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Entertainment Meet the villain everyone is about to hate on The Bachelorette, politician Jess Glasgow

19:23  09 october  2019
19:23  09 october  2019 Source:   nowtolove.com.au

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Australia, get ready.

a man wearing a suit and tie smiling at the camera: Noosa politician Jess Glasgow is about to become the new villain on Angie Kent's season of The Bachelorette.© Provided by Bauer Media Pty Ltd Noosa politician Jess Glasgow is about to become the new villain on Angie Kent's season of The Bachelorette.

Let us introduce you to the Bachelorette contestant who is about to grind your gears - Queensland politician Jess Glasgow.

The 37-year-old is already poised to be one of the villains on Angie Kent's season - and he's certainly not afraid to ruffle a few feathers.

So what do we know about Jess? Keep on scrolling to find out.

a man wearing a suit and tie smiling at the camera: Jess is set to be cast as one of the villains on The Bachelorette this season.© Provided by Bauer Media Pty Ltd Jess is set to be cast as one of the villains on The Bachelorette this season.

He's a local politician in Noosa, Queensland

Jess is a councillor in Noosa and reports to the local mayor.

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His major policy focus? Trying to get Noosa's residents to use their cars less and embrace riding scooters more. Yes, you read that correctly.

Jess rides a scooter himself and believes this is a simple solution to the town's parking problem.

"Council recognises there is a problem in parking in the Noosa region and wants to encourage people ... to get on a scooter or motorcycle," Jess told the Queensland Times last year.

"We need to be more realistic about riding around Noosa and we want to create somewhere people can just ride up and park close to beach access. I am really pushing for these motorcycle friendly zones to encourage the 'easibility' of getting around Noosa," he said.

He even supported a public trial of e-scooter sharing app Neon Ride earlier this year, with 105 people signing up to ride the scooters, averaging five rides a day on each scooter.

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a person posing for the camera: Jess is a local Queensland politician who wants his local residents to use scooters more.© Provided by Bauer Media Pty Ltd Jess is a local Queensland politician who wants his local residents to use scooters more.

According to his Instagram bio, Jess describes himself as a "property buyer and entrepreneur" who enjoys "creativity, ♥️ the waves, sunrise & sunsets, music, cooking, fitness & seeing the ????".

As a politician, Jess is legally required to publicly declare his financial interests online, meaning we have access to his property portfolio and other financial assets.

According to his official Register of Interests document, he owns two properties in Noosa, which are both 90 square metres in size.

One is a residential property and one is an investment property and they are "co-mortgaged" - we wonder with whom?

He has no other assets or sources of income over $5000 declared on his interests form.

He was approached by Channel 10 to be on the show

a man standing next to a bicycle: Jess loves riding bikes and scooters.© Provided by Bauer Media Pty Ltd Jess loves riding bikes and scooters.

Jess says he thinks he and Angie would make a good match because they're both from Queensland - Angie is from the Sunshine Coast.

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And he decided to go on the show because at 37, he wants to find a lady, and he's not an app kind of guy.

"I don't do internet dating," he told the Noosa News.

"It keeps me busy being in council, but Angie being a Coast girl ... she's from Alexandra Headland, I don't see why the match doesn't fit perfectly," he said.

And he revealed that he didn't apply for the show himself, but was approached by Ten's producers.

"I was approached by Channel 10 to do this. I said why not?" Jess revealed.

"I'm 37, time's moving on and it was a great opportunity, a once-in-a-lifetime chance," he said.

And he's had one disaster relationship that did NOT end well

a man sitting at a table with a plate of food: Jess in glasses - a different look!© Provided by Bauer Media Pty Ltd Jess in glasses - a different look!

It seems as though Jess has been burned in one of his romantic relationships before.

"I've had great women in my life ... except for one," he told Noosa News, but refused to elaborate.

"As you get older, you get stuck in your ways."

Sounds like a brutal breakup ... we wonder if his emotional baggage will be aired on The Bachelorette this season?

To find out, tune into The Bachelorette on Wednesday and Thursday nights at 7:30pm on Channel 10.

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