Having had months off work for filming commitments, the creative director has now been shunned by prospective clients because of his questionable TV antics.
Under re for his treatment of women, boozy boys’ nights out and a shocking affair with Davina, Dean can’t seem to shake his bad-boy image.
‘He didn’t exactly come across well on the show,’ a friend tells New Idea.
Wells previously told News Ltd that he is taking a break from his career ‘because of the hysteria and whatnot over the show. I’m taking leave from my own company and stepping down a little bit.’
Now single and sad, the 40-year-old is struggling to build up his client base in the freelance creative director world.
In a desperate last ditch attempt to salvage his dwindling bank balance the love rat has turned to nightclub appearances to pay the bills.
Spotted alongside fellow jilted groom Ryan Gallagher, Dean has been posing for photos with female fans at Melbourne hot spot Empire, even trying his hand at rapping as a new way to earn a living.
‘He knows he only has a small window of opportunity to cash in on his ve minutes of fame and in reality that’s all a guy like Dean is going to get. So he is taking anything he is offered to make a quick buck.’
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