Australian Idol’s Casey Donovan Finds Love With Girlfriend Renee Sharples

‘Couldn’t be happier’: Australian Idol’s Casey Donovan finds love with girlfriend Renee Sharples… after her six-year catfish nightmare

Australian Idol star Casey Donovan found love with girlfriend Renee Sharples during Victoria’s lockdown last year.

The 32-year-old singer met Renee, a paramedic teacher, on dating app Bumble and the pair went on video dates on Zoom.

“I was nervous and excited to connect with Renee, and when we finally hooked up, her chatter was great and she seemed really nice,” Casey said. women’s Day.

‘Couldn’t be happier’: Australian Idol’s Casey Donovan has found love with girlfriend Renee Sharples… after her six-year catfish nightmare

“When I logged in on our first Zoom date and saw Renee set it up in a cafe, it was so sweet…[it was] even better when she asked me what kind of coffee I wanted,” she added.

Renee admitted she recognized Casey from Australian Idol but “had no preconceived notions of who she was.”

She also said the couple is not considering getting married and having children in the near future.

“We haven’t really seen this in our near future, it was very unexpected. But we have the best time living together and I couldn’t be happier,” she said.

'It was so sweet': The 32-year-old singer met Renee, a paramedic teacher, on dating app Bumble and the pair went on video dates on Zoom

‘It was so sweet’: The 32-year-old singer met Renee, a paramedic teacher, on dating app Bumble and the pair went on video dates on Zoom

Casey has previously talked about being unlucky in love.

She was the victim of a bizarre catfish hoax for six years, orchestrated by a friend, Olga.

Olga had cheated on Casey by impersonating a man called “Campbell” online.

Romance: Renee admitted she recognized Casey from Australian Idol but 'had no preconceived notions about who she was'

Romance: Renee admitted she recognized Casey from Australian Idol but ‘had no preconceived notions about who she was’

Speaking to The Daily Telegraph in 2016, Casey confessed that she had become a sex addict in an attempt to escape the pain of her past.

“It was kind of like getting out of the situation I was in and it’s such a confidence boost,” she said of her frequent sexual encounters with strangers.

She continued: “If you are emotionally disconnected from the situation, it can become very dangerous because you burn and churning.”

Past: Casey has talked about being unlucky in love before.  She was the victim of a bizarre catfish hoax for six years, orchestrated by a friend, Olga.

Past: Casey has talked about being unlucky in love before. She was the victim of a bizarre catfish hoax for six years, orchestrated by a friend, Olga.

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