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Beauty and the Geek Australia: Mike breaks his silence on ‘pretend geek’ claims

Beauty and the Geek star breaks his silence on ‘FAKE geek’ claims after a photograph resurfaced of him wanting very good-looking at a Halloween social gathering

Beauty and the Geek star Mike has set the report straight after rumours surfaced he was solely placing on a geeky persona for TV.

His nerd credentials had been questioned this week after a photograph of him partying – taken a couple of months earlier than the present was filmed – resurfaced on social media.

The image confirmed him wanting good-looking and assured at a Halloween bash, main some followers to question if he actually was the socially awkward ‘Batman fanatic’ he claimed to be on digicam.

Beauty and the Geek star Mike has set the report straight after rumours surfaced he was solely placing on a geeky persona for TV. His nerd credentials had been questioned this week after this picture of him at a Halloween social gathering final year resurfaced on social media 

Mike addressed the rumours on Thursday, saying he takes it as a praise each time somebody accuses him of being an actor or ‘pretend geek’ or actor.

‘[The rumour] actually is the largest praise, I used to be so pleased to listen to that,’ the 20-year-old instructed Who magazine.

He went on to disclose why he seemed so good in the picture, wherein he posed in a Ghostbusters costume sporting a a lot shorter beard. 

‘I used to be sweating a lot. I’m in Queensland, and I’m in that huge Ghostbusters costume… so the beard appears to be like so much shorter in the picture,’ he mentioned.

‘That truly is simply because I’m so drenched in sweat.’ 

Rumours advised the Batman fanatic, 20, was a pretend geek or paid actor as a result of he seemed simply as good-looking in the picture as he did after his makeover on Wednesday evening’s episode 

Viewers have questioned the legitimacy of a few of the geeks on the new season of Beauty and the Geek, which is hosted by Sophie Monk.

My favorite factor about Beauty and the Geek is understanding which Geeks are literally actors,’ one particular person tweeted.

‘You can see that a few of the Geeks are good wanting simply change the hair and shave the beard,’ one other added.

Geeks Michael Gebicki and Alexander Waters also had rumours surface about their legitimacy as fans found photos of the both of them being well-groomed shortly before the show. (Pictured: Mike after his makeover on Wednesday night)

Geeks Michael Gebicki and Alexander Waters additionally had rumours floor about their legitimacy as followers discovered photographs of the each of them being well-groomed shortly earlier than the present. (Pictured: Mike after his makeover on Wednesday evening)

‘Meh one thing appears off to me how they current the geeks. I’m positive they’re beautiful guys however it’s all modifying anyhow,’ a 3rd commented.

‘Is this Beauty and the Geek or guys I might lust after on Smith Street?’ one other wrote, alongside a sequence of photographs of the ‘geeks’ from the present.

One particular person wrote: ‘It’s enjoyable having fun with the wholesomeness of BATG till you bear in mind it is the similar community that produces MAFS.’

During the present’s premiere, 25-year-old ‘geek’ Michael displayed longer hair and a protracted beard – however in photographs taken final year, he had a shorter haircut and stubble.

During the present’s premiere, Michael, 25, displayed longer hair and a protracted beard (left) however in photographs taken final year, he had a shorter haircut and stubble (right) 

Alexander, 27, additionally seemed totally different in photographs shared on Instagram simply months earlier than the present’s premiere.

The ‘bookworm’ has a fuller beard and longer hair on the program, in comparison with his well-groomed look from May.

Beauty and the Geek continues Sunday at 8:00pm on Channel Nine

Alexander Waters additionally seemed totally different in photographs months earlier than the premiere. He had a fuller beard and longer hair on the present (left), in comparison with his well-groomed look from May (right)

Beauty and the Geek continues Sunday at 8:00pm on Channel Nine

Beauty and the Geek continues Sunday at 8:00pm on Channel Nine 

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