... That's why they're called "spoilers". At 30, Nick Cummins has become an Aussie cult hero known the world over! They look all right. Fans have praised Nick ‘Honey Badger’ Cummins after he opened up about his dark past on SAS Australia last night.. The Honey Badger started off his career playing for the Western Force in Perth, before moving to Japan to play for the Coca-Cola Sparks in the Japanese top league. The former Wallabies star, writing under his nickname, the Honey Badger, claimed to have propositioned his ex-girlfriend, Norwegian painter, Martine Strom Thomassen in the fruit and vegies section at his local Woolworths supermarket. Brittany Hockley gets the first kiss from The Bachelor Nick 'The Honey Badger' Cummins after a very flirty first date, Is this the most awkward date ever? . “And um, he was underneath him — underdog, obviously — on his back, clawing away, one, two and then bloody, the big fella got his canastas clawed off and he trod off round the corner and fell over, and the badger gets back up and I thought, what an animal. "I saw the honey badger, and became fascinated. Despite his amazing success as a rugby union player, Nick Cummins has always put his family first. To keep up with all things TV, movies and funnies, follow Keryn Donnelly on Facebook and Instagram. This is hilarious!Make sure to follow us on Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/rugbyplanet_ There are lots of reasons why fans of both teams love the Honey Badger. Nick Cummins has made the tough call to away from the Wallabies and Western Force to play in Japan. Well, the former rugby union player dubbed himself the Honey Badger because it's his spirit animal - on and off the field. When the Honey Badger was asked about his mum in 2016, he confirmed to CNN he was still in touch with her. Affectionately nick named the 'Honey Badger' amongst fans and media, Nick Cummins is one of Australians most beloved personalities PARTNERS Nick's unbridled sense of fun, adventurous spirit and authentic larrikin persona has seen him become one of Australian sports biggest marketing assets. If you can do that as a human, you're killin' it! Nick ‘Honey Badger’ Cummins has stunned fans looking unrecognisable as he reveals his shock transformation post-SAS Australia having dropped 10kg in 14 days! The 30-year-old says things like “If I get a gig, I’m gonna go off like a cut snake” and “The boys were on it like seagulls at a tip” and “Sweatin’ like a gypsy with a mortgage, actually”. Aside from his achievements as a Wallabies Winger, Nick Cummins (aka ‘The Honey Badger’) is best known for reeling off rib-tickling one-liners - which is why it may come as a surprise to many that behind his loveable larrikin persona lies a long-term battle with mental health. WATCH BELOW: Nick Cummins opens up about mental health issues “The flamboyant French? In true Honey Badger fashion, he gave himself the nickname after he saw a honey badger fight off a lion in a wildlife documentary. One of the best post match interviews ever with Nick Cummins on sky sport nz after the win against the Highlanders. “I’ve been doing it (playing Super Rugby) a good five years now. Twitter users SLAM Bachelor villain Cat Henesy branding her 'b**chy' and 'evil' after the Bali designer unleashes an expletive driven rant over losing out on date with Nick Cummins to rival Vanessa Sunshine. This is why Nick Cummins earned the nick-name. One of the stories that inspires me is that it's documented that a Honey Badger killed a male lion in a one-on-one,' he said. We can’t wait to see him on The Bachelor 2018. WATCH: Nick Cummins' best moments. He is a very talented young man. She replied and agreed with that. A post shared by Honey Badger (@nickbadger). Nick Cummins' family members have broken their silence following last Thursday's shock Bachelor finale which saw Honey Badger pick neither Sophie or Brittany. Honey Badgers are typically found hunting for food in the grasslands of Africa - not looking for love in mansions of the Hawkesbury. Despite the strains of his early life, Cummins always dreamt of one day representing the Wallabies. The Honey Badger we want to be referring to is, of course Western Force and Wallabies winger, Nick Cummins. He is also well known for starring in the sixth season of The Bachelor Australia. Managed to sink my teeth into another experience here, cage diving with Great White sharks! “There was a documentary on National Geographic or Animal Planet, one of them Fox bloody setups. If you're not already a Mamamia member, sign up (it's easy, we promise). CAMEROON MAGAZINE - CAMEROUN INFO - CAMEROUN ACTU AU, Honey badger, Nick Cummins, World News - AU - Nick Cummins' family heartache 'Stage Five Clinger' Cassandra Wood terrifies The Bachelor's Nick Cummins with her cringeworthy confession as 'villain' Cat Henesy calls her a 'bloody desperado', 'She is a sulking sniper!' A family friend wrote on Nick's sister Bernadette's page: 'I think your brother made the right choice.' Touted as the world's most fearless animal the Honey badger will take anything on. Australia’s leading battery retailer, Battery World is excited to announce Nick “Honey Badger” Cummins as its new ambassador for the 2020/21 holiday season. 1. But unlike the humble Honey Badger, his favourite foods are Tim Tams and Spirulina, not insects, frogs, tortoises, rodents, turtles, lizards, snakes, eggs, and birds. He’s also the face of Tradie underwear and has appeared in some ads for Tourism Australia. Nick Cummins ' new book is called The Honey Badger Guide to Life, so it encompasses the 31-year-old's tips about anything and everything life-related.. That includes a chapter on sex. A post shared by Honey Badger (@nickbadger) on Jul 18, 2016 at 2:52am PDT. So you here are 10 of the biggest reasons. Well, it turns out he gave himself the name after watching one very inspiring wildlife documentary. The short answer: Cummins' favourite animal is a honey badger and he wants to give the same fighting, never-say-die attitude of the cobra-eating weasel when he's on the footy field. Nick ‘Honey Badger’ Cummins reveals he lost 10kg on SAS Australia. He went on to explain how he developed the nickname with his team mates at the Western Force Rugby club, in a bid to turn him into an animal on the field. Affectionately nicknamed the ‘Honey Badger’ amongst fans and media, Cummins is one of Australian’s most beloved personalities. The 33-year-old rugby union player was sharing some of his most shameful memories in an emotional Honesty Test, where he said he regrets telling his father, Mark Cummins, to “F off” when he tried to help him out of a “dark space”. The Honey Badger has over 250,000 followers on Instagram, and he keeps them all up-to-date with his topless adventures on boats and what not. Perhaps most invested in learning the origin of his nickname are the 25 women vying for his heart - here's hoping they haven't read the frequently asked questions section of honeybadger.com. 'I like to get in the mindset of the Honey Badger when I go into contact,' he explained, 'there's no doubts, no fears. Honey Badgers are typically found hunting for food in the grasslands of Africa - not looking for love in mansions of the Hawkesbury. 'I was fascinated by its aggression and never say die. 'I like to get in the mindset of the Honey Badger when I go into contact,' he explained, 'there's no doubts, no fears. Nick ‘Honey Badger’ Cummins is a rugby union player with a glorious moustache and a larrikin sense of humour. A usually ripped Nick Cummins has showed off his staggering weight loss following two weeks on SAS Australia. Cummins grew up as one of eight siblings raised by their single dad, Mark Cummins, in Logan City, just south of Brisbane. But we doubt it'll be anything like his last venture when he spectacularly broke up with both of his finalists during the 2018 Bachelor finale. But Nick 'The Honey Badger' Cummins is doing just that on The Bachelor, with the former rugby star's quest for love becoming a surprise ratings hit for Channel Ten. He went on to explain how he developed the nickname with his team mates at the Western Force, in a bid to turn him into an animal on the field, Animal instinct! The site - which contains facts about Honey Badgers, not Nick, describes the creatures as the Lothario of the animal kingdom. READ NEXT: This is why Nick Cummins is called The Honey Badger! Nick 'Honey Badger' Cummins is about to make his grand return to reality TV on SAS Australia. 'Honey Badgers do not form long lasting pair bonds, they are not monogamous and the male does not play a role in rearing offspring,' the site explains. So, why is Nick Cummins called the Honey Badger? That to me is outstanding!'. The 25 women competing for Nick's heart will likely be hoping he doesn't match the textbook description of the African-dwelling creatures, who are described as non-monogamous and absent parents, Why, Nick? Brooke Blurton, who dramatically left the season of The Bachelor in the semi-final episode, has made a shocking revelation about Nick "Honey Badger" Cummins and why … The Bachelor Nick Cummins and Vanessa Sunshine fail to connect with very awkward silences, 'Honey, I'm in love!' The violent origin of The Bachelor star's bizarre nickname is revealed... as long as you can decipher his ocker explanation! “There was a documentary on National Geographic or Animal Planet, one of them Fox bloody setups. The 21-year-old swim star was competing against the rugby winger in a ferocious game of murderball when the incident, which you can watch in the video above, unfolded. According to an interview he had with News Corp, Nick became obsessed with the furry little critters after watching them on Animal Planet. WATCH: SAS Australia Who Dares Win first-look promo 'He clawed the canastas off the big fella. They have a good style about them with their hairdos. You lil’ beauty. Yep, he named himself the Honey Badger after watching a honey badger fight off a lion. Just like the Mellivora capensis (Honey Badger, or Ratel), Nick stands out from the crowd. But why the heck is he called the Honey Badger and how do we get a bloody great nickname like that? By Alex Michael For Daily Mail Australia Former Wallabies wing Nick Cummins - aka the Honey Badger - has been trying to find love on Bachelor Australia. Please no! 13:46 22 Aug 2018, updated 15:43 22 Aug 2018. Survivor of huge 'earthquake-like' explosion that flattened family house in West Yorkshire 'jumped... Covid retail therapy! World News - AU - Nick Cummins' family heartache - . Please sign in to contribute to the Mamamia Community. He later clarified why he gave himself the nickname in an interview with the Sydney Morning Herald. Former Bachelor Nick ‘Honey Badger’ Cummins sparked outrage following a brutal boxing match with his fellow SAS Australia contestant, AFLW star Sabrina Frederick.. Now, the controversial TV show’s Chief Instructor, Ant Middleton, has spoken out about the confronting fistfight between the two professional sportspeople in a chat with Nova 96.9’s Fitzy & Wippa on Monday morning. Well, considering at the helm this year is renowned larrikin Nick Cummins, aka 'The Honey Badger,' it's easy to see why.. Nick Cummins aka ‘The Honey Badger’ was not shy in getting completely nude in front of the other SAS Australia recruits on Monday night’s episode.The militry-style show saw the celebrity recruits go through an extremely tough rope challenge first, which saw reality star Eden Dally leave the show for good.One great victory was rally car… It all began late one night when he was watching a documentary on Animal Planet. At a young age, two of Honey Badger’s younger siblings, Elizabeth and Joe, were diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. Having started his professional playing career when he was 19 years-old. If there's anything we can take away from the new The Bachelor promo videos, it's that this season of the dating show will have laughs as well as love. He’s basically the male version of Sophie Monk. Yeah, I watched this thing and this honey badger was going toe-to-toe with a male lion,” he explained in an interview in 2012. Nick ‘Honey Badger’ Cummins is a rugby union player with a glorious moustache and a larrikin sense of humour.. He’s also Australia’s next Bachelor.. Girl, 15, who vanished after boarding a train in Birmingham is found. Lucky for me every bugger fell over and I got a gig.” 2. A post shared by Honey Badger (@nickbadger) on Dec 19, 2017 at 1:10am PST. The big one-two. So if Nick isn't planning on continuing The Bachelor's polyamorous dating approach after the show, and he doesn't like eating reptiles, why does he call himself The Honey Badger? Hong Kong Sevens: 'Honey Badger' Nick Cummins bids for Rio place. Photo: Seven. If you can do that as a human, you're killin' it!'. By Matt Majendie, for CNN. So why IS Nick Cummins called 'The Honey Badger'? Former Australian swimming team member Shayna Jack has been injured after copping a crunching tackle from ex-Wallabies star Nick Cummins during filming for SAS Australia.. Here are 28 of the best Nick ‘The Honey Badger’ Cummins quotes of all time; 1. 'Honey Badger' Nick Cummins has been called out for being 'reckless' in SAS challenges involving female contestants. Cummins is also known by his nickname The Honey Badger, bestowed on him after he drew inspiration from the fierce nature of the honey badger and attempted to think like the animal in defence. According to an earlier interview, Nick became obsessed with the furry little critters after watching them on Animal Planet, Look out ladies! And you’ve got to hand it to the, erm, Badge, the name has definitely stuck. 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