SA's first Bachelor Lee Thompson teases new relationship: 'Finally found you'

Lee Thompson
Lee Thompson
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  • Former rugby player and model Lee Thompson appeared on the first season on The Bachelor SA.
  • Lee gave his final rose to celebrity makeup artist Gina Myers, but it was revealed during the Women Tell All Finale episode that the couple parted ways after the show aired.
  • Lee teased with a new relationship on Instagram, sharing a photo of a brunette women with the captioned: "Finally found you."

South Africa's first Bachelor Lee Thompson revealed he is a new relationship after teasing fans with a photo of a mystery woman on Instagram.

In the final episode of The Bachelor season 1, Lee handed the last rose to celebrity makeup artist Gina Myers. Unfortunately, it was revealed during the reunion episode that the couple ended their relationship after the show aired.

Speaking to Channel24 in November 2019, he said: "I'm still on the dating market. I'm not necessarily looking for love but instead allowing life to take its course and allowing love to find me."

On Friday, posting a photo of himself sharing an embrace with a dark-haired mystery woman on Instagram, he wrote: "Finally found you."

He followed the captioned with a heart emoji and the hashtag #SpecialOne.


Lee's announcement of finding love after the reality TV dating show comes after season 2 Bachelor Marc Buckner and Marisia van Wyk announced their split.

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