After winning hearts across Australia with his shy smile and goofy ‘cool bananas’ catchphrase, Ritchie Strahan was the fan favourite to star in this seasons The Bachelor.
But it seems the hunky rope access technician with the good guy reputation hasn’t quite had the desired effect on the 18 ladies who lined up to win his heart.
Finding his lack of confidence ‘awkward and unattractive’, and noting Richie’s less-than-pleasing odour, many of this year’s contestants are ready to call it quits and pack their bags without even vying for a rose.
‘He is a lovely guy, but that kind of boy-next-door cutesiness isn’t attractive to a lot of girls,’ says a source on set.
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