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Ummm... is Jamie Doran from The Bachelorette a paid actor?

''He's obsessed with acting''

By Emma Shepherd
Jamie Doran has already been branded by The Bachelorette fans as this season's "stage-five clinger" – but could his erratic and OTT behaviour be all for the cameras? Maybe!
NW has heard whispers the 39-year-old from NSW worked as a professional actor before he switched careers and became a fireman. Say whaaat?!
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"Back in high school, he was obsessed with acting," an insider who grew up with Jamie tells NW.
"A couple of our mutual mates bumped into him in early 2018 in Sydney and he told them he was on his way to an acting class."
Despite the smoke-and- mirror claims being made against him, Jamie insists he's a genuine and sensitive man. He also maintains
that he's on The Bachelorette for all the right reasons – namely scoring our girl Angie Kent's final rose!
"My intention for coming onto this show was not to be in the 'bro zone'," Jamie says. "It was to win Angie's heart and I'll do whatever
it takes."
And the Logie for Best New Talent could be going to... (Source: Network Ten)
He's also previously admitted he's 100 percent serious about finding a partner who ignites a spark in him that can't be put out.
Meanwhile, The Bachelorette star recently shared with NW that his emotional outbursts are real and not part of an act.
"I'm definitely someone who wears my heart on my sleeve," he insists. "I'm on the show to find true love and I'm here for Angie."
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The muscular hunk has been a firefighter for years, having previously appeared in the charitable Australian Firefighter's Calendar an incredible six times.
The calendar has proudly raised more than $3 million since 1993, and donates to charities including Rural Aid, Down Syndrome South Australia and Currumbin Wilflife Hospital.
He may not be the first Bachelorette contestant to star in a calendar (hello, Cam Cranley from Georgia Love's season) but his pictures are sure to have the ladies swooning nonetheless.
Jamie also featured on Cleo's 50 Most Eligible list back in 2012.
He was nominated alongside people such as MasterChef's Hayden Quinn, actor Johnny Ruffo and comedian Matt Okine.
"I'm definitely not an actor!" Jamie refutes claims that he's being paid to be on the show. (Source: Network Ten)
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