In an interview with The Canberra Times, Ryan said he and Ashley weren’t dating, but he was instead just visiting her after travelling interstate on a favour for his dad.
Ryan’s dad, who has Parkinson’s disease, asked the reality star to travel to Queensland to help him on a building job. It so happened, he said, that the job was in close proximity to his fellow co-star’s house.
“I rang her and said, ‘What are you doing?’ And she said, ‘Just playing tennis all day, I’m not working’. And I said, ‘I’ll play tennis, I’m coming’,” he said.
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“And on the way back, her parents wanted something from Woolies so we stopped in the shops and the video was taken. It looks like we’re bloody going back to our own apartment. But we’re definitely not together. Just friends.”