Colton Underwood Reveals Why He’s a Virgin on ‘The Bachelor’ Premiere: Watch Our Recap

Did you know Colton Underwood is a virgin? If you didn’t — somehow — the message came through loud and clear during The Bachelor premiere.

“It was a conscious decision at first then I really started diving deep into my professional football career and my personal life took a backseat,” the NFL star, 26, explained in the Monday, January 7, episode. “It’s not like I’m going to lose it on a one-night stand … it’s just very important to me.”

COLTON UNDERWOOD The Bachelor Virgin
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Throughout the night, he met 30 women hoping for love — many who thought making a quip about said virginity was the way to win him over. So, did it work?

For a full recap of the episode, including the “Strip Down Moment of the Night,” presented by Bioré®, watch the video above!

The Bachelor airs on ABC Mondays at 8 p.m. ET.

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