Bachelorette contestant Michael Turnbull addresses rumoured affair Lauren Brant.

The rumours have been swirling – but Bachelorette hopeful Michael Turnbull has denied having an affair with ex-Hi 5 member Lauren Brant. reports that Turnbull has played down the claims, and says the pair have never even met.

Turnbull has denied an affair with Lauren Brant.

“I have not met Lauren Brant," he said. “Any suggestion of an affair is categorically incorrect."

Turnbull is one of five men still hoping to win over Bachelorette Sam Frost.

The 34-year-old also previously dated Michael Clarke's wife Kyly.

Meanwhile, Brant has made headlines of her own.

The Footy Show's Beau Ryan is also rumoured to have had an affair with Brant. He is pictured here with wife Kara. Image via Instagram @beauryanandkara

She is also rumoured to have had an affair with The Footy Show’s Beau Ryan - who is married to Kara Orrell.

Ryan and Orrell have kept up a united front despite the allegations, posing for a beach-side Instagram picture this week.

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