The evening of Bachelor in Paradise goodness is finally upon us and we cannot wait for the hot, sweaty, tropical, island-themed drama.
But before we watch the various hook ups and break ups that will undoubtedly dominate our lives for the next couple of months, we must first acquaint ourselves with the familiar faces that are continuing their search for love, and selflessly doing it for the entertainment needs of the country.
So… for your reading pleasure, and because we know you’re as keen as we are, in alphabetical order, here are your 2018 Bachelor in Paradise contestants.
*begins mildly hyperventilating*
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Best known for: Referring to Sophie Monk’s boobs as ‘cans’. In front of her. After she’d asked him to stop. Also his man bun.
Best known for: Being a villain, then randomly falling completely in love with Sophie Monk and having his heartbroken.
Best known for: Coming third on Georgia Love’s season.
Best known for: Being a magician. A beautiful, god-like magician.
Best known for: Being a bit of a larrikin on Sam Frost’s season.
Best known for: Convincing Australia Sophie Monk would choose him, before getting sent home much earlier than expected.
Best known for: Coming second on Sam Frost’s season, and being a ‘professional’ soccer player.
Best known for: Coming second on Sophie Monk’s season, and getting very sunburnt in Fiji. Also his pot plant.
Best known for: Being the villain on Matty J’s season.
Best known for: Dirty Street Pie.
Best known for: Coming second on Blake Garvey’s season, AKA dodging a massive bullet.
Best known for: Being the villain on Richie’s season, but also maybe our favourite thing that ever happened in this franchise.
Best known for: Voluntarily leaving Richie’s season, before having a relationship with fellow contestant, Tiffany Scanlon.
Best known for: Coming third on Tim Robard’s season, and being very heartbroken.
Best known for: The topless waitress fiasco on Matty J’s season.
Best known for: Being a fan favourite on Matty J’s season, and ultimately coming third.
Best known for: Being everyone’s best friend on Sam Wood’s season.
Best known for: Straight up cheating in a challenge to get a date with Matty J. Also her Dutch-ness.
And there you have it.
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