She may have found love on Married At First Sight, but this time TV personality Erin Bateman has found herself in some serious hot water.
Having lost her license following a speeding incident, Bateman expressed her remorse online. The 26-year-old reality star took to her Instagram to share her message with her nearly 54,000 followers:
“Hey everyone, not a traditional ‘Erin Post’ today..” the post began.
“The 24/06/16 marks my first day of me not having a license. When I was younger I made a lot of stupid decisions and never truly understood the consequences of my actions.”
The MAFS couples out on a date. Source: Instagram.
"Today all of my stupidity has caught up with me, and what has been 3 years of mistakes in the making has resulted in me losing my drivers license for 6 months."
Bateman continued to express her guilt for her past actions, thankful that nothing worse had come from her poor decisions, but fearful that it could have.
"Although now I understand the importance of acting responsibly behind the wheel of a car, the reality is this could have been a VERY different outcome."
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Bateman showed her humility, accepting her punishment publicly and hoping that her considerable fanbase might learn from her mistakes.
“All I can say is how ashamed I am that as a young adult I didn’t put my own safety and the safety of others before ‘getting somewhere fast’ and today I pay the price for that."
“I’m not going to fight this, make excuses or even complain, I’m going to wear it and learn. Don’t be a f--king idiot behind the wheel of a car like I was, be safe so your loved ones never have to worry about you."