Jacinta ‘Jay’ Lal was cast on The Bachelor this year after Jimmy Nicholson accused her of only being on the show for the sake of fame.
But it looks like the 31-year-old nutritionist had the last laugh when she was spotted celebrating her newfound freedom – and Instagram’s blue tick – in Sydney on Sunday.
Glamorous Jay was pictured walking arm in arm with co-star Elena Wee as she left the East Village pub.
Ultimately! Bachelor stars Elena Wee and Jacinta ‘Jay’ Lal hit town to celebrate their new found freedom on Sunday, after failing to find love with Jimmy Nicholson
The couple appeared to be in high spirits on their first outing since appearing on the Channel 10 dating show.
Jay, who is from New Zealand, showed off his incredible physique in a blue dress that bared his stomach.
Perfectly glamorous for the outing, she turned heads with a makeup face.
Time to party: The couple appeared in high spirits as they made their first outing since appearing on the Channel 10 dating show, unable to party sooner due to lockdown restrictions
Stylish: New Zealand-born Jay (right) showed off his amazing physique in a baby blue mid-riff dress
Jay, who placed fourth on The Bachelor, wore her caramel-colored locks loosely and tucked behind her ear.
She completed her look with strappy heels, a fedora and a Givenchy Bambi clutch.
Elena, 33, made your heart beat faster in a burnt orange slip dress that she teamed with a pair of towering high heels.
Turn heads: Glammed up for the outing, Jay turned heads wearing full makeup
Stunning: Elena, 33 (left) meanwhile got the pulses racing in a burnt orange slip-on dress which she paired with a pair of high heels
The Bondi-based personal trainer was also dressed for the evening, sporting an impeccable makeup palette.
She styled her look with a black clutch and white nails.
Jay and Elena then reunited with their Sydney-based co-stars Annabelle O’Regan, Hannah Norman, Tamlyn Hoskins, Chanel Tang and Rebekah Modernel.
Reunited: Jay and Elena were then reunited with their Sydney-based co-stars Annabelle O’Regan, Hannah Norman, Tamlyn Hoskins, Chanel Tang, Rebekah Modernel
New Friends: Sharing a photo of the group on Instagram, Jay wrote, “I went to The Bachelor to come” Runner up “&” Bag me another “but unfortunately I befriended this lot at the instead… I guess that will have to make such a good night. Love these girls’
Sharing a photo of the group on Instagram, Jay wrote, “I went to The Bachelor to come ‘second’ and ‘get another one’ but unfortunately befriended this bundle instead… Guess that will have to do. Such a good night. Love these girls. ‘
While on the reality show, Jay faced persistent rumors that she only signed up to boost her public profile, which she vehemently denied.
“I just wouldn’t put myself in that situation for 1,000 followers or a blue check mark on Instagram. It’s not worth it, ”she said.
“I was on this show hoping to find love and unfortunately I didn’t find love, but it was a great experience and I don’t regret it.”
“I just wouldn’t put myself in this situation for 1,000 subscribers”: Jay has faced rumors throughout the season that she has only appeared on the show for fame and to bolster her public profile, what she vehemently denies
Jay said she was “offended” that people thought she was on the show only for the fame and claimed her connection to Jimmy was “genuine”.
After leaving the mansion, Jay burst into tears as she admitted she didn’t know “where it all went wrong”.
“I don’t know what went wrong. I always felt like everything was fine. It was all good and easy, and I didn’t have to try, but maybe I should have, ”she said.
Not true! Jay said she found it very “offensive” and “upsetting” that people implied that she only appeared on the show for the fame and claimed that her connection to Jimmy was “genuine”. Pictured with single Jimmy Nicholson
Sorry Jay! Jimmy ended up picking marketing guru Holly Kingston, 27, just like the last lady