Whether you’re still in disbelief over the announcement or not, it’s official. Former girl-band member and actress Sophie Monk is set to be The Bachelorette in 2017.
Now, we’re taking a look back at the moments of her life in the spotlight that we somehow previously forgot about.
1. She used to work as a Marilyn Monroe impersonator.
Prior to auditioning for Channel 7’s debut season of Popstars in 1999, Sophie Monk was like many a regular woman in her early 20s, living at home with her parents and figuring out what she wanted to do with her life.
To pay the bills, she worked at the Gold Coast’s Movie World, reenacting the iconic screen moments of Marilyn Monroe day in day out for tourists. That is until reality television and a girl band soon to be known as Bardot came knocking…