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Australian stars congratulate Brooke Blurton on Bachelorette announcement

Stars including Osher Günsberg, Julia Morris and Tegan Martin congratulate Brooke Blurton as she’s announced as the first bisexual Bachelorette

Australian stars have congratulated Brooke Blurton after she was announced as the first openly bisexual Bachelorette on Thursday.

The forthcoming series will mark the first time globally that any franchise will feature a mixed-gender cast as both men and women compete for her affections.

Following the official announcement, host Osher Gunsberg shared a photo of Brooke holding a red rose to Instagram and wrote:’I am beyond thrilled to announce that our next #bacheloretteau is… @brooke.blurton.’

Looking for love: Australian stars including Osher Gunsberg, Tegan Martin and Julia Morris have congratulated Brooke Blurton (pictured) after she was announced as The Bachelorette’s first bisexual star on Thursday

‘We are a nation of people from so many different backgrounds, so many different cultures and so many different experiences, yet we all have one thing in common – we all want to be loved in a way that is meaningful to us.’

‘I can’t wait to get started on helping our Bachelorette Brooke find that kind of love,’ he ended.

Comedian Julia Morris also expressed her excitement, commenting: ‘Inspired. Love Brooke. Love you.’

Post: Host Osher Gunsberg (pictured) wrote: 'We are a nation of people from so many different backgrounds, so many different cultures and so many different experiences, yet we all have one thing in common – we all want to be loved in a way that is meaningful to us'

Post: Host Osher Gunsberg (pictured) wrote: ‘We are a nation of people from so many different backgrounds, so many different cultures and so many different experiences, yet we all have one thing in common – we all want to be loved in a way that is meaningful to us’

Support: Comedian Julia Morris also expressed her excitement, commenting: 'Inspired. Love Brooke. Love you'

Support: Comedian Julia Morris also expressed her excitement, commenting: ‘Inspired. Love Brooke. Love you’

Model Tegan Martin wrote: ‘This is incredible congrats beauty,’ while Rosie Waterland added: ‘YESSSSSSSS’.

Meanwhile, former Bachelor In Paradise star Alisha Aitken-Radburn said: ‘TIME TO FALL IN LOVE… so incredibly excited for our beautiful Brooke.’

‘From being piled into the same van at Sydney Airport and carted off to the Bachie mansion three years ago to Brooke rightly running the place. Third time’s a charm.’

Exciting: Brooke is set to make history as the first openly bisexual Bachelorette. The 25-year-old Bachelor alum said she's 'ready' to help smash the reality TV show's conventions in an interview with The Daily Telegraph on Thursday

Exciting: Brooke is set to make history as the first openly bisexual Bachelorette. The 25-year-old Bachelor alum said she’s ‘ready’ to help smash the reality TV show’s conventions in an interview with The Daily Telegraph on Thursday

Brooke is set to make history as the first openly bisexual Bachelorette.

The 25-year-old Bachelor alum said she’s ‘ready’ to help smash the reality TV show’s conventions in an interview with The Daily Telegraph on Thursday.

When asked how she felt audiences would take the change, Brooke admitted, ‘I am not too sure if Australia is ready for it.’

‘I certainly am,’ the Indigenous star stated.

Ready for it? When asked how she felt audiences would take the change, Brooke admitted, 'I am not too sure if Australia is ready for it'

Ready for it? When asked how she felt audiences would take the change, Brooke admitted, ‘I am not too sure if Australia is ready for it’

‘If it makes people feel uncomfortable in any way, I really challenge them to think about why it does,’ continued the Bachelor in Paradise star.

The youth worker has dated men and women in the past.

She addressed her sexuality on The Bachelor in 2018, telling leading man Nick Cummins, ‘I’ve had four relationships… one with a guy but I’ve also had two relationships with women.

‘When I was in those relationships, I looked beyond what they were as female and I really loved [them] for who they were as people.’

World first: The forthcoming series will see both men and women competing for her affections

World first: The forthcoming series will see both men and women competing for her affections

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