Viewers watched in delight as Locky Gilbert chose Irena Srbinovska over her nemesis Bella Varelis during the Thursday night season finale of The Bachelor.
And after weeks of speculation that Locky had already separated from his winner, he and his gorgeous girlfriend Irena took to their Instagram platforms shortly after the finale to confirm that they were still together and deeply in love.
In fact, Sister Irena, 31, is so in love with the 30-year-old that she has also revealed that she has packed her belongings at her Melbourne home to officially move into his Perth home with the love of her life.
“Here are more crazy adventures with you!” After weeks of speculation that Locky had already separated from his winner, he and his gorgeous girlfriend Irena took to their Instagram shortly after the finale to confirm they were still together.
Speak against The Daily Telegraph about starting over with the adrenaline junkie, confessed Irena: “I’ve quit my job, I’ve left my family and friends and the only town I’ve lived in.”
Irena went on excitedly, “I’ve found a job in Perth and can’t wait to live with Locky for the rest of my life.”
The healthcare provider has just completed her two-week quarantine period in New South Wales to reunite with the former Australian Survivor star so they can take the stage together in the coming weeks.
They plan to go into quarantine together in Perth for a fortnight before officially moving in together.
‘Can’t Wait To Spend My Life With Him’: In fact, nurse Irena, 31, is so in love with the 30-year-old that she has also revealed that she has packed her belongings at her Melbourne home to officially recover the love of her life at his home in Perth
‘I got the man of my dreams’: The couple also uploaded the same photo of themselves from the end of the last rose ceremony to prove they were really in love
‘I said hello to my future wife’: Locky also added a gushing caption of his own admitting he couldn’t wait to spend the rest of his life with Irena
Irena continued to gush at the publication about her relationship with Locky while admitting that she ‘wanted to spend the rest of her life with him’.
In addition to her romance with Locky, her soured friendship with rival finalist Bella Varelis became a major storyline on the show.
And Irena has confirmed that she hasn’t spoken to the brunette since she finished filming the series, but wishes her ‘nothing but the best’.
While Locky admitted it was “ hard ” to watch his two finalists turn out on television, he also confessed that he hadn’t spoken to her since he dumped her in front of cameras.
Meanwhile, the couple also uploaded the same photo of themselves from the end of the last rose ceremony to prove that they were really in love.
Irena added the caption, “I have the man of my dreams and I couldn’t be happier. I love you so much @locklangilbert. ‘
Locky wrote, ‘I have always listened to my heart and it has led me to this point. No matter how difficult it was to say goodbye. I also said hello to my future wife, baby mom and best friend. I can’t wait to spend the rest of my life with you.
“Here’s a crazy adventure and so much more with you dear.”
The emotion-filled finale to Thursday night’s hit dating series saw Locky choose Irena as his winner.
In a twist that no one saw coming, the 30-year-old had told both Irena and Bella Varelis that he had fallen in love with them – leading them to both believe they had won his heart.
But in the end, it was sober nurse Irena who stole the burly adventurer’s heart – leaving Bella completely devastated.
After a distraught Bella stormed off the set, Locky came face to face with Irena to tell her the good news – telling her that he ‘couldn’t wait’ to spend the rest of his life with her.
“Irena,” he began. ‘Every time I am with you I feel so safe and protected. It’s kind of weird because I’m a pretty big guy, and not many people can make me feel that way.
‘But just when I’m with you, I feel so calm and comfortable, and it’s a pretty new feeling to me. I know you’re going to be a beautiful friend, wife, mother, everything. You are the whole, whole package. ‘
Locky had put viewers on the edge of their seats when he admitted he had doubts.
My biggest fear, however, is that you cannot put yourself first or say no. And in my partner I want drive and ambition, ‘he said.
But then he turned to Irena and said, “And I think you got that in spades. When I think about our future together I am so excited and can’t wait to just travel the world and make all your dreams come true.
‘Irena, I am so in love with you. And I can’t wait to spend the rest of my life with you. ‘
“I love you too,” she answered beaming.