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‘The Bachelor Australia’ finale was packed with drama on Thursday night, and now a former star of the reality TV franchise has revealed something viewers would not have been privy to.
Locky Gilbert and Bella Varelis enjoyed a helicopter ride followed by a romantic evening in the pool, and while the couple appeared warm in each other’s arms in the water, it may not have been all as it seemed.
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“Also quick peek behind the curtain: my hot tub moment (everyone has one) the heating hadn’t worked so we were actually sitting in a freezing cold tub of water OUTSIDE IN JULY #TheBachelorAU,” she wrote on the social media platform.
Bella and Locky’s finale date was filmed in the Hunter Valley after the cast returned to in-person shooting following a COVID-19 lockdown.
There’s a good chance it was cool given the then-winter climate, though we don’t have any confirmation that pool heating wasn’t turned on for this pair.
HuffPost Australia has contacted Channel 10 for comment.
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