EXCLUSIVE: Too Hot to Handle star Christine Obanor, 26, reveals she went NINE MONTHS without sex after quitting the hit reality show – claiming it ‘changed’ her perspective on casual romance
- Christine admitted she was perhaps the most ‘excited’ cast member
- But she said the Netflix show changed her mindset when it came to romance
- The model, 26, told DailyMail.com that she is now focused on her career
Too Hot to Handle star Christine Obanor has revealed she went nine months without sex after Netflix cameras stopped rolling – claiming her experiences on the show completely changed the way she lives. see casual encounters.
The 26-year-old Texas model was among 14 singletons to compete in the Netflix show’s latest series and she made it all the way to the final with her love interest Louis Russell, 22.
However, since leaving the Netflix program, which was won by 23-year-old Elys Hutchinson, Christine has had a revelation when it comes to her once hot and heavy attitude towards love.
While viewers of the popular reality show may know Christine best for her amorous on-screen displays, the model has now exclusively revealed to DailyMail.com that participating in Too Hot to Handle has completely changed her view of romance.
Split: Christine Obanor has revealed she went NINE MONTHS without sex after quitting the hit reality show
The 26-year-old model (far right) was among 14 bachelors to star in the Netflix show’s latest series
“I enjoyed the experience 100%,” she said. “I feel like I came in with a different mindset and changed so much after I left. I didn’t expect to learn anything.
“I didn’t expect to be on Too Hot To Handle in the first place and I didn’t expect to be paired up with anyone, or leave with a clearer mindset.”
“And surprisingly enough, Lana (the show’s virtual host) worked,” Christine added, referring to the virtual host. “I went nine months without having sex. (I was the) horniest girl in retirement. That’s growth.
She added that Lana shared some awesome words of wisdom that stuck with her even after she returned to normal life.
“Lana taught me that I shouldn’t always chase so hard all the time – even if I see someone I like, I’ll go for it,” she explained, but added that the love is no longer her only goal. life – leave the opposite in fact.
“Right now I’m just focusing on my career and the next journey of my life.”
Looking back on her experiences on the show, Christine acknowledged that she initially leaned into rebellion, which she says helped her “cope” with the crazy new circumstances she found herself in. .
“I coped by breaking the rules because I felt like the rules were meant to be broken,” she said.
Since leaving the Netflix program, which was won by 23-year-old Elys Hutchinson, Christine has had a revelation when it comes to her once hot and heavy attitude towards love.
New perspective: Christine admitted she left Too Hot To Handle with a new perspective on romance and intimacy
“But as I progressed, I learned that I could find something more meaningful without the intimacy and without all the extra stuff. Lana was right.
Christine added that she found the show’s workshops particularly helpful, explaining that there were times when the experience got very “emotional” for her.
“I also enjoyed the workshops,” she said. “I was opening up on so many levels and learning things about myself that I never wanted to face on my own.
‘So the workshops were very emotional for me. It helped me better understand why I am the way I am and why my grief led me to love hunting. I didn’t expect to learn anything, but it got really deep.
Despite the fact that the show was full of drama and fights between the contestants, Christine says that might be further from the truth behind the scenes, insisting the women have all remained close friends away from the cameras.
“We all became very close and I never expected to have such a good relationship,” she explained. “And you’d be surprised how much drama in our season we’d still stay cool. We all have a very good relationship for sure.