Last week Nick Cummins shocked the nation when he chose no one at the end of The Bachelor finale.
Now Australia is waiting for Ali Oetjen to find her happily ever after when The Bachelorette kicks off this week.
But if one of her latest interviews is anything to go by, it seems the 32-year-old’s third time looking for love on reality TV may not necessarily be a case of third time lucky.
Speaking to news.com.au, Ali wouldn’t confirm whether she’s actually found love after shooting The Bachelorette, but she said was “very happy” and “at peace”.
She insisted she wouldn’t settle for just anyone, and feared even before filming that she may not meet the right guy for her.
“It really mounted just before (filming) started,” she said of the pressure she felt to find the love of her life.
“On the red carpet, I was like, ‘Oh my God, what if there’s not one guy on here that’s Mr Right?’ I wasn’t going to settle for just anybody,” she added.
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Ali appeared on Australia’s first season of The Bachelor with Tim Robards back in 2013.
Earlier this year she starred on Bachelor In Paradise and fell in love with Grant Kemp, but that was a very short-lived romance plagued with cheating rumours after the split.
Ali’s focus since then has been on moving forward, and not letting Grant’s claims that she hooked up with his friend, get in the way of her future.
“He obviously wants his name in all the headlines, and he’s getting exactly what he wants,” she said.
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