Before filming began, Hicks had his natural blond hair dyed red to match Prince Harry's hair colour, and was given brief training in "princely" activities he would need for the show, such as horseback riding, fencing and ballroom dancing.Hicks was also taught extensive information about Prince Harry, to help Hicks be able to respond to contestants appropriately.
throughout Latin America (especially in Mexico, Colombia and Argentina) in February 2015, and on Network Ten in Australia.
At first, the contestants are not explicitly told that the bachelor is Prince Harry; they are merely led to make that inference on their own by Hicks' close resemblance, the royal setting of Englefield House, However, in the 5th episode, Hicks tells Kelly while they are alone that he is Prince Harry and later butler Kingsley announces to all seven remaining contestants at the dinner table that "Sir is indeed His Royal Highness Prince Harry of Wales." Contestant Andrea Fox, in an interview on the Kidd Kraddick in the Morning radio show, said that prior to filming the contestants were told they were going to be on a TV show called "Dream Date" and that it was more about "the experience for the girls" instead of "finding love", and that people with the show kept saying "Don't compare it to The Bachelor".
Why would you want to be with a guy who doesn’t want to be with you anyway? You want to be with a guy who can’t believe his luck that a girl like you would choose him! He may have left you, don’t let him take your dignity with him.
OK, so now that we know why, let’s talk about what to do to help you move on to greener pastures. Girls will come up with all kinds of deluded reasons why they absolutely must initiate contact.
The bachelor, Matthew Hicks, works for an environmental consultancy firm.
He had previously done some very small-scale impersonations of Prince Harry, but otherwise had no prior acting experience.
and follows twelve American women who are led to believe that they are competing for the affections of Prince Harry.
However, in reality the bachelor is Matthew Hicks, a Prince Harry look-alike.
He wouldn’t have come up with a list of reasons to never see or speak to you again, and proceed to never see or speak to you again.