The Bachelorette Emily Maynard.
Every time a guy is rejected during The Bachelorette, the question comes up: Would he consider being the next Bachelor? Would he make a good next Bachelor?
It worked for Ben Flajnik, who got his heart broken by Ashley Hebert when she turned down his proposal. He went on to have his pick of 25 women.
Could it work for Sean Lowe, the solid-as-a-rock insurance agent from Dallas who finally professed his love to Emily Maynard only to be shown the door?
"It's funny you ask that - I've been getting that a lot lately," Lowe, 28, told reporters in a press call Thursday. "It would be a difficult decision if they were to ask me, only because it was so emotionally taxing, and you know, I don't know if I could go through that again."
He admitted, "I had my heart broken there at the end" by Emily as she narrowed down to her two final guys - Arie Luyendyk Jr., 30, and Jef Holm, 27.
"But," he added, "You know, I believe in the process, and ultimately, if I were to find my wife, it would certainly all be worth it. It's just a little difficult to think about right now. So, I'm not sure. But they would have to ask first. So, I don't even know if I'm going to have to make that decision."
Lowe said he got as far as he did in the reality show game of love with Maynard by not thinking about the fact that she was dating other guys.
"I just pretended it was me and Emily," he says. "I had no idea what she had with Jef and Arie because, frankly, I didn't ask Jef and Arie when we were going through this and I didn't want to know."
Now, he says, he realizes what "strong feelings" she has for them. And that has him "move on a little quicker."
Who does he think Emily will wind up picking, if both guys propose to her?
"I honestly think it's anybody's guess," he says.
He assessed them, saying, "You know, Jef is his own person, which would probably be an attractive quality to most women. He's really funny, and he's fun to be around. And Arie's kind of his own person, too. He's got that European flare to him where he's not the macho American guy - like we're so used to seeing - and he's also got a great sense of humor. So, I think the common bond that Jef and Arie both have is that they're funny guys, and they're easy to be around. So, I could see why Emily fell for both of those guys."
Sean discounted any reports that Arie is only on the show for fame. "I spent a ton of time with Arie, and I got to know Arie really well. Never once did I think he was on the show for any other reason than to find love."
He also said, "At the end of the day they're both great guys. There's no way I could pick."
While he would consider being the Bachelor, he's not hot to find other TV gigs. "I thought the TV experience was cool - once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. I have no desire to be on TV. I'm not one of those guys who's going to keep chasing 15 additional minutes to fame. "