Sean Lowe’s Bachelor and possible engagement spoiled

The Bachelor‘s 17th season won’t debut until January 7, but the woman Sean Lowe selects and what happens during the final rose ceremony has already been revealed, thanks to Reality Steve, of course.

Steve reveals that the spoiler, below, is “1000% confirmed” and acknowledges skeptics might point to the season when he was wrong, but says it is not “a guess” or “speculation,” but “confirmed.” Steve also reveals who will attend JP and Ashley’s wedding this Saturday. Stop reading now if you don’t want to know.

The woman Sean apparently selects is Catherine Giudici, who’s a 26-year-old a freelance graphic designer and also works as a “visual designer for display advertising at Amazon,” according to her LinkedIn profile. She lives in Seattle and writes about meatless food for Seattleite, where her bio calls her an “opportunistic vegan.”

Her ABC bio says that she admires “[a]nyone who can look beyond themselves and unselfishly help others. Giving more than they may have. They are an example for us all.”

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