At the premiere of Dancing With the Stars Matt James had a very special person cheering him on!
The 29-year-old former The Bachelor star performed Cha-Cha-Cha with pro partner Lindsay Arnold on Monday night (Sept. 20) in Los Angeles.
Matt’s girlfriend Rachel Kirkconnell, whom he met on the ABC reality dating series, was in the audience to support him!
After the show, Matt told ET that he spoke to former Bachelor star Sean Lowe, who told him, You’re going to have a lot of opportunities over of the course [of your relationship] so make sure that you try and include whoever you end up with in that.”
Matt added, “Me and Rachael really took that to heart. So everything I do, she does. She came to Summer Slam with me, we go to wrestling events together, we go to basketball, we do a lot of things together. It just helps with the relationship.”
Matt even said that he is in love!
For his performance on DWTS, Matt scored 24 out of 40.