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The funny story behind Jimmy Nicholson's bizarre nickname for Holly Kingston

The moniker is here to stay!

By Alex Lilly
The secret codename Jimmy Nicholson used for Holly Kingston between filming The Bachelor and the finale airing has been revealed.
Taking to his Instagram Stories, Jimmy shared several text exchanges between himself and Holly and her contact name in his phone can be seen as "Mark".
The 2021 Bachelor explained the reason behind the moniker to fans along with a photo of himself and Holly on a boat date from the show.
"For those asking 'why Mark?'," he began.
"Holly reminded me of Margot Robbie from a scene in Wolf of Wall Street on this date...so I saved her as Margot whilst we were together in secret, but was told it may be too much of a giveaway."
He added: "So I landed on Mark...she will forever be my Mark now."
The Bachelor 2021 couple have officially moved in together. Image: Instagram
Mark isn't the only Bachelor codename we've heard, however.
Whilst Matt Agnew had his winner Chelsie McLeod as 'Rose' in his phone, last year's stars Locky Gilbert and Irena Srbinovska's nicknames for each other were Roger Roger and Doug, respectively.
"Douglas is Locky's middle name so that's where I got it from and no one picked up on that!" Irena explained to WHO after their season.
Locky added: "I have no idea where Roger came from, I just thought it was funny!"
Taking to his Instagram Stories, Jimmy shared several text exchanges between himself and Holly and her contact name in his phone can be seen as "Mark". Image: Instagram
Since their time on the show, Jimmy and Holly have moved in with each other in Sydney's Bondi.
Last week, Jimmy shared a photo of himself and his new leading lady holding a wrapped gift and card addressed to them along with a bottle of Dom Perignon champagne.
"All smiles to have settled on the new digs. Guess who my roommate is?" he captioned the post.
The best comment came from Carlie Hodges, who came in fourth place and was close with Holly throughout the Bachelor experience.
"Yayyyy! Hol told me the spare room is actually being named 'Carlie's room' - good choice 👌🏻🥳," she joked.
Since their time on the show, Jimmy and Holly have moved in with each other in Sydney's Bondi. Image: Instagram
Though Sydney is still in the midst of lockdown, Jimmy and Holly revealed they just want to appreciate the little things now they're off the show.
"We skipped a lot of the first steps to a relationship, where you're going on coffee dates or doing all the simple things," Jimmy told WHO after their love story's final chapter aired.
"So, we're really looking forward to getting back to normal life. Introducing each other to our friends and having family dinners and stuff like that when we can."
"We haven't been able to do anything in the public eye together. Going out for a walk, dinners – when we can - I'm really looking forward to doing those things."
This article was originally published on our sister site WHO.
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