Endemol Shine Australia, the production company behind Big Brother Back To The Future, has really been pushing the narrative that former lovebirds Tully and Drew are destined to rekindle their relationship in this season of the show.
After all, their televised love story captured the nation back in 2013. Tully entered the show with a girlfriend of two years waiting for her on the outside but promptly ditched her to pursue a relationship with her tall, dark and handsome housemate, otherwise known as Anthony Drew.
The couple briefly had a hot and heavy relationship while filming before Tully was booted out – vowing to continue their relationship on the outside.
Fast forward nine years and Drew is back in the house for this year’s season of Big Brother. Trailers have shown that Tully will enter the house on Monday night’s episode and have strongly suggested a love triangle between her, Drew, and Drews’ new romantic interest, Sam.
While viewers can be forgiven for falling for the show’s implied narrative, one should question how likely it is that Drew and Tully will reunite. After all, it has been nine years since Australia watched the 24-year-old and 25-year-old fall for each other from the comfort of our living rooms.
An old interview that’s been uncovered revealed that Tully and Drew split just a couple of months after filming wrapped. “We got caught up in it, and before we knew it, we had fallen apart,” Tully admitted on an episode of her podcast, Too Much Tully, in November 2020.
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However, she did add that she would always wonder if Drew was the ‘one that got away’.
“I’m forever going to wonder if we would have worked out, I think that will be one of my life regrets.”
Drew, on the other hand, admitted on the podcast that their love story wasn’t “real” and that he couldn’t see them ever dating again.
Another huge sign that Tully and Drew aren’t destined to end up in each other’s arms in the current season of Big Brother is the fact that Tully has been in a serious relationship with a man named Daniel Parisi. Tully debuted the relationship back in December 2021, revealing that the couple had been together for six months at that time.
The last photo that Tully posted on Instagram of her and Daniel together was a mere few weeks ago, on April 24th. There has been no hint that the happy couple has broken up since.
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That being said, having a partner didn’t stop Tully from diving into a new showmance the first time around on Big Brother in 2013.
So, considering that Tully and Drew only dated for a few months back in 2013, plus the fact Tully is now involved in a serious relationship and Drew’s new love interest, chances of the two rekindling their flame is looking unlikely.
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