When The Bachelorette host announced the Season 16 cast on Facebook in September, he said of Ed, "Don't judge a book by its cover."
"Because I'll be honest, I did. I said, 'This guy's a meat-head. There's no substance. there's nothing to him.' I was wrong.," Chris admitted. "He is a great guy -- very deep, very thoughtful, very interesting. The more we all got to know him, the more we really fell in love with Ed."
Chris added, "I awkwardly got to spend a lot of time with Ed, and so, I can speak for my awkward moment, he's a really good guy."
Ed has many aquatic hobbies such as kayaking or paddle boarding, and he'd love to share these experiences with a life partner.
Ed is also a sucker for all-inclusive resorts.
What is Ed looking for in his ideal woman?
The Bachelorette bachelor says he's finally in a place mentally and professionally to find his soul mate and settle down.
Ed is looking for a woman who can joke around and be playful and also has natural beauty without looking overly fake. He claims to be serious about getting married and finding a meaningful and loving relationship.