The Bachelor Jordan Mauger reveals his 25kg weight-loss secret
The Bachelor Jordan Mauger has revealed that he shed 25 kilograms prior to filming the show.
The 32-year-old told Woman's Day that he has spent the past 10 months slimming down, simply by "cutting out a few pies here and there".
"I wouldn't call myself a gym bunny by any means," he said.
"I just really wanted to explore a body transformation. Seeing an actor like Christian Bale go from overweight to skinny to muscly is something I find very fascinating, so I thought, 'Why not give it a crack?'"
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Mauger, who goes by the nickname "Jordy Pordy Pudding Pie" on Facebook, is set to show off his pie-deprived body in coming episodes, when he and the remaining bachelorettes jet off to Hawaii for some quality time on the beach.
He also used the trip as an opportunity to get a permanent memento of the show, telling Woman's Day about his new traditional ala niho tattoo.
"It incorporates elements of family, past and future, and growth," he said.
"I'll always have a mark to remember this experience by."
When it came to discussing his connections with particular bachelorettes, Mauger refused to give too much away, choosing to stick with more familiar territory - pies.
"What is seen and experienced by a viewer is only a slice of the bigger pie," he said.
"There are a lot of things I hear that I don't take on. I want to experience everyone for who they are."