He courted the jewellery designer over numerous expensive dates and lavish cocktail parties on The Bachelor.
But Matty ‘J’ Johnson insists he’s welcomed the opportunity to ‘get on with normal life’ with winner Laura Byrne after the cameras stopped rolling.
The hunk, 31, told Sydney Morning Herald on Friday: ‘Gone are the days of super yachts and helicopters… That’s been replaced by dirty nappies and taking out the garbage.’
‘Dirty nappies and taking out the garbage’: Matty J describes how he and winner Laura Byrne are enjoying living an ‘unglamorous’ and ‘normal life’ after The Bachelor
Loved-up couple: Matty J declared his love for Laura during The Bachelor finale, which aired on Channel Ten in September
Matty J declared his love for Laura during The Bachelor finale, which aired on Channel Ten in September.
The marketing manager’s sister Kate welcomed a baby girl on Monday, with the couple visiting the new bub soon after.
He even told Yahoo!Be at the time that he was ready to lend his uncle duties, as practice for fatherhood.
Baby joy! The marketing manager’s sister Kate (pictured) welcomed a baby girl on Monday, with the couple visiting the new bub soon after
‘She was helping change nappies the other day’: Matty J said Laura had already volunteered to help with tasks for the newborn, after making his want for children known on the series
Laura appears to be comfortable around newborns as well, with Matty telling The Sydney Morning Herald: ‘She was helping change nappies the other day, doing all these unglamorous things.’
They have both gone back to their previous careers and have stated they have no plans to move in with each other anytime soon.
Meanwhile, Matty was not shy about settling down and having kids while on The Bachelor.
‘A conversation Matty and I have had’: The new couple have already discussed the possibility of kids, according to Laura
Girlfriend Laura, 30, recently opened up to TV Week about her interests in starting a family.
‘I want to have kids one day, which is a conversation Matty and I have had,’ she told the magazine.
‘I want to be in a team when I have kids. I really want to be in an awesome relationship and have that be the basis of having a family.’
‘I really want to be in an awesome relationship’: Laura claimed she needed to have a relationship that was like a ‘team’ to be the ‘basis’ of a family