bieber and Boo Boo? And we thought it was weird when Chris Bukowski started playing with bobblehead dolls! Maybe Emily should invite her ex-bachelors over for playdates with Ricki.

Source: Indianapolis Monthly

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