The Bachelorette’s disastrous success rate: The SEVEN couples that failed to make it 

The Bachelorette's disastrous success rate: The SEVEN couples that failed to make it  2
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Brooke Blurton and Darvid Garayeli are the latest Bachelorette couple to have announced their split.

And a look back over the franchise’s history sees only one couple having gone the distance – Georgia Love and Lee Elliott – who tied the knot in an intimate ceremony in March 2021.

Here, Daily Mail Australia takes a look back at the failed Bachelorette unions, including being dumped over FaceTime less than a week after the finale episode.

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The Bachelorette's disastrous success rate: From being 'blindsided' by the split to a break-up over FaceTime - the SEVEN couples that failed to make it. Pictured: Brooke Blurton and Darvid Garayeli who announced their split on Sunday

The Bachelorette’s disastrous success rate: From being ‘blindsided’ by the split to a break-up over FaceTime – the SEVEN couples that failed to make it. Pictured: Brooke Blurton and Darvid Garayeli who announced their split on Sunday  

Brooke Blurton and Darvid Garayeli – split after just five weeks     

On Sunday, Darvid shared a post to Instagram, revealing that he has split with Brooke, just one month after the series ended.

‘Starting off the New Year with an end to a chapter and hopefully the beginning of another,’ Darvid began his post.

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Following Darvid’s announcement, Brooke shared a post to Instagram, admitting she was ‘surprised’ he had shared the news with fans. 

Announcement: Darvid shared a post to Instagram on Sunday, revealing the couple had parted ways. 'Starting off the New Year with an end to a chapter and hopefully the beginning of another,' he began his post

Announcement: Darvid shared a post to Instagram on Sunday, revealing the couple had parted ways. ‘Starting off the New Year with an end to a chapter and hopefully the beginning of another,’ he began his post 

'I'm really quite overwhelmed': Following Darvid's announcement, Brooke admitted she was 'surprised' he had shared the news with fans

‘I’m really quite overwhelmed’: Following Darvid’s announcement, Brooke admitted she was ‘surprised’ he had shared the news with fans

‘Unfortunately Brooke and I have parted ways. Whilst we both genuinely thought we were each others person, things change and that’s okay.’ 

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He continued: ‘Please respect our privacy and that at the end of the day we are both just people with real feelings.’

‘Thank you so much for being considerate, a lot of lessons learned,’ he ended. 

Sam Frost and Sasha Mielczarek – split after 18 months  

Australia’s first Bachelorette couple confirmed in December 2016 that they had split after 18 months together.  

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The pair, who famously met on the set of The Bachelorette in 2015, confirmed the news with an official statement from their talent manager at the time. 

‘After 18 months together, Sam Frost and Sasha Mielczarek have come to a mutual decision to end their relationship,’ they told Daily Mail Australia.

Over: Sam Frost and Sasha Mielczarek (both pictured) - confirmed their split in December 2016 after 18 months of dating

Over: Sam Frost and Sasha Mielczarek (both pictured) – confirmed their split in December 2016 after 18 months of dating

‘It is important to stress that there is no bitterness or scandal, they have just come to the realisation that the best way forward is to separate.’  

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‘They wholeheartedly respect and cherish the friendship they have for one another which will continue moving forward,’ she went on.

‘They wish to thank everyone for their love and support over the past 18 months.’

Sophie Monk and Stu Laundy – split after three months

In January 2018, Sophie confirmed she had split with Stu, following explosive claims that the relationship had ‘run its course’. 

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Sophie took to Instagram to share a heartfelt Instagram post, confirming break-up reports. 

Confirmation: In January 2018, Sophie Monk confirmed that she had split with Stu Laundy (both pictured), following explosive claims that the relationship had 'run its course'

Confirmation: In January 2018, Sophie Monk confirmed that she had split with Stu Laundy (both pictured), following explosive claims that the relationship had ‘run its course’ 

‘I gave it the best shot I could and my intentions were everything I said I was looking for but unfortunately it just didn’t work out,’ she wrote.

While Sophie didn’t mention Stu by name at all in the lengthy post, she explained she felt she ‘owed’ Australia an answer because their relationship had played out in front of the nation’s eyes. 

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Ali Oetjen and Taite Radley – split after two years 

The couple announced their break-up at the end of July 2020.   

The pair, who had been separated for 88 days prior to their split due to the Covid-19 pandemic, said that they were ‘taking time apart’ and giving each other space.

Not to be: Ali Oetjen and Taite Radley (both pictured) announced their break-up at the end of July 2020 after two years together

Not to be: Ali Oetjen and Taite Radley (both pictured) announced their break-up at the end of July 2020 after two years together 

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They said they still loved each other and didn’t rule out a possible reconciliation.  

In an Instagram post in September that year, Ali broke down in tears.   

She admitted that she ‘still loves’ Taite, but acknowledged they ‘don’t align’. 

Emotional: In an Instagram post in September that year, Ali broke down in tears. She admitted that she 'still loves' Taite, but acknowledged they 'don't align'

Emotional: In an Instagram post in September that year, Ali broke down in tears. She admitted that she ‘still loves’ Taite, but acknowledged they ‘don’t align’ 

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Angie Kent and Carlin Sterritt – split after 10 months 

Angie announced the pair’s split on Instagram in July 2020, telling her followers: ‘Matters of the heart are extremely difficult and I’m sad to say that Carlin and I have broken up. 

‘I wish him nothing but the best in the future. I appreciate everyone’s concern and the investment that many of you made into the show and our story, but this is real life and we both need privacy and time to heal.’ 

In December, Carlin was forced to defend himself after Angie claimed he was obsessed with looks and wanted her to look ‘like a Barbie doll’.

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Carlin posted a video on Instagram Stories in which he denied Angie’s ‘ridiculous’ claims and said he’d ‘moved on’ from their failed romance. 

Short-lived: Angie Kent announced her split from Carlin Sterritt (both pictured) in July 2020 after 10 months of dating. In December, Carlin was forced to defend himself after Angie claimed he was obsessed with looks and wanted her to look 'like a Barbie doll'

Short-lived: Angie Kent announced her split from Carlin Sterritt (both pictured) in July 2020 after 10 months of dating. In December, Carlin was forced to defend himself after Angie claimed he was obsessed with looks and wanted her to look ‘like a Barbie doll’

Speaking out: Carlin posted a video on Instagram Stories in which he denied Angie's 'ridiculous' claims and said he'd 'moved on' from their failed romance

Speaking out: Carlin posted a video on Instagram Stories in which he denied Angie’s ‘ridiculous’ claims and said he’d ‘moved on’ from their failed romance 

Elly Miles and Frazer Neate – split after three months 

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Elly finally confirmed her long-rumoured split from Frazer in December 2020. 

In an emotional video shared to Instagram, The Bachelorette star wiped away tears as she revealed that she’d split from the winner of the show and hinted at possible infidelity in their relationship.

‘I honestly gave everything I had to that show and to him and so for it to not work out, it’s pretty devastating,’ she sobbed. 

What went wrong? Elly Miles finally confirmed her long-rumoured split from Frazer Neate (both pictured) in December 2020 after just three months of dating

What went wrong? Elly Miles finally confirmed her long-rumoured split from Frazer Neate (both pictured) in December 2020 after just three months of dating 

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‘It’s a bit of a quick turnaround I guess to go from thinking you found the person you wanna be with forever to being single again,’ she admitted.  

‘I know I’m gonna be fine though. I wasn’t happy for a little while there, and I know from my end I gave it absolutely everything I had.’

Elly choked back years as she addressed the rumours of cheating that had been reported in the media since the finale episode aired. 

‘I know there’s a lot of allegations towards Frazer about cheating on me and stuff. Whether it’s true or not, I don’t know, that’s not the reason we broke up,’ she said.

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‘He says it’s not true but f**k, who knows, honestly,’ she added.

Candid: In an Instagram post after the announcement, Elly choked back years as she addressed the rumours of cheating that had been reported in the media since the finale episode aired

Candid: In an Instagram post after the announcement, Elly choked back years as she addressed the rumours of cheating that had been reported in the media since the finale episode aired 

Becky Miles and Peter Mann – split after three days 

In November 2020, Becky confirmed she had split from her winning suitor Pete, just hours after the season finale of The Bachelorette. 

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Becky bravely fronted the media, breaking down in tears during back-to-back radio interviews as she revealed she was ‘angry’ that Pete had dumped her via FaceTime after just three days.  

Very short-lived: In November 2020, Becky Miles confirmed that she had split from her winning suitor Pete Mann (both pictured), just hours after the season finale of The Bachelorette

Very short-lived: In November 2020, Becky Miles confirmed that she had split from her winning suitor Pete Mann (both pictured), just hours after the season finale of The Bachelorette 

Unbelievable: Becky bravely fronted the media, breaking down in tears during back-to-back radio interviews as she revealed she was 'angry' that Pete had dumped her via FaceTime after just three days

Unbelievable: Becky bravely fronted the media, breaking down in tears during back-to-back radio interviews as she revealed she was ‘angry’ that Pete had dumped her via FaceTime after just three days

Becky told The Daily Telegraph that Pete had dumped her over FaceTime less than a week after the finale, leaving her ‘blindsided’.

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She said they’d spent three days together after filming wrapped, before he went back to Adelaide and she returned to Newcastle. 

Georgia Love and Lee Elliott – married in March 2021

Georgia and Lee are the only Bachelorette success story, having tied the knot in March last year, after being forced to cancel their wedding in Italy due to the pandemic. 

The reality TV lovebirds from the 2016 season, said ‘I Do’ at the picturesque Frogmore Creek Winery, just 20 minutes outside of Hobart’s city centre, followed by an outdoor reception at the Shene Distillery. 

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Reality TV nuptials: Georgia Love and Lee Elliott (pictured centre) are the only Bachelorette success story, having tied the knot in March last year

Reality TV nuptials: Georgia Love and Lee Elliott (pictured centre) are the only Bachelorette success story, having tied the knot in March last year

Magical day: The reality TV lovebirds from the 2016 season, said 'I Do' at the picturesque Frogmore Creek Winery, just 20 minutes outside of Hobart's city centre, followed by an outdoor reception at the Shene Distillery

Magical day: The reality TV lovebirds from the 2016 season, said ‘I Do’ at the picturesque Frogmore Creek Winery, just 20 minutes outside of Hobart’s city centre, followed by an outdoor reception at the Shene Distillery

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