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"He was like that 24/7." The Bachelorette's Haydn on what Jamie was really like in the mansion.

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When Jamie entered The Bachelorette mansion wearing his firefighting uniform while holding a puppy, fans quickly picked him as a front-runner for the season.

Before long, however, that… quickly changed.

In the few weeks that Angie Kent’s season of The Bachelorette has been on our screens, the 39-year-old firefighter has cemented himself as this season’s resident ‘Stage Five Clinger’. In fact, he even admitted to “partially” being one himself. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Since the show began, some fans have questioned whether Jamie could simply be the victim of clever editing.

Mamamia speaks to The Bachelorette Australia’s Angie Kent. Post continues after video.

But according to fellow contestant Haydn, that’s not the case.

The 32-year-old firefighter, who was sent home during last night’s episode, told Mamamia that Jamie was incredibly “full on” in the mansion.

“Jamie is full on,” Haydn said. “What he is like on TV is what he was like 24/7. I actually tried to distance myself from him a little bit because I couldn’t deal with how much energy he has.”

“It’s… a lot to deal with,” he added.

Even off screen, Haydn said that Jamie was almost always talking about Angie – and his time (or lack thereof) spent with her.

“He liked to constantly debrief – he was so full on,” Haydn said.

“I hope [Angie] realises that he is full on. But if that’s what she wants, then I guess he is the perfect person for her.”


When we said goodbye to Haydn during last night’s cocktail party, we didn’t really… know him.

But despite getting limited screen time, Haydn quickly became a fan favourite.


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The 32-year-old firefighter was one of the very first men who, during the second episode’s cocktail party, confronted Noosa politician Jess about his sexist behaviour.

“He was a creep,” Haydn told Mamamia.

“I didn’t really think they were going to show that conversation [between Jess and I] because I swore in it but I did get quite a few messages of support from people saying how great it was that I said something to him,” he said.

“It was very nice [to receive those messages], but no one should condone that sort of behaviour,” he added.


“I didn’t expect to get any kudos – just because it’s something that should never be brought up in the first place. It shouldn’t go on – not these days.”

Although we didn’t see much of Haydn’s conversations with Angie on screen, they did form a connection.

In the end, however, it was their differences when it came to kids that led Haydn to be sent home during last night’s cocktail party.

Mia Freedman speaks to Angie Kent about The Bachelorette, her time on Gogglebox Australia and her friendship with Yvie Jones on No Filter. Post continues below.

“We had a good conversation,” Haydn said. “Angie came and grabbed me early on in that cocktail party and we just had a chat about her five year plan and wanting children. I don’t want children so we kind of reached an impasse. There was no use in me hanging around and taking up space.”

“It was the decision that was truest to myself. Whether or not it was right or not, I’m not sure – but it’s definitely my decision,” he added.

“We had a few good chats but I don’t think any went to air,” he laughed. “There was a good little back and forth that we had but obviously the children thing didn’t come up until that group date.”

Throughout the season, there’s been a bit of tension between the contestants over the ‘bro code’ and of course, the arrival of intruder Ryan.

“I didn’t really connect with Ryan. I don’t know if I was stand-offish or if he was stand-offish, but we just never connected,” Haydn said.

“Coming into the game and you’ve already been messaging Angie – that’s a good move by him. But if he couldn’t make it work in the outside world, it’s going to be a lot harder on the inside.”

As for the tension between the contestants inside the mansion, Haydn shared that for most of the time, it was pretty drama-free – except for when it came to the cocktail parties.


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“We came up with the ‘bro code’ because at the first few cocktail parties, everyone was climbing over each other to get time with Angie,” Haydn explained.

“We just wanted to get everyone to chill and relax and let Angie set the pace, so that she wasn’t as overwhelmed as she was during the first couple of nights. It sort of did work… but we still had people trying to push in and get their time with Angie.”

After being sent home from The Bachelorette, Haydn returned to work… where he’s been getting “a lot of shit” from his colleagues.

“I’ve had a lot of rose proposals – they want to do rose ceremonies everyday and they all want autographs. It’s a lot of fun,” he said.

As for who he thinks will win in the end, Haydn believes there’s three main contenders: “Ciarran, Carlin and Jackson”.

Well, only time will tell…

The Bachelorette Australia airs Wednesday and Thursday at 7.30pm on Channel Ten.

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