The Mysterious Reason Why Bachelor Contestant Dasha Leaves Nick “Honey Badger” Cummins “Wanting More

Ten has announced two more women vying for Nick "Honey Badger" Cummins on The Bachelor

By Winsome Walker Jul 30, 2018 3:26 AMTags
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Ten just revealed two new contestants vying for Nick "Honey Badger" Cummins' heart—and one is a very strong contender.

In a newly released Bachelor promo, we meet 32-year-old personal trainer Dasha, who is based in Adelaide and originally hails from Russia.

Upon meeting Nick at the mansion, the Bachelorette tells the former Wallabies player she has a "little something for you" and adds, "You're quite fit, you will definitely be able to handle it."

A voice over teases that Dasha has "a move that just might win Nick over," but we don't actually get a glimpse of it. 

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As the screen fades to black, Nick declares, "Oh wow!" and "Jeez, you're strong!"

After their meeting, the startled rugby player says to camera: "She left me wanting more, but at the same time, happy with what I got."

Joining Dasha on the hit reality dating series is Victorian legal secretary Vanessa Sunshine. The 27-year-old says her ideal partner is sincere, funny and someone she can build a future with—and Nick seems to tick a lot of those boxes.


Last week, 23-year-old Perth youth worker Brooke and 23-year-old former Miss World Finalist Cass were also announced as contenders.

In total, 25 women between the ages of 23-34 will take part in this year's season of The Bachelor, set to premiere on August 15.

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