A date on The Bachelor may look like the most romantic thing in the world.
However, in reality you’re surrounded by a bunch of blokes all shoving huge cameras in your face while taking notes of everything you say and asking you to do take after take.
Following Locky Gilbert and Bella Varelis’ date on Thursday’s episode of the Channel 10 show, here’s a bunch of behind-the-scenes pictures to show you how it really went down.
Reckon you’d be able to force a smile with so many people watching?
Bella scored the first date of the season during Thursday’s episode, and we were there to capture every magical moment during production earlier this year.
They couldn’t keep their hands off each other as they filmed on Sydney Harbour on March 9.
The pair enjoyed a sailing date onboard the Sir Thomas Sopwith, and stopped for a swim at Rushcutters Bay, where things started to get steamy.
After meeting Bella during Wednesday’s first rose ceremony, Locky made his feelings more than clear about the marketing consultant.