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The Bachelor’s Sierah reveals why Jimmy wasn’t her type

“I don’t think there was ever a romantic spark."
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Bachelor star Sierah Swepstone has revealed Jimmy Nicholson wasn’t rugged enough for her, and spills why her money is on Jay Lal to win the pilot’s heart.

WATCH The Bachelor’s Sierah’s iconic exit

After failing to receive a rose from Jimmy last week, Sierah had one of the most iconic Bachie exits to date.

As the car drove away from the mansion, the 28-year-old hilariously said she had “an inkling Jimmy wasn’t into tall, horny bogans”.

Sierra Swepstone
Sierra admitted Jimmy isn’t the sort of man she would “normally chase” in real life. (Credit: Ten)

Speaking on Laura Byrne and Brittany Hockley’s Life Uncut podcast, Sierah admitted Jimmy isn’t the sort of man she would “normally chase” in real life.

“I think he’s probably a bit too osh kosh begosh for me,” she laughed.

“I don’t think there was ever a romantic spark. I think I – obviously being a massive tall bogan – I like tradies. I like guys who have callouses on their hands.

She added: There was never really any kind of vibe unfortunately. But me having a huge ego like I do, it’s still not nice when even though you don’t like them, they don’t like you back.”

Sierra Swepstone
When asked if the dynamic between this season’s contestants was as toxic as it seems on television, Sierra said some feuds were actually worse behind the scenes. (Credit: Ten)

Sierah also confessed that she wasn’t able to jump straight back into the dating scene after being sent home from the mansion as contestants aren’t allowed to use dating apps until the show has finished airing.

“It would be kind of weird if you’re on a dating show and you’re on dating apps,” she said.

“But I actually did reinstall Hinge last night and I can confirm they’re all still the same people,” she laughed. “It’s a bit disappointing.”

Sierra Swepstone
Sierra said she wasn’t able to jump straight back into the dating scene after being sent home from the mansion as contestants aren’t allowed to use dating apps until the show has finished airing. (Credit: Ten)

When asked if the dynamic between this season’s contestants was as toxic as it seems on television, Sierah said some feuds were actually worse behind the scenes.

“At the end of the day you are stuck in a house with so many women and there’s so much oestrogen and you don’t have your phones and you’re focused on [Jimmy] so your life is basically him.”

“So one thing that you’d normally brush off in the real world, you can’t escape it. It does have quite a psychological impact on you and I didn’t realise how much of an impact if would have on me until I went in there.”

Sierra Swepstone
Sierra said she prefers a more rugged man than Jimmy. (Credit: Ten)

When asked if she was ever tempted by any attractive crew members, Sierah admitted there was a “couple of hot” cameramen and social media managers.

“But I’ve watched enough Bachelor to know that you don’t let anyone know that you find them hot otherwise you’re going to be thrown straight under the bus,” she said.

The former reality TV contestant revealed that at the time she left the show, her money was on fan favourite Jay Lal to win Jimmy’s heart.

Sierra Swepstone
When asked if she was ever tempted by any attractive crew members, Sierra admitted there was a “couple of hot” cameramen and social media managers. (Credit: Ten)

“She’s just such a legend. The way you see her on tv is just her. She’s super nice, she has time for everyone. She has nice things to say about people,” Sierah gushed.

“I couldn’t speak more highly of someone, so I hope it’s her [who wins].”

Currently, both Sportsbet and TAB predict an identical final two.

According to the sites, the two women the pilot will take to the finale are Holly Kingston and Brooke Cleal. The bets, however, differ when it comes to the second runner-up, with the former listing Lily Price to take out third place and the latter listing a tie between Jay and Ash Lawson.  

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