He was unceremoniously dumped by Georgia Love on The Bachelorette last year.But it was Matthew ‘Matty J’ Johnson’s time to shine as he began his own quest for love on The Bachelor, which premiered on Wednesday night.
During the episode, Matty was introduced to 22 suitors – including a scantily-clad ‘villain’, a Tahitian Goddess, and the woman who is rumoured to win his heart.The episode began with a montage of Matty’s heartbreaking rejection at the end of The Bachelorette last year, as well as a sneak preview of what’s to come this season.
‘Looking back at the time I spent with Georgia, I feel so lucky that I was able to meet somebody who I clicked with so well,’ Matty reflected.I always knew that I wanted to have a family’: At the start of the episode, Matty revealed how important his family is to him’I did think that Georgia was gonna be the one for me,’ he added.
Matty explained how hurt he was by Georgia’s decision (she picked mechanical plumber Lee Elliott) but said that ‘time heals all wounds’.He then revealed how important his family is to him, saying: ‘My family are hugely protective of me.”I always knew that I wanted to have a family. But being an uncle has just really cemented those thoughts,’ he said, discussing his cute nephew George.
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