The past lives of The Bachelor stars Leah and Simone have emerged.
The past lives of The Bachelor stars Leah and Simone have emerged.

The Bachelor contestant defends topless performer past

IT'S been a whirlwind week for The Bachelor contestant Leah Costa, who's been forced to defend her past as a topless entertainer after near-nude photos emerged.

Just one day after she was publicly rejected by Matty J during an ill-fated pash, photos surfaced showing Costa working as a topless performer and engaging in some racy behaviour.

The 24-year-old blonde has now defended her past, telling news.com.au she's not "ashamed" of her former career.
"It is true that I worked as a lingerie and topless waitress for some time," she said in a statement.

"This was to support myself in the early years of my Bachelor of Architectural Design degree. I am looking forward to finishing my degree this year and forging a successful career in the building/construction industry. My past job is not something that I am ashamed of, nor does it affect my aim to find love."

The photos are believed to have been taken in December and show the blonde wearing just a plaid miniskirt and heels.

Costa is then shown using a leather belt to spank a man, who has his pants pulled down to expose his buttocks.

But it seems Costa is not alone. Photos of fellow contestant Simone Ormesher have also emerged, revealing her past as a topless entertainer.

One of the photos that appears on Simone’s Bar Babes profile.Source:Supplied
One of the photos that appears on Simone’s Bar Babes profile.Source:Supplied

 

Simone's profile also appears on a website for Melbourne company Bar Babes. The business describes itself as "Melbourne's one stop shop adult entertainment agency".

Network Ten did not provide a statement before publication.

In her profile, 25-year-old Simone goes by the name "Katie".

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