It’s not often a contestant leaves a reality show, watches it back and says, “Yep, that’s me”.
But that’s exactly what The Bachelor‘s self-confessed “weirdo” Eliza St. John did.
“They portrayed me exactly as I am,” she told Kyle and Jackie O this morning, after her exit from the show last night.
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“You’ve got to celebrate who you are when you’re falling in love you’ve got to show that.”
The moment Richie and Eliza met. Before she burst into song. Source: Channel 10
And that's exactly what the 31-year-old actress and event co-coordinator did – from her opening song to the final rose.
We first met Eliza when she strolled up the driveway to meet her potential suitor armed with shoulder-pads, a sparkly belt and a song in her heart.