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Bachelorette runner-up Jamie-Lee Dayz appears to side with Darvid Garayeli over Brooke Blurton

Darvid Garayeli confirmed his split from Bachelorette Brooke Blurton on Sunday, only for his ex to accuse him of going against her wishes by announcing it too soon.

And if that wasn’t enough drama, an unexpected twist has emerged after runner-up contestant Jamie-Lee Dayz weighed in on the couple’s break-up on Tuesday.

The psychology student, 30, appears to have sided with her former love rival Darvid, 27, by sharing a supportive comment below his latest Instagram post. 

Taking sides? A twist has emerged in The Bachelorette’s break-up saga as runner-up Jamie-Lee Dayz (pictured) appears to side with former love rival Darvid Garayeli over Brooke Blurton

Darvid uploaded a selfie announcing he’d moved out of the Melbourne apartment he briefly shared with Brooke, 26, and was back living with his family in Brisbane. 

The landscaper wrote in the caption: ‘Back home with my loved ones… and my washing. Thanks for all the supportive messages, putting on a brave face.’

Much to the surprise of fans, Jaimie-Lee showed her support by commenting, ‘You’ve got this,’ along with a heart emoji.

'Home': Darvid posted this selfie on Tuesday announcing he'd moved out of the Melbourne apartment he briefly shared with Brooke, 26, and was back living with his family in Brisbane

‘Home’: Darvid posted this selfie on Tuesday announcing he’d moved out of the Melbourne apartment he briefly shared with Brooke, 26, and was back living with his family in Brisbane

Supportive: Much to the surprise of fans, Jaimie-Lee showed her support by commenting, 'You've got this,' along with a heart emoji

Supportive: Much to the surprise of fans, Jaimie-Lee showed her support by commenting, ‘You’ve got this,’ along with a heart emoji

Her kind words caught the attention of Bachelorette viewers who praised her for being so classy after Brooke had chosen Darvid over her in the season finale.

Interestingly, she does not appear to have made any public statements in support of Brooke; however, it’s possible she reached out to the youth worker privately.

Darvid’s interstate move comes after he announced his split from Brooke on Sunday, just one month after their season of The Bachelorette finished airing.

But following his break-up announcement, Brooke said she was ‘surprised’ he had decided to publicly share the news without consulting her.

Shock split: Darvid's interstate move comes after he announced his split from Brooke (left) on Sunday, just one month after their season of The Bachelorette finished airing

Shock split: Darvid’s interstate move comes after he announced his split from Brooke (left) on Sunday, just one month after their season of The Bachelorette finished airing

‘Hey beautiful people before my phone blows up. I just want to say right now I’m finding this really quite overwhelming and just as surprising to me as you guys,’ Brooke said.

‘I just woke up to the news. It was definitely agreed to part ways. I just wanted to do it privately, amicably, and respectfully.

‘This is not how and what I expected to be doing right now so as you can imagine, this is all a lot.’

What went wrong? Following his break-up announcement, Brooke, 26, said she was 'surprised' Darvid had decided to publicly share the news without consulting her

What went wrong? Following his break-up announcement, Brooke, 26, said she was ‘surprised’ Darvid had decided to publicly share the news without consulting her

She added: ‘You will all have your judgements and have your say but there is a lot going on in my world and D’s of course. So, I again just ask you be kind, we are human.

‘I really do hope you respect some part of somewhat “privacy” we do have right now because like I said, this was a surprise to wake up just as much as it was for you guys. For now, tuning out but we will speak soon.’

Darvid had posted on Instagram several hours earlier: ‘Starting off the New Year with an end to a chapter and hopefully the beginning of another. 

Unexpected: Brooke said she hadn't expected to wake up to see Darvid announcing their split

Unexpected: Brooke said she hadn’t expected to wake up to see Darvid announcing their split

‘Unfortunately, Brooke and I have parted ways. Whilst we both genuinely thought we were each other’s person; things change and that’s okay.

‘Please respect our privacy and that at the end of the day we are both just people with real feelings.

‘Thank you so much for being considerate, a lot of lessons learned.’ 

Announcement: Darvid had posted on Instagram several hours earlier: 'Starting off the New Year with an end to a chapter and hopefully the beginning of another. 'Unfortunately, Brooke and I have parted ways'

Announcement: Darvid had posted on Instagram several hours earlier: ‘Starting off the New Year with an end to a chapter and hopefully the beginning of another. ‘Unfortunately, Brooke and I have parted ways’

Brooke chose Darvid during the Bachelorette finale, which aired in November, telling him she was in love with him and presenting him with a ring.

‘From the moment I met you, I felt a lot of feelings. I felt calm, I felt trusting,’ an emotional Brooke began.

‘I felt an instant chemistry and connection that I never, ever felt with anyone before.’ 

After the finale, Darvid revealed they were about to move in together in Melbourne.

The chosen one: Brooke chose Darvid during the Bachelorette finale, which aired in November, telling him she was in love with him and presenting him with a ring. She said at the time: 'I felt an instant chemistry and connection that I never, ever felt with anyone before'

The chosen one: Brooke chose Darvid during the Bachelorette finale, which aired in November, telling him she was in love with him and presenting him with a ring. She said at the time: ‘I felt an instant chemistry and connection that I never, ever felt with anyone before’

He said: ‘I can’t believe I found my person. When I entered this experience, I can honestly say I had no idea what to expect. I’ve come out of this with my life partner and she’s so much more than I could have ever envisioned. 

‘It’s been an absolute roller coaster to get to this point, four months of laughter, tears and endless FaceTimes.

‘This is the beginning of a new chapter for both of us and I can’t wait to move into our Melbourne abode.’

Taking the next step: After the finale, Darvid revealed they were about to move in together in Melbourne

Taking the next step: After the finale, Darvid revealed they were about to move in together in Melbourne

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