He might have earned comparisons to one in every of Bachelor Nation’s most notorious villains, however Trevor needs everybody to know that he is on the present for love, not for fame. In an interview with Leisure Tonight shortly after the premiere, Hearken to Your Coronary heart star Trevor stated he is on the present for the best causes, regardless of beforehand incomes consideration for his temporary look on American Idol.
The “part-time songwriter, part-time development employee” — as he described himself in his Idol audition — gained Katy Perry’s coronary heart even earlier than he began singing in his 2018 audition, however he had a girlfriend on the time. Nevertheless, when that relationship ended, Trevor says he was pushed to audition for The Bachelor with a view to discover love as soon as extra. “I’ve had a number of folks in my life counsel, ‘Hey, why do not you try to go on The Bachelor?'” Trevor defined to ET. “I had considered it for a bit, I did not need to need to go on and folks assume, ‘Oh, this man is making an attempt to advertise his music profession,’ so I made a decision it wasn’t a very good determination for me.”
Whereas he did not watch Hannah Brown’s season of The Bachelorette, Trevor instructed the outlet that he knew about Jed Wyatt’s repute on the present, which can have additionally dissuaded him from auditioning. Nevertheless, when Hearken to Your Coronary heart got here alongside, Trevor felt it was the right alternative for him to probably discover love and a musical collaborator. “When this chance got here alongside to expertise love and do music, it simply appeared like a no brainer for me,” he defined.
Along with incomes comparisons to Jed for his sheepskin coat and behavior of serenading the objects of his affection, Trevor additionally earned a substantial amount of backlash after ending up in a love triangle within the very first episode. Close to the top of the Hearken to Your Coronary heart premiere, it appeared like Nashville-based Jamie was leaning in the direction of handing her rose to Shawn Mendes-lookalike Ryan, till Trevor serenaded her earlier than the Rose Ceremony and stole her coronary heart.
Some followers thought his last-minute efficiency was shady, however Trevor maintains that he did not have a grand plan to win her affections simply to remain within the mansion for an additional week. “I did not do something meticulously to try to earn her rose or no matter. I used to be simply me, and that was sufficient for her to make her determination. And so I am grateful for that,” Trevor instructed ET. He later added, “I did not have any agenda or plan to try to stick alongside so long as I can. I am not taking part in any video games or something like that. … I type of felt proper up entrance that my connection is with Jamie.”
He additionally maintained that as a result of Jamie can be a musician, serenading her wasn’t essentially the grand romantic gesture that it could be to somebody who’s much less musically-inclined. “I am not pulling out some expertise that is gonna woo them,” he shared. “For me, music is such a private factor. I am not at all times the most effective at expressing myself by means of phrases and I assumed, ‘Simply let me present her one other a part of me by means of music.'”
Nonetheless, their “instantaneous connection” doesn’t suggest Trevor and Jamie are destined for a cheerful ending — Ryan continues to be in the home, and it looks as if Trevor’s previous is about to come back again to hang-out him. It is nonetheless too early to know if these two have ended up collectively, however it’s clear that identical to any good love music, this season of Hearken to Your Coronary heart can have loads of highs and lows.