The radio host, who appeared on the show in 2018 with partner Norm Hogan, said Daily mail that she thinks ‘bad guys’ Sharon and Ankur will be crowned winners Sunday evening auction only because of their outspokenness against the producers.
“I dare say that Sharon and Ankur would probably pull it off and I’m only saying that from an analytical perspective if you let history predict the future,” she shared.
“If you look at the couples who have slammed The block in the past they seem to be fine. If you look at Tess and Luke. If you look at Sara and Hayden. These two guys won.
“It’s in no way related, but if history repeats itself, those who complain the most seem to win the most.”
The i am a celebrity The star went on to praise Sharon and Ankur’s “magnificent” home and suggested they focus on building it rather than the show’s dramatic plot.
Jess and Norm came in fifth place in season fourteen of The block, selling their apartment for $2,859,000 and taking home a profit of $209,000. In 2020, she revealed that they spent all of their winnings on pools, failed bets, helping out friends and even paying a stranger’s rent on Facebook.
As for this year’s season, betting agency Sportsbet announced Victorian couple Tom and Sarah-Jane as likely winnerswith odds of $2.00.
Sharon and Ankur’s biggest regret
Sharon and Ankur openly slammed The block producers for their “nasty” editing this season and have even recently stated that they no longer watch it.
Discuss with Yahoo Lifestyle ahead of the auction, the couple admitted they were “really naive” going on the show as they thought it would be the least dramatic reality show.
They said their honesty was their downfalland their on-screen emotions such as frustration or crying meant Australia instantly branded them as ‘whiners’ or ‘sooks’.
“I never want to do things with regrets,” Ankur said. “Not that I would [the show] again, but [if I did], unfortunately I wouldn’t be so open — as everyone played along and they did well. I think the honesty, which is ironic because we were portrayed as liars and cheats, kind of cost us in the end.
Sharon, who starred in Neighbors from 2017 to 2019, added that the “manipulative” aspect of reality TV was the hardest thing for her to deal with while filming.
“It was really obvious when things were set up, and I found it very difficult. It didn’t feel like the real thing,” she confessed.
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