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We asked Brittney what she'd do if Ivan messaged her tomorrow. Here's what she said. 

No one in the country is particularly impressed with Bachelor in Paradise‘s Ivan at the moment. Least of all Brittney.

You see, 25-year-old Brittney hadn’t met anyone she was interested in, until 29-year-old painter but also aspiring dancer Ivan turned up.

In case you need reminding, Ivan was indeed the man who attempted to blend an avocado for upwards of three hours on Ali’s season of The Bachelorette. And Brittney was the intruder on Nick Cummins’ season of The Bachelor who kept starting conga lines and making Shannon wet her pants.

A match made in Heaven, some would say.

But NO.

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After “feeling great chemistry” and sharing a passionate kiss, Ivan abandoned Brittney the second Zoe walked into paradise.

They were in the middle of putting together a dance for goodness sake who does that. 

And on Thursday night, Ivan gave his rose to Tenille, who took him on a special date just after entering paradise.


When we asked Brittney how she’s feeling about Ivan she said quickly, “NEXT QUESTION” before laughing.

“It was just the way he went about it,” she said. “He didn’t tell me. He didn’t speak to me.”

When Zoe walked in, and then later Tenille, Brittney recalls “his face just lit up” and she felt she’d been cast aside.

“They didn’t owe me anything,” she said about Zoe and Tenille, who were there to find love and had every right to explore their options.

It was Ivan, however, who she thinks should have been more upfront.

When asked what she’d do if Ivan messaged her tomorrow, eager to hang out, Brittney paused before responding: “I’d be interested to hear his side of the story. But only ever as a friend. It would never be anything more than that.”

She hasn’t spoken to Ivan since the show wrapped up.

And in case you’re wondering, yes, Brittney is still in a not-entirely-exclusive relationship with her paradise boyfriend, the palm tree.

“I did speak to Bill at one stage, and then I was like woah watch out… I’ve got my palm tree over here!”

Yeah you do. 

She also shared that the rooms they stay in at the Mango Bay Resort in Fiji have outdoor showers, which are shared between roommates.

“It’s just like a sleepover!” she said.