AFTER a string of celebrity flames Sophie Monk says she has now found “the perfect man for me” on The Bachelorette.
Ahead of tonight’s debut of the latest outing of the reality dating series, Monk has revealed she carries the weight of her failed romances on her own shoulders.
“There was a time when I had baggage, when I wasn’t in the best place,” the singer, actor and TV and radio host said. “I really have had to work on that to be in the place where I am today.”
Monk, whose failed celebrity romances have included Aussie actor Sam Worthington and US rocker Benji Madden, said “there was a time when I thought maybe I would never find someone”.
“When I was young all I wanted to be was like my Mum and have kids,” she said.
“But I understand that my lifestyle meant I couldn’t have a relationship like my Mum and Dad. But, the man I have now found is the perfect man for me.”
Monk said she had a huge moment of self doubt before The Bachelorette’s opening cocktail party where she met her suitors. “I thought to myself ‘You are an idiot, you are repulsive, what are you doing?’,” she revealed. “I don’t like being vulnerable, I like being funny or tough … but after that first night I started to relax.”
The Bachelorette premieres 7.30 tonight on Ten.
Originally published as ‘I’ve found the perfect man for me’