Former Bachelor Peter Weber Says He's Learned to 'Stay Away' from Dating Shows: 'Not My Forte' (Exclusive)

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After going on season 2 of 'The Traitors,' the pilot told PEOPLE he'd love to try "any kind of competition show"

<p>Kelsey McNeal/ABC via Getty</p> Former Bachelor Peter Weber

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Former Bachelor Peter Weber

Peter Weber got his reality TV start on The Bachelor, but he has no plans to stay faithful to dating shows.

After appearing on season 2 of The Traitors, Weber, 32, told PEOPLE at the DIRECTV Streaming with the Stars Oscar Viewing Party in Beverly Hills on Sunday that he’d like to appear on more competition shows.

“I think I have to stay away from the love shows,” Weber said. “That's not really my forte. I've learned that. But any kind of competition show — Special Forces, Survivor — I would definitely look forward to a challenge like that. I would love to push myself and have the ability to see what I'm made of.”

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Weber showed off his competitive nature on The Traitors by taking charge of the Faithfuls and leading them in some major moves, including the banishments of Traitors Dan Gheesling and Parvati Shallow. Naturally, Weber created some enemies among the Traitors (and even the Faithfuls!), with Phaedra Parks memorably telling him at a round table, “This is not The Bachelor and I don’t have to kiss your ass for a rose.”

The pilot tried to make amends with Parks, 50, by extending her a rose at the Traitors reunion.

“I was talking with the producer, I'm like, 'Yeah, I should do that. Why not?'” Weber said of how that moment came together. “It was [the] perfect way, I think, to kind to smooth everything over. And listen, I think Phaedra is incredible. Obviously we got into it and had a heated battle, but it was all in the spirit of the game.”

<p>Amanda Edwards/Getty</p> Peter Weber at the DIRECTV Streaming with the Stars Hosted by Rob Lowe event in Beverly Hills on March 10

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Peter Weber at the DIRECTV Streaming with the Stars Hosted by Rob Lowe event in Beverly Hills on March 10

Weber said he and the former Real Housewife of Atlanta are “good now.”

“I'm someone that takes a lot to kind get me brought up like that, and she definitely got me there, but it was just competitive juices flowing,” he continued.

Weber said he “was emotional from that whole ending” of The Traitors season 2, which saw Chris “CT” Tamburello and Trishelle Cannatella choose to banish one more time after eliminating the final Traitor, Kate Chastain. The Challenge vets ultimately ousted Mercedes “MJ” Javid, a fellow Faithful, leaving her without a cut of the final prize money.

<p>Euan Cherry/PEACOCK via Getty</p> Peter Weber (left) and Alan Cumming on 'The Traitors' season 2

Euan Cherry/PEACOCK via Getty

Peter Weber (left) and Alan Cumming on 'The Traitors' season 2

Weber's cunning instincts surprised viewers and Traitors host Alan Cumming alike.

“Peter's trajectory in the show is fascinating because it shows this whole theory that gamers from shows like Survivor and Big Brother and everything are going to be much more predisposed to be good in the show; that's clearly not true,” Cumming, 59, told PEOPLE. “Peter being the cutesy Bachelor has kind of worked it all out and was really kind of strategizing in a really amazing way.”

<p>John Fleenor/ABC via Getty</p> Hannah Brown and Peter Weber

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Hannah Brown and Peter Weber

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Viewers first met Weber on Hannah Brown’s season of The Bachelorette. Though Brown, 29, didn’t pick Weber in the end, the two infamously had sex in a windmill during their Fantasy Suite date.

Weber went on to become The Bachelor and ended his season by breaking off his engagement to finalist Hannah Ann Sluss in order to pursue a relationship with another contestant, Madison Prewett.

Two days after Weber and Prewett, 27, reunited during the season finale, they announced that they’d called it quits. Weber went on to date another one of his contestants, Kelley Flanagan, on and off until April 2023.

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