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The Bachelor NZ: Kate dishes on getting stuck in the ‘friend zone’

We catch up with our own Kate Cameron to get all the goss on her exit from The Bachelor NZ
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She’s used to getting no kisses, but last night eliminated bachelorette Kate Cameron got no rose – an inevitable outcome, she says, couldn’t have come soon enough.

“I knew I was on the firing line – I was in the top five and I still hadn’t kissed him, it was all getting a bit ridiculous,” says Woman’s Day’s advertising guru. “There was no spark or chemistry and you need that in a relationship. We both knew what was going on, and I kept thinking, ‘Can he end it already?’”

What had gone wrong is what fans of The Bachelor New Zealand had long predicted – Kate and Jordan were in the friend zone.

“I friend-zoned him first and then he friend-zoned me back – he was like, ‘haha, sucker, I got you back.’

Jordan took Kate on a high-flying parasailing date during last night’s episode of The Bachelor NZ.

“At the end of the day, we definitely appreciated each other’s company, but we just weren’t right for each other. Jordan’s a lovely guy, and I wish him all the best but I’m not sad I didn’t get to take him home to meet the parents – that’s a massive decision for me.”

As for Naz at last night’s cocktail party, Kate says she found the former mean girl’s emotional breakdown out of character.

“It was a bit unexpected,” recalls Kate of Naz’s request to hold hands. “She’s said some things about me in the past that I’m not happy about, to want my support suddenly was a bit surprising. But if someone’s crying I’m always going to check in and help them. Plus, it would have been a bit awkward if I declined – I think she would’ve cried more.”

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