Reality TV

Bombshell texts allege Bachelorette winner Taite applied for show ‘as a joke’

The reality star bragged 'it's better to be famous than a nobody.'

Taite Radley won Bachelorette Ali Oetjen’s heart during the show’s epic finale on Thursday night as he told the love struck beauty he “came into this journey looking to fall in love.” 

But, the Daily Mail has exposed bombshell texts from Ali’s new beau, and his former girlfriend, Geordie Shore star Dee Nguyen.

The alleged texts imply the suitor only applied to the reality series to get back on TV, following his stint on Seven’s First Dates in 2017.

Taite and Dee first met after they were matched on the Seven dating show, later going their separate ways following a very short-lived fling.

After Dee was then cast in Geordie Shore’s season 17, which was filmed on the Gold Coast, the Sydney babe says Taite sought her help in also getting back on TV.

During a text message exchange between the pair, sent after Taite discovered Dee had been cast on the popular MTV show, he wrote: “I have been looking online, I would love to apply for a few other [shows].”

Dee then mentions Channel 10’s Bachelor franchise, with Taite responding, “Haha I want to apply for that too hahaha how funny would that be.” 

With his ex-flame then insisting he applied for the show during their text exchange in October 2017, Taite concluded: “Yeah I looked at the application the other day.”

Taite hasn’t responded to the bombshell texts. 

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