The Bachelor’s Brittany Hockley is set to confront Casaandra Wood over her history with Nick ‘The Honey Badger’ Cummins.
In a preview clip which aired on Wednesday night, Brittany, 30, is seen receiving some news from a family member about Cassandra and Nick’s past, leaving the brunette furious.
She’s seen confronting Cass at a cocktail party, which Channel Ten has described as ‘the biggest blow-up’ of the season.
‘The whole thing is a ploy, you’re together!’ The Bachelor’s Brittany Hockley (left) confronts Cassandra Wood (right) about her history with Nick Cummins leaving the blonde in tears
‘You’re relationship with Nick, I was mortified,’ Brittany tells a stunned Cassandra.
‘The whole thing is a ploy, you’re together, you’re the winner, you know it!’
Cassandra is then seen breaking down into tears during the tense exchange.
Meanwhile, On Monday, Brittany, confirmed the soon-to-air showdown with TV Week magazine, saying it was the ‘hardest part’ of filming the series.
Confession: ‘You’re relationship with Nick, I was mortified,’ she tells Cass in the short clip
‘She [Cass] had always maintained she hadn’t dated Nick, and while there was chitter-chatter as to whether she had or she had not, I always stood by her,’ she said.
During tense scenes, Cass reveals that she and the Honey Badger were in fact very close, and Brittany becomes upset the past relationship has given her competition an unfair advantage.
According to reports, the girls even start to believe that Cass is a ‘plant’ by producers, believing it was their plan for the blonde beauty and Nick to end up together all along.
‘She [Cass] had always maintained she hadn’t dated Nick, and while there was chitter-chatter as to whether she had or she had not, I always stood by her,’ Britt told TV Week on Monday
Meanwhile, Manly-based accounting student Cass says she feels ‘guilty’ not disclosing her past relationship with Nick.
‘The hardest thing for me was hiding it from the girls. I hate lying, but I wasn’t given a rule book on how to handle it and I freaked out hard,’ she told TV Week.
She said she was trying to be altruistic in not letting the other contestants be put off by the close bond she once shared with the ex-Wallabies star.
Guilty: Manly-based accounting student Cass says she feels ‘guilty’ not disclosing her past relationship with Nick
The dramatic scenes come after Brittany, Cass and fellow frontrunner Sophie Tieman, 25, spoke of their close friendship amid ‘bullying’ on the show.
Speaking to Confidential earlier this month, Brittany told the publication that she, Cassandra and Sophie had an unbreakable bond after meeting on the show.
‘No man is going to get between us and our new friendship,’ she told the publication of the ladies’ new found friendship.
‘No man is going to get between us and our new friendship’: The dramatic scenes come after Brittany, Cass and fellow frontrunner Sophie Tieman, 25, spoke of their close friendship amid ‘bullying’ on the show
‘Yes, we are all there for the same reason, to find love, but this wasn’t a competition for us… it is like being on holidays with my girlfriends and finding a holiday romance.’
Meanwhile, NSW radiographer Brittany remains the clear favourite to take out the show, with her paying out $1.70, according to the odds at Sportsbet.
Sophie Tieman trails behind as the favourite for runner-up at $4.25.
Despite their former relationship, Cass remains a long-shot to take out the series, with her lagging behind at $14.
Clear favourite! NSW radiographer Brittany (above with Nick) is the clear favourite to win the show, with her paying out $1.65, according to Sportsbet