Rejected The Bachelor star Jay Lal’s famous ex has been revealed, after she was eradicated when it emerged she dated the New Zealand bachelor.
Despite being the favorite from day one, The Bachelor star Jay Lal was despatched packing on final night time’s penultimate episode.
The third runner-up appeared to seal her destiny after a prickly dialog with Bachelor Jimmy Nicholson about rumours she dated a famous individual previous to coming into the mansion.
Questioning whether or not or not she was on the present for the fitting causes on their ultimate date, Jay got here clear and stated she’d beforehand dated the New Zealand Bachelor, whom we will reveal was this yr’s main man, Moses Mackay.
“It does look suss,” Jimmy advised the digicam. “Now I’m wondering, is Jay here for me? Or is she just here to bag herself another Bachelor?”
Jay insisted she dated the Kiwi actuality star lengthy earlier than he grew to become the Bachelor this yr, however that wasn’t sufficient for Jimmy to present her a rose in final night time’s ceremony, leaving Brooke Cleal and Holly Kingston to battle it out in tonight’s finale.
In a post-elimination interview with 10 Play, Jay doubled down on claims she dated Moses lengthy earlier than he gained a public profile.
“I dated this guy about six or seven years ago and it was such a short-term relationship,” Jay advised the web site. “And he wasn’t particularly that much in the limelight when I dated him … I actually felt sorry for him that it had been brought up.
“I had to actually message him and be like, ‘Just letting you know this has happened.’”
Jay, 32, grew to become a frontrunner within the first episode when Jimmy gifted her the ‘Business Lounge’ key, which allowed her to have personal time with the Bach at cocktail events every time she wished.
The Sydney-based nutritionist stated she felt the benefit left her with a “target” on her again, as she rapidly succumbed to rumours she was solely on the present for fame.
This was exasperated when gossip swirled that Jay had stated to a make-up artist off-camera that she wished to be Jimmy’s runner-up as a result of they turn into extra profitable on Instagram.
“I didn’t think I rubbed anyone up the wrong way, I think the only way people would have made those rumours or wanted to say those rumours about me was because I did have that key. I think that kind of put a target on my back from day one,” Jay stated.
“That’s probably the hardest thing, people thinking I’m not genuine, because I’m probably the most honest – maybe too honest at times – person.
“When my friends and family see it even they got a bit upset because they know that’s far from who I am. That was one of the most difficult things. People thinking I’m not a genuine person.”
The Bachelor finale airs tonight on Channel 10 at 7.30pm