Nick “Honey Badger” Cummins Says He Was a “Fairly Chilled Out Rooster” While Filming The Bachelor

"The less you say, the less you get your knickers in a bloody knot."

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The Bachelor 2018 will be bonza.

Nick Cummins is staying tight-lipped about his turn as Australia’s Bachelor, but the former rugby union star—affectionately known as “the Honey Badger”—did offer a few insights into how he approached filming the Ten series earlier this year.

“We live in a pretty strange world but if you can be yourself, people either like you or they hate you and I feel that I am a fairly chilled out rooster,” the 30-year-old told The Daily Telegraph on Monday. “I don’t know how it is going to come across but I hope people enjoy it.”

And he’s determined not to let any Bachelor spoilers slip ahead of the show’s premiere.

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“The less you say, the less you get your knickers in a bloody knot,” the Queensland-raised athlete said. “It seems strange but yes, it is all under the radar because who wants to spoil the fun. It is going to be a cracking show I reckon. There are a lot of funny points and I am looking forward to watching it.”

While no date is announced yet, The Bachelor is expected to air on Bravo NZ in the coming months.

His only hesitation going into the show: making sure his suitors could understand his trademark colloquialisms.

“I mean, I can throw a few things out there, gasbag and, you know, chinwags and yarns and spin-offs and, you know, all those fun things,” he said on The Project March 15. “But when you get that confused look as if [to say], ‘Are you a weirdo,’ that’s when you know you’ve got to rein that in and start talking English again.”

The Bachelor Australia is coming to Bravo NZ soon!

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