From Katie Thurston’s very first appearance on the 25th season of The Bachelor starring Matt James, we knew she would be a contestant to watch. Bringing her very own sparkly purple vibrator for her first impression and poking fellow castmate Mari Pepin on the arm with it when her time talking to James was up, Thurston has made it clear from day one that she is sex-positive, outgoing, and hilarious to boot. We can’t get over her history-making first-episode antics, her willingness to take on “Queen” Victoria Larson for her attitude, and her emotional breakthroughs with contestants like Sarah Trott. Authenticity seems to be the name of the game for Thurston, and we are so into it! Ready to find out more? Scroll through for nine facts about this Bachelor contestant who’s quickly becoming a fan fave.