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Awkward! Sam Frost’s brother Alex joins forces with her ex Jay Bruno on Survivor

This could make for some uncomfortable Frost family viewing.
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Former Home & Away star Sam Frost found fame after starring on The Bachelor, and now, her brother Alex seems to be following in her footsteps as he’s set to appear on the upcoming season of Survivor: Blood V Water.

The only thing is that Alex will be teaming up with Sam’s ex-boyfriend, Jay Bruno.

WATCH: First Look At Australian Survivor: Blood V Water

In case you missed it, Jay and Sam had called time on their relationship of several months around November last year, with Jay saying it “just didn’t work”.

Earlier this week, he revealed that he was the one to end the relationship and explained he hasn’t remained friends with Sam as he didn’t want to give her false hope for a reconciliation.​
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Sam’s brother has teamed up with her ex, Jay Bruno. (Credit: Instagram)

“It is pretty simple, I just guess I couldn’t see a future with her,” he told Sydney Confidential.

“It is never easy to stay friends with someone you dated and I broke up with her so I think it would be unfair for me to hover around and confuse her.

“I have kept my distance. It is obviously hard because you feel for the other person but people just break up sometimes and I didn’t want to lead her on so I have moved on.”

While Survivor: Blood V Water was shot several months ago, the popular reality series is set to debut next Monday, January 31st, which could make for some awkward family viewing for the Frosts.

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Alex and Jay will be battling it out on Survivor: Blood V Water. (Credit: Network 10)

However, despite Sam and Jay’s split, it seems that the boys have remained close mates, with Alex dishing that Sam “was jealous of how well we got along” at times.

He added that he and Jay “were kind of like best friends so we thought it would be easy [to win Survivor] having this telepathic sense.”

Meanwhile, Jay has spoken of the pairing, telling the Daily Telegraph, “I had to have someone that was close to family and at the time he was.

“It did add an exciting element [being there together] as we didn’t know what was going to happen,” he said, adding, “It made it a bit more surprising and fun.”

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Survivor isn’t Jay’s first foray into reality TV. In 2019, the trainer appeared on season two of Instant Hotel with his former girlfriend, model Leah Johnsen.

Fans may also know Jay for hosting the Jay, Foz & Alex radio show with Bachelor in Paradise’s Alex Nation.

Meanwhile, Jay has since moved on and is now dating influencer and pilates instructor Ellyn McCartney, saying of his new flame, “She is probably the only girl I’ve met that is funnier than me so well done to her.”

As for Sam, the Bachelor alum revealed at the end of last year that she would be saying goodbye to Home and Away after joining the popular drama as Jasmine Delaney in 2017.

Australian Survivor: Blood V Water begins Monday, 31 January at 7.30 pm On 10 And 10 Play On Demand.

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