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Life was a beach for Baywatch star Nicole Eggert, now she's raising red flags on The Bachelor

The Bachelor fans may be left slightly confused when a mysterious blonde woman rocks up to The Bachelor filming, when Colton Echard takes the ladies onto a beach for some sporty fun.

Turns out that the woman is Nicole Eggert, before it is revealed that she is from Baywatch. Now, many who religiously watch the show may not recognise her and therefore will be left totally confused.

We can reveal why you might be confused. Reality Titbit looked through Nicole’s episodes on the lifeguarding series and cleared up exactly when she made an appearance…

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THE BACHELOR – “2603” – Following last week’s cliffhanger, Clayton confronts one of the women about a shocking rumor involving her, but will her explanation check out, or will Clayton break tradition and take back a rose? Later, Kaitlyn Bristowe pays a surprise visit, leading an emotional date where Clayton and the women bravely open up about their insecurities. Becca Kufrin stops by to plan an extreme scavenger hunt for the one-on-one date in downtown Los Angeles; and back at the mansion, one of the ladies unknowingly sets off a new set of drama dominoes when she cooks the house a shrimp snack. Then, it’s time to kick up some sand when former “Baywatch” star Nicole Eggert takes the second group-date ladies through some romantic lifeguard training; but when the date doesn’t end as expected, one disappointed woman is ready to make waves yet again. Will Clayton reward her efforts to protect him by giving her the group date rose or be pushed to his limits? Find out on “The Bachelor,” airing MONDAY, JAN. 24 (8:00-10:01 p.m. EST), on ABC. (John Fleenor via Getty Images) NICOLE EGGERT, CLAYTON ECHARD

Who is Nicole Eggert?

Nicole is a 50-year-old actress and producer, who is best known for playing Jamie Powell on comedy Charles in Charge. She also guest-starred on The Super Mario Bros. Super Show! and Boy Meets World, and created several Christmas films.

The star became used to having cameras around her from childhood. Aged five, Nicole was Miss Universe in the petite division, before an agent saw her and offered her parents a role for her in a Johnson’s baby shampoo commercial!

She is also notably recognised for being a 2010 contestant on the VH1 reality show Celebrity Fit Club, and came in second in 2013 on ABC’s celebrity diving show Splash. Ironic, due to her lifeguarding class on The Bachelor…

Born in California, Nicole had already landed a role in the movie Rich and Famous by the age of eight.

Nicole’s Baywatch ’90s appearance

Nicole is best known for playing Roberta “Summer” Quinn on Baywatch, from 1992 to 1994. She appeared on 44 episodes as a series regular, from Season 3 to 4.

As reported by Insider, she decided to leave as she felt “unhappy” with the way the show was affecting her reputation. Nicole was just 17 years old when she joined the show, having started a life in showbiz from an early age.

She was also a star on its TV movie Baywatch: Hawaiian Wedding and not long ago, produced a documentary called Baywatch: The American Dream, released in 2020.

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Where is Nicole from Baywatch today?

Nicole has two daughters, including first child Dilin Eggert. She later gave birth to her second child Keegan aged 39, on July 29, 2011. She shares both of her children with former husband and actor Justin Herwick.

She was previously engaged to Canadian actor Corey Haim, who she starred alongside in three films: Blown AwayThe Double 0 Kid and Anything for Love, back in the ’90s.

In almost a complete U-turn away from the cameras, she is now running her own ice cream truck business. Nicole actually announced the news in a Tweet, explaining she would be the one driving the Scoops company truck.

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Celine is a journalist with over five years of experience in the media industry and the chief staff writer on Reality Titbit. After graduating with a degree in Multimedia Journalism she became a radio newsreader and reporter, before moving into her current role as a reality TV writer.