Bachelor Nick Cummins is expected to propose to his ‘winning’ lady – rumoured to be Brittany Hockley- in Thursday’s highly-anticipated grand finale.
But as split rumours intensify, word is the footy larrikin originally had plans to tie the knot with the brunette stunner after their whirlwind reality TV romance.
According to Woman’s Day, Nick called off wedding plans after the pair had been in discussions about marriage and setting a date.
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The wedding’s off! The Bachelor’s Nick Cummins ‘spoke about marriage’ with Brittany Hockley before their split… as he flees country ahead of the finale
During the debut episode, a sneak peek clip of the finale showed Nick with a sparkler from Larsen Jewellers.
The magazine claimed the couple were engaged and ‘had every intention of marrying and had been planning a wedding’.
They also claimed Nick’s uncle Mike had previously told the publication ‘he’s getting married’, before news of the potential breakup emerged.
What happened? The magazine claimed the couple were engaged and ‘had every intention of marrying and had been planning a wedding’
Putting a ring on it? Bachelor Nick is expected to propose to his ‘winning’ lady – rumoured to be Brittany Hockley- in Thursday’s highly-anticipated grand finale
After a production source confirmed Brittany and Nick’s split to Daily Mail Australia last month, Woman’s Day alleged on Monday that the relationship fell apart soon after the cameras stopped rolling.
An insider claimed that the former Wallaby, 30, was unconcerned about keeping up appearances for publicity purposes and was keen to move on with his life.
‘Things fell apart soon after the series ended and he refused to “fake it” to appease the network [Channel Ten],’ an on-set source told the magazine.
The ‘suitor’ and his new girlfriend typically embark on a 48-hour promotions blitz after the last rose ceremony – but the air date on Thursday, October 4 coincides with Nick’s scheduled 11-day Kokoda Tour in Papua New Guinea.
The Port Macquarie native has since made a number of comments hinting at their split, notably telling OK! Magazine last month: ‘There’s no part of me that’s in love with Nick.’
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