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The Bachelor's Emily says we're all wrong about "fellow villain" David.

They were both names as the ‘villains’ of their series.

But now The Bachelor‘s Emily Simms, 31, has taken to social media to defend The Bachelorette contestant, David Witko.

Simms shared a picture of herself with Witko whilst sitting on his lap and captioned the image with, “Just hangin’ out with my fellow “villain”, who FYI is actually freaking lovely and down to earth!”

Emily Simms and David Witko. Image via Instagram.

Simms was attending the NBL season launch at Melbourne's Crown Casino with some of the other Bachelor contestants including Ebru Dallikavak, Sandra Rato and Madeleine Van Orsouw.

Followers of Simms were quick to suggest that herself and Witko would make the perfect couple.

"They will be a couple any day now, I can feel it," one commenter wrote. 

Ebru Dallikavak, Sandra Rato, David Witko, Madeleine Van Orsouw and Emily Simms. Image via Instagram.

"I think they would be the best and cutest couple coming out of The Bachelor/Bachelorette," suggested another.

A follower of Simms also applauded her for keeping it real and standing her ground when it came to her portrayal on the reality dating show. "They look good together. It's nice how she has defended him and stood her ground with what he was portrayed to be," they wrote.

David Witko and Sandra Rato. Image via Instagram.

Simms was quick to comment back, writing, "Thank you! I will always stand my ground haha. He truly is a lovely guy... People shouldn't ever judge someone until they have actually had a personal encounter with them."

Madeleine Van Orsouw, Emily Simms and Sandra Rato. Image via Instagram.

We guess you can't always judge a book by its cover...

TAP on the image below and scroll through the gallery to see all The Bachelor contestants - and what they're up to now…

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