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New Bachelorette Brooke Blurton said she’d never do reality TV again in 2019

Spoke too soon? Brooke Blurton said she’d NEVER do reality TV again in 2019 – as she’s announced as the first ever bisexual Bachelorette

Australia’s new Bachelorette Brooke Blurton said two years ago she would never appear on reality TV again.

She posted a video to Instagram in 2019 in which she vowed to steer clear of television dating shows after watching her last episode of Bachelor in Paradise.

‘I am here to say that I am really happy and I’ve met a new love, her name is Shiraz,’ the 26-year-old joked at the time.

Spoke too soon! Australia’s new Bachelorette Brooke Blurton said two years ago she would never appear on reality TV again. She posted a video to Instagram in 2019 in which she vowed to steer clear of television dating shows after watching her last episode of Bachelor in Paradise

‘No I’m extremely happy and thank you so much for following my Paradise journey, it was fun, it was emotional,’ she added. 

She went on to say that perhaps two stints on reality TV was enough and she was no longer interested in finding love on a national stage.

‘But do you know what… I don’t think I’ll be going on a reality show ever again – and I say that for the second time,’ she said.

‘I promise you I am so happy on the outside, I don’t need to go on the show.’ 

Famous last words? Brooke said at the time that perhaps two stints on reality TV was enough and she was no longer interested in finding love on a national stage

Famous last words? Brooke said at the time that perhaps two stints on reality TV was enough and she was no longer interested in finding love on a national stage 

Just bluffing! Brooke clearly had a change of heart after recording that video, as she was announced on Thursday as Australia's first openly bisexual Bachelorette

Just bluffing! Brooke clearly had a change of heart after recording that video, as she was announced on Thursday as Australia’s first openly bisexual Bachelorette

Brooke, who made her franchise debut on Nick Cummins’ season of The Bachelor in 2018, clearly had a change of heart after recording that video.

She was announced on Thursday as Australia’s first openly bisexual Bachelorette.

The forthcoming series will mark the first time any season of The Bachelor or The Bachelorette has featured a mixed-gender cast vying for the lead star’s affections. 

Breaking barriers: The forthcoming series will mark the first time any season of The Bachelor or The Bachelorette has featured a mixed-gender cast vying for the lead star's affections

Breaking barriers: The forthcoming series will mark the first time any season of The Bachelor or The Bachelorette has featured a mixed-gender cast vying for the lead star’s affections

Brooke told The Daily Telegraph she was ‘ready’ to smash reality TV conventions.

When asked how she felt audiences would take the change, the youth worker said: ‘I am not too sure if Australia is ready for it. I certainly am.

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

Bisexual: The youth worker has dated men and women in the past

Bisexual: The youth worker has dated men and women in the past 

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.’

Bold: Brooke told The Daily Telegraph she was 'ready' to smash reality TV conventions

Bold: Brooke told The Daily Telegraph she was ‘ready’ to smash reality TV conventions 

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk