WATCH: Meet the Bachelors hoping to sweep Ali off her feet… literally!

Exciting news bachie fans… we’ve just been given our first official sneak peek of the men vying for Ali’s heart on the upcoming season of The Bachelorette.

From the arrival of a knight in shining armour to a cuddle with a little lamb and a giant teddy bear, it’s safe to say these Aussie Bachelors are pulling out all the stops to make a big first impression.

In the new clip, released by the WIN Network on Wednesday, a nervous Ali Oetjen can be seen waiting on the red carpet for her new suitors to arrive.

The 32-year-old, who appeared in Tim Robards’ season of The Bachelor and last season’s Bachelor in Paradise, says that with wisdom and experience in her armoury, she’s confident not to make the same mistakes she has made in the past when it comes to romance.

“What I’ve learned about love, is to take it slower,” Ali says.

“The old Ali would have fallen in love with the first person that gets out of that car.”

We’ve not yet been given a date for The Bachelorette Australia, however we do know that it’s set air very, very soon!

In the meantime, enjoy this clip of some goodlookin’ bachies and an adorable baby lamb.


Sesame Street responds to claims Bert and Ernie are a couple

Sesame Street has addressed the relationship between its two star characters after a former writer claimed they were lovers.

In an interview with Queerty this week, Mark Salzman revealed his own relationship with another man inspired his writing of Bert and Ernie.

“I always felt that without a huge agenda, when I was writing Bert & Ernie, they were [a couple]” Saltzman said.

“I didn’t have any other way to contextualize them. The other thing was, more than one person referred to Arnie & I as ‘Bert & Ernie,'” he said of his own relationship with film editor Arnold Glassman.

“I don’t think I’d know how else to write them, but as a loving couple…” he said.

Following the interview, Sesame Workshop released a statement saying the characters were simply “best friends”and “do not have a sexual orientation.”

“As we have always said, Bert and Ernie are best friends,” the statement read.

“They were created to teach preschoolers that people can be good friends with those who are very different from themselves.

“Even though they are identified as male characters and possess many human traits and characteristics (as most Sesame Street Muppets do), they remain puppets and do not have a sexual orientation.”


Aussie comedian steals the show at The Emmys

AUSTRALIAN comedian Hannah Gadsby has just become the hero of the 2018 Emmy Awards and it only took her approximately 60 seconds to do so.

The 40-year-old took to the stage to present the award for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series in Los Angeles on Tuesday and pretty much stole the whole show with her hilarious jokes.

Gadsby, who is the star of Netflix’s stand-up comedy special Nanette, began her speech by saying: “Here’s a surprise…”

“For somebody like me, a nobody from nowhere, gets this sweet gig, free suit, new boots, just because I don’t like men.

“That’s a joke, of course. Just jokes fellas calm down. #notallmen but a lot of them.

“It is just jokes but what are jokes these days? We don’t know. Nobody knows what jokes are, especially not men. Am I right fellas? That’s why I’m presenting alone.”

The Tassie-born comedy star then presented the award to Stephen Daldry From The Crown, however he wasn’t at the ceremony to accept the gong, with Gadsby saying it was “probably because of me”.

“So I think I’ll just leave now… she says. “Well done him.”


Social media instantly lit up following Gadsby’s Emmys stint, with dozens of people calling for her to host next year’s Awards ceremony.

TV Shock

Modern Family to kill off ‘significant’ character

Passionate Modern Family fans may want to have some tissues at the ready when watching the upcoming season of the popular American sitcom.

Its been reported that a ‘significant character’ will die in the 10th season of the much-loved family comedy, which is set to air in the US at the end of this month.

Co-creator Christopher Lloyd broke the news in an interview with Entertainment Weekly on Thursday.

“We’re handling some bigger life events in this season,” Lloyd told the magazine.

“We do deal with a death, which is certainly a topic that families have to deal with, and on television, it’s not easy to do because that’s a heavy subject.

“But at the same time, it would seem unusual for a family not to go through it.”

It’s not yet been confirmed whether season 10 will be the last for the show, which has been a family favourite since premiering in 2010.

Robert Irwin

Crikey! The Irwin family is returning to our TV screens

Get ready for plenty of ‘crikeys’ and khaki exploding on your TV screen, with Australia’s favourite wildlife warriors to feature in a new reality series.

Crikey! It’s the Irwins will premiere on Animal Planet next month, following the unusual ‘day job’ of the tight-knit family of three, Terri, Bindi and Robert, who operate Australia Zoo on the Sunshine Coast.

Bindi gave her Instagram followers a sneak peek at the new show on Wednesday when she shared the commercial for the series.

“(I) am so happy to announce that our brand new Animal Planet series will premiere on October 28th,” the enthusiastic 20-year-old wrote.

“We can’t wait to share our story with you as we continue Dad’s important work. This feels like a beautiful new life chapter,” she added.


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Steve Irwin died in 2006 at the age of 44, when he was attacked by a stingray off the Queensland coast.

In the years prior, he and wife Terri, now 54, had become a worldwide sensation through their own TV show The Crocodile Hunter.