The Bachelorette Australia 2021 runner-up Jamie-Lee Dayz has thrown her support behind Darvid Garayeli in the wake of his split from Brooke Blurton.
“Back home with my loved ones.. and my washing,” he captioned the recent selfie with clothes hanging in the background and confirming he’s moved out of the Melbourne apartment he shared with Brooke.
“Thanks for all the supportive messages, putting on a brave face 🤙.”
Interestingly, runner-up Jamie-Lee was quick to leave her public support for winner Darvid in the comments, writing: “You’ve got this 🤍.”
Whilst they were once rivals competing for Brooke final rose, it appears the pair are now closer than ever.
More Bachelorette Stars Show Their Support For Darvid Garayeli
Jamie-Lee wasn’t the only Bachelorette star to show support for Darvid.
Darvid’s co-star and close friend Beau Tauwhara wrote underneath the post: “Love ya bro 🖤🖤🖤.”
Intruder Luca Fraracciojj left a comment which read: “HUGE LOVE MY BRO 🤍 you’re one of the kindest souls I know, stay strong! About time for that old fashioned right?”
Whilst Carissa Croft wrote: “Sending love Darv. You’re such a good human 🤍.”
Brooke Blurton Claims She Was BLINDSIDED By Darvid Announcing Their Split
It comes after Brooke, 27, accused Darvid, 27, of announcing their break-up without her knowledge.
“I just want to say right now I’m finding this really quite overwhelming and just as surprising to me as you guys,” she wrote in her own Instagram story hours later.
“I just woke up to the news. It was definitely agreed to part ways. I just wanted to do it privately amicably and respectfully. This is not how and what I expected to be doing right now so as you can imagine, this is all a lot.”
Darvid Announces His Breakup From Brooke on Instagram
Darvid announced his shock break-up from Brooke on his Instagram stories on Sunday morning at 6am, just one month after the finale aired.
“Starting the new year off with an end to a chapter and hopefully the beginning of another,” he wrote on his Instagram story.
“Unfortunately Brooke and I have parted ways. While we genuinely thought we were each others (sic) person, things change and that’s okay.
“Please respect our privacy and that at the end of the day we are both just people with feelings.”
Brooke and Darvid Appear Blissfully Happy Just Days Before Their Split
However, eight hours prior, the proud Noongar/Yamatji First Nations woman thanked her friends and followers for “the best birthday in a very long time.”
“I’ve had by far the best birthday in a very long time thanks to loved ones and some very special people,” she wrote on her Instagram stories at 10 pm on Saturday night.
“So I just wanted to thank everyone for those who have been on this wild ride of 2021 with me and enjoyed the ride that it’s been.
“I’ve loved, learnt, hurt and lived this year for sure.
“I can’t wait for 2022 and the start that it has in store for me, for us, for my family, for my mob.
“You guys are always the real OG’s, VIP, MVP’s in my eyes.
“Here’s to another year of craziness, queerness and happiness.”
Darvid also posted a love-up photo of Brooke on December 27 saying he was “missing” his girlfriend.
Then on Christmas Day Brooke gushed over a Balenciaga bag Darvid had given her as a gift.
Meanwhile, Darvid revealed on Christmas Eve that he had listed his Queensland home for sale after relocating to Melbourne and moving into a new home with Brooke in November.
Before that he shared a selfie with Brooke with the caption, “How did I get so lucky.”
What Clues Were There That Brooke and Darvid Had Split?
The shock news comes after Brooke celebrated her birthday on New Years Day, with Darvid noticeably absent in from photos of the event.
However, So Dramatic! understands that the pair spent New Year’s Eve together.
On New Year’s Eve Brooke posted a 2021 highlights video to Tik Tok and Darvid commented underneath the post, “Looking forward to 2022.”
So Dramatic! sleuths also noticed that Brooke didn’t spend Christmas with Darvid, who went back home to Brisbane with his family, whilst Brooke stayed in Melbourne. They also noticed that the pair hadn’t been posting each other as much over the Christmas period.
Brooke has since deleted a string of recent photos of Darvid from her Instagram page, but has kept official photos from The Bachelorette.
She’s also left up a photo of the two celebrating after they moved in together following the finale.
So Dramatic! has reached out to Brooke and Darvid for comment.
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