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Bachelor in Paradise's Brittany Hockley rushes to Jamie Doran's defence following his 'clinger' edit - ReadSector

Bachelor in Paradise’s Brittany Hockley rushes to Jamie Doran’s defence following his ‘clinger’ edit

Bachelor in Paradise‘s Brittany Hockley has addressed her co-star Jamie Doran’s negative ‘clinger’ portrayal on the dating show.

Speaking on her podcast, Life Uncut, the brunette beauty was asked by her best friend Laura Byrne what she made of the 40-year-old’s ‘controversial’ and ‘unstable’ edit which has left him threatening to sue Channel 10.

Brittany, 32, immediately rushed to Jamie’s defence, stating he ‘didn’t have a malicious bone in his body’ and also labelled him ’empathic’ for his handing out of roses to multiple women to make them feel better in the moment.

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‘It was unfair’: Bachelor in Paradise’s Brittany Hockley has addressed her co-star Jamie Doran’s negative ‘clinger’ portrayal on the dating show

 While Brittany acknowledged that every contestant’s onscreen portrayal was slightly ‘exaggerated’, she did note that Jamie’s edit was ‘too much’ and ‘not fair.’

‘Jamie has copped a lot of heat right for constantly wanting to give out roses. I even laughed at him on the show.

‘But if you actually look at what’s doing, and you listen to what he’s saying, he doesn’t actually have a malicious bone in his body.’

Brittany gave further context to Jamie’s behaviour on television: ‘The reason he’s offering everyone his rose is because he talks to them, his heart breaks for them, he’s very empathetic, and he feels for them.  

Speaking on her podcast, Life Uncut, the brunette beauty was asked what she made of the 40-year-old's [pictured] 'controversial' and 'unstable' edit which has left him threatening to sue Channel 10

Speaking on her podcast, Life Uncut, the brunette beauty was asked what she made of the 40-year-old’s [pictured] ‘controversial’ and ‘unstable’ edit which has left him threatening to sue Channel 10

She's a fan: Brittany, 32, immediately rushed to Jamie's defence, stating he 'didn't have a malicious bone in his body'

She’s a fan: Brittany, 32, immediately rushed to Jamie’s defence, stating he ‘didn’t have a malicious bone in his body’

‘He’s like, “look don’t worry, we’ll sort it out. I’ll get you a rose!” But he doesn’t think how he’s going to sort it out [long term]. He just wants to make this person feel better in the moment.

She added: ‘You can go back and see the whole thing again, you don’t see Jamie saying anything bad about anyone.

‘His edit is that he’s too emotional, too caring. Too caring for everyone. He’s been thrown under the bus for what? Loving Timm too much? They just adore each other!’

Brittany concluded: ‘Yeah the man cries, so what? As a nation, we’re always encouraging men to be open, vulnerable and emotional – and then as soon as someone does, this is what we do to them!’

'He felt for everyone': She also labelled Jamie 'empathic' for his handing out of roses to multiple women to make them feel better in the moment

‘He felt for everyone’: She also labelled Jamie ’empathic’ for his handing out of roses to multiple women to make them feel better in the moment

Not happy: While Brittany acknowledged that every contestant's onscreen portrayal was slightly 'exaggerated', she did note that Jamie's edit was 'too much' and 'not fair'

Not happy: While Brittany acknowledged that every contestant’s onscreen portrayal was slightly ‘exaggerated’, she did note that Jamie’s edit was ‘too much’ and ‘not fair’

On Wednesday last week, Jamie announced he was taking legal action against Channel 10 and Warner Bros. over his negative portrayal on The Bachelorette and Bachelor in Paradise.

The firefighter-turned-FIFO worker shared a statement to Instagram, explaining why he had decided to call in his lawyers.

He wrote: ‘This is not the news I wanted to post, but I feel I owe this to at least my family, friends, and also fans of The Bachelorette and Bachelor in Paradise.

‘After lengthy consideration, I’ve decided to begin legal proceedings against Network 10 and Warner Bros. Australia.

Threatening to sue: On Wednesday last week, Jamie announced he was taking legal action against Channel 10 and Warner Bros. over his negative portrayal on The Bachelorette and Bachelor in Paradise

Threatening to sue: On Wednesday last week, Jamie announced he was taking legal action against Channel 10 and Warner Bros. over his negative portrayal on The Bachelorette and Bachelor in Paradise

‘I’m not going to comment on this any further for the time being and would appreciate it if people would respect my privacy.’

In response to Jamie’s legal threat, a network spokesperson told Daily Mail Australia: ‘Channel 10 has not received any papers regarding this claim.’

Jamie was portrayed as a ‘stage-five clinger’ on Bachelor in Paradise this season, and received a similar edit on The Bachelorette last year.

Negative edit: Jamie was portrayed as a 'stage-five clinger' on Bachelor in Paradise this season, and received a similar edit on The Bachelorette last year

Negative edit: Jamie was portrayed as a ‘stage-five clinger’ on Bachelor in Paradise this season, and received a similar edit on The Bachelorette last year