Bachelor Sean Lowe: Emily Maynard Is 'Not For Me'

'Bachelor' Sean Lowe stops by Access Hollywood Live on January 10, 2013 'Bachelor' Sean Lowe stops by Access Hollywood Live on January 10, 2013

“Bachelor” Sean Lowe once confessed his love for “Bachelorette” Emily Maynard, but now says he has realized she’s not right for him.

“She’s a beautiful girl and I think the world of Emily, but she’s not for me,” the reality TV hunk told Billy Bush and Kit Hoover on Thursday’s Access Hollywood Live.

“At the time I thought she was [the one],” he said, looking back on his time on “The Bachelorette.” “In the moment I really felt [love for her]… but, I don’t want a girl who doesn’t want me. I’ve moved on.”

Adding, “I’ve put it behind me. I can’t go back to Emily. It’s not in my cards to end up with her.”

Sean knows the chances are not in his favor when it comes to finding love (only 3 of 24 “Bachelor” and “Bachelorette” romances have survived!), but he’s determined to beat the odds.

“I’m in a position where I’m ready to get married, I know that,” he told Billy and Kit. “Some [of the contestants this season] are crazy, some are legitimately great girls… There’s a chance I could find love and it would work out.”

And don’t expect to see the 28-year-old ditching his native Texas for a relationship in the spotlight with a star.

“I don’t know if I’m ready to pursue a Hollywood relationship,” he added. “I’m happy being a normal guy from Dallas.”

“The Bachelor” airs Mondays at 8 PM on ABC.

-- Jesse Spero

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