Minnesota Politician Authors Bill Banning ‘Bachelor’ Arie From State

Alternate headline: Elected Leader Wastes Tax Payer Time and Money

Minnesota State Representative Drew Christensen just followed through on a promise to author a bill banning “The Bachelor” star Arie Luyendyk Jr. from the North Star State.

Why? Well, the politician got more than a thousand retweets on a social media promise to draft it. He claimed this whole thing is all a “civics lesson.” Sure, Drew.

Anyway, here is the original tweet and the bill as promised:

Christensen also ended up inviting Becca — who was dumped by Arie after an initial proposal on “The Bachelor” season finale — to Minnesota’s State of the State Address.

Here’s how that came up:

Click here to see more of Christensen’s tweets on the matter. It is clearly all a civics lesson and not a young politician thirsting for and enjoying some national attention on the heels of reality show dating drama.

A representative for Christensen has yet to respond to TheWrap’s request for comment.