Hunter Grayson has opened up about his experience on the Fox dating show Farmer is looking for a wife—and revealed which aspect he found most challenging.
The 31-year-old cattle and horse breeder has joined the cast of the series in hopes of meeting his perfect counterpart, who joins fellow farmers Ryan Black, Landon Heaton and Allen Foster.
The Farmer is looking for a wife Format is one of the most successful in the world of dating shows and has resulted in 180 marriages and over 400 children in the 35 countries that have versions around the world.
Hosted by Jennifer Nettles, the US show follows each farmer and his group of singles, accustomed to an urban lifestyle, who the farmers met and chose together before being invited to experience life on their farms.
Speaking ahead of the show’s March 8 premiere was Grayson, who hadn’t watched reality television before signing on Farmer is looking for a wiferevealed he struggled with dating multiple women at once while filming the show.
He said news week: “When the ladies showed up on the [farm]it sounds like a great idea on paper, but when you date all these women at the same time, you know I’m not, nor should I ever be, you know.
“If I were okay with that, I would be questioning my own moral compass. I think that was the biggest challenge for me when I was like, oh, that’s the real point.”
Grayson revealed how he tempered the challenges that came with being on a reality television show, saying he “always wanted to put the ladies first.”
“I put them on a pedestal because they’re the ones who put their lives on hold for this,” the star explained.
“I need to get on with my daily life as best I can but these people put everything on hold for this experience and I wanted to make sure I gave them everything and gave them what is truly theirs at this point in time.”
Despite the obstacles, Grayson described the filming Farmer is looking for a wife as “one of the greatest experiences” of his life.
“I can say with complete sincerity that this show really isn’t something that’s been done before — in the US,” he said.
He added that he was initially “concerned” about signing up for the experience, but was reassured by how many long-lasting relationships the show has built in the past.
In relation to Farmer is looking for a wife‘s wildly successful versions in other countries, Grayson said: “It has a record and I did a little research and looked at it.”
He added, laughing: “I said I won’t do that unless I can see this with my grandmother and she’s not allowed to close her eyes or cover her ears. I think we hit that on the head.”
And hopefully establish love relationships Farmer is looking for a wifeGrayson formed strong friendships with his co-stars while filming the dating show.
The star previously revealed that news week how the four individual pawns connected during the shooting experience.
Grayson revealed how he, Black, Heaton and Foster are “really close now” and said they are “four strangers who have become lifelong friends”.
“With whom else can we compare this experience [with] each other?” he added.
Farmer is looking for a wife continues Wednesdays at 9 p.m. ET on FOX.