The Bachelor star Corinne Olympios made headlines when she admitted she still had a nanny on national television.
However, on Wednesday’s episode of The Ellen Degeneres Show, the 24-year-old competing for Nick Viall‘s final rose revealed there is more to the story.
“Raquel actually works for my family,” the business owner said on the talk show. “She’s been with us for 18 years. She moved with us to Florida from New Jersey. She’s kind of like my everything.”
She continued, “She raised my sister, she helped my mom through cancer. She’s great. She’s a part of my family. She’s not like my nanny, like my babysitter. Nanny is a word that I use for her because I have a lot of respect for her and she’s kind of a mother figure for me, so I don’t like saying cleaning lady or housekeeper.”
This is not the first time Corinne has come to her “nanny’s” defense.
Earlier this month, Corinne asked her followers to stop bullying her family after a fan started a GoFundMe page to “free Raquel.”
“This is not a joke anymore someone took this way too far and is trying to make money for themselves,” she wrote. “Raquel is not a slave and my family and I treat her like part of the family. Leave it alone already it’s getting old. Grow up.”
While on the talk show, Corinne, who is the villain on this season’s of the reality dating competition, also admitted she came off more sexual than she anticipated.
“I was a little bit more promiscuous than I thought I would look,” she explained. “There are alcoholic beverages, but I did know my limit. I never took it too far where I would like black out or anything like that.”
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