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Nadia Bartel speaks about being a ‘time poor’ single mum after Jimmy split

Meanwhile, Jimmy allegedly has moved on with a WAG wannabe.
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A devastated Nadia Bartel put on a brave face as she made her first public appearance following her split from husband Jimmy Bartel at an engagement promoting women on Wednesday in Melbourne.

The influencer, who is currently going through it after she found texts on Jimmy’s phone from another woman, took to the stage where she spoke about how “time poor” she is as she alluded to raising their two boys as a single mum.

WATCH: Nadia Bartel speaks about being a ‘time poor’ single mum after Jimmy split

“For me, I am so passionate about what I do and that is what I love,” the influencer and clothing entrepreneur said on a panel in front of the entire room. 

“I want my children to look up to that to know that mum did something she is passionate about.

“It’s setting goals and putting things in place because when you have children you are so time poor as well.”

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Nadia also shared an image of her from the Mercedes event wearing a chic, lemon two-piece knit captioning it with a less than subtle message about how women have supported her following the news that Jimmy has taken up with WAG wannabe, Lauren Mand.

“Thank you Mercedes Benz for having me at your Women Driving Change event, it was great to be a part of it. The energy in the room, women can do it all!”

She was supported in her post, by numerous, high-profile locals.

Steph Claire Smith wrote: “Absolutely [women] can!”

Emma Hawkins, wife of Geelong Cats’ Tom Hawkins, added: “Yeaahhhhh girl! There you are!!!! Leading by example!”

Lana Wilkinson added: “There she is, gorgeous Nards.”

While Queen WAG, Bec Judd, sent her BFF a number of supportive emojis.

Nadia and Jimmy Bartel in happier times
Nadia and Jimmy Bartel in happier times (Credit: Instagram)
Lauren Mand (in red) with a friend
Lauren Mand (in red) with a friend (Credit: Instagram)

It comes on the same day as a shellshocked Nadia is reportedly “bracing herself” for a flood of humiliating new revelations about her estranged husband Jimmy’s alleged antics, amid reports of apparently lurid text messages from “multiple people”.

According to the Herald Sun’s Page 13, Nadia is cringing at the thought that more dirt is coming and she’ll have to shield her two young sons from the fallout. Now the paper says “many of Nadia’s friends” are speaking out.

“As is oft the case with a messy split with other parties involved, Nadia’s friends are fuming for their bestie and looking for blood,” the paper reports.

“Gobsmacked at what they call a horrible betrayal, they have told Page 13 Nadia is bracing herself for even more women to emerge.”

Amid the dirt that is already coming to the surface, there are now claims that Lauren Mand is only the first spotlight-loving beauty headed for the headlines.  

“Friends say Nadia has been getting messages that Lauren has long been referring to Jimmy as her boyfriend and wanted news of their relationship to hit the headlines,” the paper reports.

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