Holy roses! We’ve just been given an air date for The Bachelor

Get the popcorn ready, Bachie fans.

It’s been a longgggg time coming, but the premiere date for the much-anticipated new season of The Bachelor Australia has finally been revealed.

Channel 10 unveiled the exciting news in a post on social media on Friday morning.

“Mark your calendar Australia, you’ve got a date with Locky,” the post reads.

“It all starts when The Bachelor Australia premieres Wednesday, 12 August at 7.30pm”.

This year’s season of The Bachelor Australia, starring Locky Gilbert from Survivor, is going to be very interesting given the fact that filming was halted 3/4 of the way through due to the coronavirus crisis.

It forced producers to come up with innovative new ways to keep the show rolling, including virtual single and group dates… so it’s fair to say this season is going to be like nothing we have ever seen before.

The reality TV hunk was announced as the Bachelor back in March, not long before the country was locked down amid the pandemic.

“I’ve done a lot of things in my life – jumping off mountains, jumping from buildings, scuba diving through shipwrecks – but being The Bachelor is the craziest thing I’ve ever done,” Locky said.

“I’m here to find love. I would love to get down on one knee at the end. I’m the kind of guy that would do it.”

Well you heard the man! Put your calls on hold, the drinks on ice and strap yourselves in for the first episode on Wednesday, August 12.

We have a feeling this may just be The Bachelor Australia’s biggest season yet.


WATCH: Precious husband falls victim to wife’s Tik Tok prank

Honestly, my future husband better cover for me like this guy…

A man has become a viral sensation after he fell victim to a prank currently trending on Tik Tok, and this man deserves to be protected and cherished at all costs.

Tik Tok user @slgriffith6 shared video footage of the moment she pranked her husband into believing she had been pulled over by police for speeding.

She then told him that the police were following her home after she made up an excuse to try and get out of a ticket.

“Listen he’s following me home because I told him the reason I was speeding is because you had fallen,” the wife can be heard telling her worried husband on the phone.

“So can you just lay down like you fell bringing in the groceries or something, I’m going to be home soon,” she says.

And in scenes too precious for this world, the husband can then be seen lying on the front steps of the property, grocery bags and all, as the woman arrives home.

“Husband of the century! That’s loyalty at its best! That’s marriage!” one person commented on the video.

“He packed up some grocery bags and everything, so awesome!” wrote another.


@slgriffith6This trend has me dying? ##wifeandhusband ##prank ##momsoftiktok ##fyp ##viral♬ original sound – slgriffith6

Other people have since jumped on board the trend, including Tik Tok user @kenzielynnsmith who also tricked her adorable Dad into falling for the prank.

“He had my back! Would your parents go along with it?” she wrote.


@kenzielynnsmithHe had my back??? Would your parents go along with it? Insta: kenziesmith26 ##foryou ##fyp♬ original sound – kenzielynnsmith

WHO IS IT? We’ve just been given another Masked Singer clue!

Think you’ve got what it takes to guess the celebrity behind the costume?

We’ve just been given the first clue for another interesting character on the upcoming season of The Masked Singer Australia and we’re already driving ourselves crazy trying to work out who it is.

The Frillneck Lizard has been unveiled as one of the characters fighting for the coveted title this year, but who is the mystery contestant beneath the mask you ask?

Well, according to Channel 10, Frillneck’s first clue is: “I’ve always been a stand up guy who hangs with birds of a feather.”

“Sounds like we’ve got a born entertainer hiding beneath this mask,” the network said in a statement.

“But it still begs the question: Whooooo are you? Who? Who?”


It comes just days after we were given our very first clue surrounding fellow contestant Dragonfly’s identity.

“I may be classically trained, but I’m famous for some other moves” the clue reads.


The Masked Singer Australia is set to return to our TV screens sometime very soon, although an official air date has not yet been announced.

Jackie O, Dave Hughes and Dannii Minogue will return as judges, and will this year be joined by comedian Urzila Carlson, who will be replacing US actress Lindsay Lohan after she was forced to pull out due to coronavirus travel restrictions.

Osher Gunsberg will again host the hit guessing TV show and said he couldnt be more thrilled to welcome Urzila to the team.

“We couldn’t be more excited to welcome Urzila into the bonkers world of The Masked Singer Australia.”

“She is an absolute crack up, and will fit right in as the panel tries to guess who is who!”

Adorable new photos of Prince George released ahead of birthday

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have today released two adorable, never-before-seen photos of Prince George.

The photographs, taken by the prince’s mother Kate, are to celebrate George’s seventh birthday on July 22.

They were released via the Kensington Palace Instagram page and feature Prince George smiling happily for his mother.

“The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to share two new photographs of Prince George ahead of his seventh birthday tomorrow,” the caption reads.

“The photographs were taken earlier this month by The Duchess.”


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The post has since been flooded with thousands of comments by royal fans wishing the youngster a very happy birthday.

“Happy Birthday to our first little Prince who stole our hearts and is not so little anymore! I can’t believe he’s 7 already,” one person commented.

“Lovely! Looks more like his dad every year! ? Happy birthday Prince George!” wrote another.

Surprise! Princess Beatrice marries in secret wedding ceremony

UPDATE @ July 19 | The Royal Family has released stunning photos from Princess Beatrice’s surprise wedding, and they’re absolutely amazing!

Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi were married in a quiet, secret ceremony in Windsor, with Buckingham Palace confirming the wedding in front of 20 guests on Friday morning.

The Royal Family has now released photos from the event, and they’re beautiful!

“Congratulations to HRH Princess Beatrice and Mr Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi! The couple were married in a small private ceremony at the Royal Chapel of All Saints at Royal Lodge, Windsor on Friday 17th July,” the Instagram post reads.

“Princess Beatrice and Mr Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi celebrated their wedding with their closest family.‬

“The happy couple are pictured with Her Majesty The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh.

“Princess Beatrice wore a vintage dress by Norman Hartnell and the Queen Mary diamond fringe tiara, both belonging to Her Majesty The Queen.

“The tiara was worn by Her Majesty on her wedding day in 1947,” the post reads.

EARLIER @ July 18 | Some exciting news for royal fans this morning, with the surprise announcement that Princess Beatrice and Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi have married in a secret ceremony in Windsor.

Buckingham Palace confirmed the newly-weds tied the knot in front of 20 guests on Friday morning.

The private ceremony took place at The Royal Chapel of All Saints at Royal Lodge, with The Queen, Prince Andrew and a small number of family members present.

The couple had initially planned to get married in May, but were forced to delay the wedding due to the coronavirus crisis.

It comes after Beatrice and Edoardo announced their engagement in 2019.

“I’m so excited to announce my engagement to Edo,” the 31-year-old wrote on Twitter.

The property tycoon also expressed his love, writing “You will never be alone my love, my heart is your home. Hand in hand, today, tomorrow and forever.”

Congratulations to the newly-weds!


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