The contestants on Bachelor in Paradise 2019 are conventionally attractive. We know this because a) we’ve seen them, and b) they’ve been cast on a dating show on a commercial television network.
But if you’re still skeptical, Bachelor/Paradise alumna Keira Maguire has a further proof – a formula, if you will, involving intestinal infections, ambient temperature and interior decorating.
Speaking to podcast, The Buzz, this week, the 2018 star explained that conditions at the Fijian resort where the Channel 10 series is filmed aren’t as luxe as viewers might think. The revelation came in response to a comment by co-host Mikkayla Mossop about the relative attractiveness of the 2019 stars.
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“If they’re looking good in that situation, they must be good looking,” Keira, who found love with Jarrod Woodgate on the show, responded. “Because trust me, it’s like 40 degrees and they’ve probably all got Fiji belly – I’m not joking.
“Because the place looks good on TV, but it’s a dump.”
This “dump” is Mango Bay Resort, a 12-acre tropical retreat in Tadrawai Valley, Viti Levu, Fiji’s main island. It sits right on the beachfront and has rooms ranging from $140 to $265 per night. So yes, it’s a pretty budget slice of paradise, but 572 ordinary folk who’ve stayed there have scored it four stars on TripAdvisor.