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Holy Shit, A Second Woman Walked Off This Season Of "The Bachelor" Australia

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Fan favourite, and suspected mermaid, Megan Marx shocked audiences tonight when she bailed on The Bachelor.

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(What we imagine it looked like when Megan left the Bachelor mansion.)

Marx was an obvious favourite with Richie, being picked as one of the first to go on a solo date.

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While the exit may have come as a shock for Richie, the news broke a few weeks ago, with an anonymous source telling New Idea Marx left due to the inauthentic process.

According to New Idea: "She admitted she didn’t think Richie was being true to himself by keeping drama queen Keira in for ratings. She just felt the whole process wasn’t very organic, so she followed her heart and bowed out."
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According to New Idea: "She admitted she didn’t think Richie was being true to himself by keeping drama queen Keira in for ratings. She just felt the whole process wasn’t very organic, so she followed her heart and bowed out."

During the show, she watched as Keira clashed with some of the other women at the cocktail party. "Honestly I feel like this whole thing is just drama for the sake of drama," Marx told the camera.

As Richie called her to accept a rose for the week, Marx shocked the Bachelor by replying, "I can't".

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Some celebrated her decision.

Oooooh Megan!!!!! Yes!!!! You go girl!!! Reject the Rose!!!!!! #TheBachelorAU

Megan, you're too good for this. Go fly and be free pretty bird. #TheBachelorAU

While most were just shocked to see a favourite turn down the Bachelor at such a turning point in the series.

Megan was my favourite honestly, I also thought she'd win it. Bummer #TheBachelorAU

BUT MEGAN WAS THE ONE. I SWEAR #TheBachelorAU

Leaving the show, Marx reflected on her experience.

"I wasn’t expecting such a competitive, intense environment. When Richie and I first met it was such a strong connection and I had such a good feeling about him and I. I think that there are a few girls here that are already starting to fall in love with Richie and I can see, looking at him, that he’s going to fall in love too."
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"I wasn’t expecting such a competitive, intense environment. When Richie and I first met it was such a strong connection and I had such a good feeling about him and I. I think that there are a few girls here that are already starting to fall in love with Richie and I can see, looking at him, that he’s going to fall in love too."

Marx is the second to ditch the Rich, with Sweary Vintea Carlos deciding the shenanigans just weren't worth it, peacing out before the first Rose Ceremony had finished.

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We can only wave Megan off, and wish her the best in her search for love.

Get it? Wave her off? Because... she loves the ocean, you guys.
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Get it? Wave her off? Because... she loves the ocean, you guys.