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FIRST PICS: Sophie Tieman and Brittany Hockley spotted for first time following brutal dumping

Holding a grudge girls?

The Bachelor Australia rejects Brittany Hockley and Sophie Tieman have been spotted looking very tense as they headed out for their post-show interviews on Friday.

The heartbroken pair arrived at Sydney’s KIIS FM studio ahead of their Kyle and Jackie O Show appearance, and battled the rain to get inside. 

Both girls were seemingly not prepared for the grim weather, dressed in revealing outfits. 

Sophie, looking downcast, was dressed in a striped blazer and tiny bralette.

The blonde reality star paired the navy bra and striped jacket with blue jeans and tan heels. 

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Brittany opted for a pale-pink look, paired with a teeny-tiny white crop top. 

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While on the Kyle and Jackie O Show, the rejected reality stars admitted that they bonded over their joint dumping by this year’s Bachelor.

The two shared that there was also one comment made by Nick Cummins that left their “blood boiling.” 

Brittany told Kyle Sandilands and Jackie O Henderson, “One part for me, when he said, ‘Thanks, but no thanks’, and he said ‘Thanks for sharing.’ I just thought, ‘Are you for real? That’s your last thing for me?'” 

The brunette beauty was clearly still seething, continuing, “He said to me the night before, ‘You’re literally perfect, but not perfect enough’,” adding she was still shocked. 


Following the episode’s emotional airing, Sophie took to Instagram to share her thoughts on Nick’s decision. 

Sophie wrote, “I’m not entirely sure where to even start…As you are all very aware, I struggle to put into words exactly how I’m feeling which makes this particular post an extremely difficult one to put together. 

“There is no denying that this isn’t the way I hoped my journey would end. I unknowingly reached a point in time where not only could I see a future with Nick, I really wanted it.

“But in saying that, I am a firm believer that things happen for a reason, and now was not my time. I’m slowly coming to terms with this…and it’s okay.

“Do I have any regrets? Absolutely not. You guys were only shown such a small part of a very, very long journey.

“It was nothing short of an emotional roller coaster. But, overall what an amazing experience I have just been through. The friendships I have made, the personal growth I have experienced – it’s priceless.”

The shocking finale left Australia with a collective open jaw, as Nick Cummins made the decision that no other Bachelor has ever made before. 

Walking away alone, Nick admitted that he hadn’t fallen for either Sophie or Brittany, leaving them both heartbroken. 

Last week, Cummins also decided to flee Australia for Papua New Guinea to trek to Kokoda Trail. The reality star will not be doing any post-show interviews, except for the Sunday Project alongside Lisa Wilkinson. 

In a preview for this Sunday’s episode, the Project host grills a red-faced Nick on his decision. 

“But you do understand on The Bachelor you’re meant to be at a place where you’re ready to have a relationship?” Lisa says. 

Nick appears at a loss for words, and is seen bowing and shaking his head as he tries to muster a response. 


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