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Brittany Hockley on meeting the Honey Badger for the first time after the Bachelor finale.


As the whole of Australia was watching the 2018 Bachelor finale with nail-biting anticipation, Nick Cummins made an unorthodox choice that angered the nation.

The competition had been whittled down to two contestants, Brittany Hockley and Sophie Tieman, but instead of making a choice, the former Wallaby’s player chose no one, and walked out.

Now, two months since the finale, Brittany and the Honey Badger were reunited at The Iconic’s Sydney Swimshow – the first time they had seen each other since the awkward Rose Ceremony in New Caledonia.

However, while some harsh words may have been justifiable, Brittany said the union was friendly.

Watch the moment Nick Cummins shocked Australia on The Bachelor.

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Speaking to the Daily Mail, the 30-year-old contestant said:

“Just because two people aren’t meant to be together, doesn’t mean there’s any negativity.”

“It was really nice to say hello and catch up.”

“We’re on really good terms, we didn’t leave on bad terms.”

Another former contestant, Cass Wood, was also at the event and three posted pics on Instagram stories.

In one video Brittany could be heard saying, “Beautiful day to catch up with some old friends.”


Nick then responded with, “Everyone’s having a blast, cheers!”

Brittany Hockley Instagram Nick Cummins
They're all friends. Cool. Image: Instagram @Brittany_hockley

A week before the encounter, Brittany shared with her Instagram fans why she chose to accept Nick's decision to walk away from their fledgling relationship.

“Listen my friend, if one person doesn’t want the relationship, then it’s simply not a fit. No sense trying to figure out why they don’t want it," she wrote on her Instagram.

"No sense blaming it on their commitment issues. No sense waiting around for them to realise they wanted it after all. Because it doesn’t matter why they don’t want it. What matters is that you are met heart-on by a fully engaged partner. If they don’t want it, then you don’t want it, because you don’t want to be with someone who isn’t there for it fully.


"That’s the thing about relationships — it’s an agreement that has to be signed by both souls. If one doesn’t sign, then nothing has been lost. If it’s not a fit for them, it’s not a fit for you either."

And quite frankly we admire her emotional maturity and civility.

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