UPDATE: Well, like most good things, this has unfortunately come to an end. Warnie has just hit Twitter and squashed all rumours of this dream coming true. Sad times indeed.
Once AGAIN “No Idea” has completely made up a story about me being the new bachelor ! This is hurtful to me & my children as it’s total lies— Shane Warne (@ShaneWarne) October 29, 2017
Well, hit us for bloody six. Rumours are floating around this morning that the next Bachelor could well be Shane Warne.
We—like everybody else—would love nothing more than to cringe watch our way through Shane bowling a maiden over, but perhaps this is the greatest example of the world going mad.
New Idea is reporting that a ‘Ten Insider’ (sounds reputable) has revealed that the King Of Spin is ‘ironing out the finer details’ of his contract.
Given the success of Sophie Monk’s season of The Bachelorette, it’s no surprise that Channel 10 would be looking to go back to the celebrity well in search of ratings—and with the inclusion of Shane Warne, ratings they will get.
The mind boggles as to what challenges the competitors would take part in, perhaps watching footage of the Gatting ball over and over again until they can’t take anymore, or seeing how many pints the girls can bullfrog while Shane chugs down a packet of Benson & Hedges’ finest.
Until it’s all real we’ll take this news with a grain of salt, but wow, if it happens we’ll definitely be there front and centre.
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