'We call each other to make sure we're okay': The Bachelorette's Tommy Saggus offered Rhys Chilton support after revelations he is already married

He failed to make a lasting impression on Georgia Love and was eliminated from The Bachelorette on Thursday's episode.

But unlucky-in-love Tommy Saggus told Popsugar he has formed a close friendship with fellow contestant Rhys Chilton, 29.

'We call each other to make sure we're okay,' the 31-year-old said, particularly after reports surfaced that Rhys is already married.  

'We call each other to make sure we're okay': The Bachelorette's Tommy Saggus (pictured) told Popsugar that he and contestant Rhys Chilton give each other emotional support

'We call each other to make sure we're okay': The Bachelorette's Tommy Saggus (pictured) told Popsugar that he and contestant Rhys Chilton give each other emotional support

'We've actually looked after each other a lot outside of the house,' he said. 'Every time something comes up we call each other to make sure we're okay.'

Tommy added: 'My confidence took a bit of a lull (after the show) but he's the kind of person, who, every time I've talked to him, he makes me feel good about myself.

'He'll make everyone else feel good about themselves, as well as himself,' he added. 

Support: Tommy said Rhys helped him 'feel good about himself' after his confidence took a knock when he was eliminated from the dating show

Support: Tommy said Rhys helped him 'feel good about himself' after his confidence took a knock when he was eliminated from the dating show

Earlier this week it was revealed Rhys is already married to a US-based woman called Kelsi, 24.

According to OK! magazine, they tied the knot back in 2014, but separated a short time after.

Kelsi claimed their relationship was 'turbulent' and Rhys only approached her for a divorce earlier this year.

She apparently had 'no clue' her husband would be appearing on The Bachelorette.

Confidence booster: Tommy said Rhys will 'make everyone else feel good about themselves'

Confidence booster: Tommy said Rhys will 'make everyone else feel good about themselves'

'He only cares about himself… and should not be dating that beautiful girl Georgia,' she told the magazine.

Rhys later told Daily Mail Australia he and Kelsi separated two years ago after their marriage fell apart.

He claimed the details to their divorce were still being finalised.

'Coming on the show has been my way of getting back into dating,' he said.

'I have explained my situation to Georgia for being here and she understands my reasons'.

Earlier this week it was revealed Rhys is already married to a US-based woman called Kelsi, 24 

Earlier this week it was revealed Rhys is already married to a US-based woman called Kelsi, 24 

In Rhys' biography for The Bachelorette, he honestly claimed to have been in love before the show but did not provide further details.

'Yes, but I think love is felt in different ways with different people, so it may be different again next time,' he explained.

 Woman's Day has previously reported Rhys 'cheated' on a girlfriend in the past.

But a source close to the TV star has slammed the claims, saying they are 'not true'.

Secret? In Rhys' biography for The Bachelorette , he honestly claimed to have been in love before the show but did not provide further details 

Secret? In Rhys' biography for The Bachelorette , he honestly claimed to have been in love before the show but did not provide further details 

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