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The Bachelor contestant opens up about past same-sex relationship

Joseph McCormick January 4, 2017

For the first time ever, a contestant on The Bachelor has opened up about her past relationships with women.

The Bachelor returned this week featuring Nick Viall for the show’s 21st season.

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But the potential matches for Viall includes Jaimi, who has already openly discussed having a past relationship with a woman.

While Jaimi does not specifically identify as bisexual, she discusses how she in the past had a relationship with a woman.

In a promo clip, she also discusses how Viall was happy to discuss the relationship with her.

As well as being the first contestant on the show to discuss a past same-sex relationship, Jaimi is also expected to be the longest-standing African American contestant on the show.

“Nick was really receptive to my past relationship with my ex-girlfriend,” Jaimi says.

Adding: “It felt good to kind of set the stage for the rest of my time here.”

Two recent contestants on The Bachelor Australia found their happily ever after – by giving up on the guy at the heart of the show and running off with each other instead.

Megan Marx and Tiffany Scanlon both competed in the 2016 season of the show in Australia, but have revealed on Instagram that they found more chemistry with each other than with the Bachelor himself, Richie Strahan.

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