“The flamboyant French? Well, it turns out he gave himself the name after watching one very inspiring wildlife documentary. Photo: Seven. She replied and agreed with that. So, why is Nick Cummins called the Honey Badger? 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! He is a very talented young man. To keep up with all things TV, movies and funnies, follow Keryn Donnelly on Facebook and Instagram. If you can do that as a human, you're killin' it!'. “I’ve been doing it (playing Super Rugby) a good five years now. 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. '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!' The violent origin of The Bachelor star's bizarre nickname is revealed... as long as you can decipher his ocker explanation! If you can do that as a human, you're killin' it! That to me is outstanding!'. 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. 1. He later clarified why he gave himself the nickname in an interview with the Sydney Morning Herald. Honey Badgers are typically found hunting for food in the grasslands of Africa - not looking for love in mansions of the Hawkesbury. Nick Cummins (also known as the 'Honey Badger'), the ex-Wallabies rugby union player, has just been recruited as the latest Australian Bachelor.Though this came as a big surprise, as everyone was predicting ex-Bachelorette contestant Cam Cranley would take the coveted position, we are now taking the time before the show premieres to get to know this Bachelor-to-be. Nick ‘Honey Badger’ Cummins has stunned fans looking unrecognisable as he reveals his shock transformation post-SAS Australia having dropped 10kg in 14 days! '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. WATCH: SAS Australia Who Dares Win first-look promo Please sign in to contribute to the Mamamia Community. 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”. Having started his professional playing career when he was 19 years-old. They have a good style about them with their hairdos. Well, considering at the helm this year is renowned larrikin Nick Cummins, aka 'The Honey Badger,' it's easy to see why.. It all began late one night when he was watching a documentary on Animal Planet. Nick ‘Honey Badger’ Cummins reveals he lost 10kg on SAS Australia. Yep, he named himself the Honey Badger after watching a honey badger fight off a lion. One of the best post match interviews ever with Nick Cummins on sky sport nz after the win against the Highlanders. And while the majority of viewers tune in expecting a curly haired, mustachioed man, it is possible his odd nickname could have mislead a few Mellivora capensis enthusiasts. At 30, Nick Cummins has become an Aussie cult hero known the world over! 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”. "I saw the honey badger, and became fascinated. 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. And you’ve got to hand it to the, erm, Badge, the name has definitely stuck. WATCH: Nick Cummins' best moments. By Matt Majendie, for CNN. 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. WATCH BELOW: Nick Cummins opens up about mental health issues You lil’ beauty. READ NEXT: This is why Nick Cummins is called The Honey Badger! 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. 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. When the Honey Badger was asked about his mum in 2016, he confirmed to CNN he was still in touch with her. Managed to sink my teeth into another experience here, cage diving with Great White sharks! The Bachelor 2018's Nick 'Honey Badger' Cummins is the larger-than-life king of the one-liners that has csptured the hearts of the nation on this year's The Bachelor. While he didn't go into the exact details, he confirmed his parents are divorced and his mother "needed a bit of a break as she had a tough run looking after us nuisances." A post shared by Honey Badger (@nickbadger) on Dec 19, 2017 at 1:10am PST. Well, the former rugby union player dubbed himself the Honey Badger because it's his spirit animal - on and off the field. A champion … Please no! Cummins grew up as one of eight siblings raised by their single dad, Mark Cummins, in Logan City, just south of Brisbane. We can’t wait to see him on The Bachelor 2018. 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. Just like the Mellivora capensis (Honey Badger, or Ratel), Nick stands out from the crowd. There are lots of reasons why fans of both teams love the Honey Badger. 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. 'I like to get in the mindset of the Honey Badger when I go into contact,' he explained, 'there's no doubts, no fears. CAMEROON MAGAZINE - CAMEROUN INFO - CAMEROUN ACTU AU, Honey badger, Nick Cummins, World News - AU - Nick Cummins' family heartache At a young age, two of Honey Badger’s younger siblings, Elizabeth and Joe, were diagnosed with cystic fibrosis. Former Wallabies wing Nick Cummins - aka the Honey Badger - has been trying to find love on Bachelor Australia. Nick Cummins' family members have broken their silence following last Thursday's shock Bachelor finale which saw Honey Badger pick neither Sophie or Brittany. ', 13:46 22 Aug 2018, updated 15:43 22 Aug 2018, Look away now, Romy! ... That's why they're called "spoilers". This is why Nick Cummins earned the nick-name. 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.. Despite the strains of his early life, Cummins always dreamt of one day representing the Wallabies. Touted as the world's most fearless animal the Honey badger will take anything on. Survivor of huge 'earthquake-like' explosion that flattened family house in West Yorkshire 'jumped... Covid retail therapy! 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. Here are 28 of the best Nick ‘The Honey Badger’ Cummins quotes of all time; 1. Lucky for me every bugger fell over and I got a gig.” 2. 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. 'He clawed the canastas off the big fella. . 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. 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 is a rugby union player with a glorious moustache and a larrikin sense of humour. He’s basically the male version of Sophie Monk. Girl, 15, who vanished after boarding a train in Birmingham is found. The Bachelor Nick Cummins and Vanessa Sunshine fail to connect with very awkward silences, 'Honey, I'm in love!' A family friend wrote on Nick's sister Bernadette's page: 'I think your brother made the right choice.' Your rage over the do not resuscitate scandal: SUE REID reveals Mail readers' stories after Lucy,... As gleeful lawyers celebrate successfully preventing criminals from being deported to Jamaica... a... Labour leader Keir Starmer is forced to self-isolate and work from home for the second time in... Is Donald Trump about to pardon Tiger King? 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. In true Honey Badger fashion, he gave himself the nickname after he saw a honey badger fight off a lion in a wildlife documentary. Nick Cummins has made the tough call to away from the Wallabies and Western Force to play in Japan. 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. A post shared by Honey Badger (@nickbadger). Honey Badgers are typically found hunting for food in the grasslands of Africa - not looking for love in mansions of the Hawkesbury. Nick says he was inspired by the fierce fluff ball after watching it attack its prey on Animal Planet. You know, that’s bloody… that’s impressive.”. They look all right. The site - which contains facts about Honey Badgers, not Nick, describes the creatures as the Lothario of the animal kingdom. 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. 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. But why the heck is he called the Honey Badger and how do we get a bloody great nickname like that? 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.. So you here are 10 of the biggest reasons. 'Honey Badger' Nick Cummins has been called out for being 'reckless' in SAS challenges involving female contestants. “There was a documentary on National Geographic or Animal Planet, one of them Fox bloody setups. Nick 'Honey Badger' Cummins is about to make his grand return to reality TV on SAS Australia. According to an interview he had with News Corp, Nick became obsessed with the furry little critters after watching them on Animal Planet. 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? A usually ripped Nick Cummins has showed off his staggering weight loss following two weeks on SAS Australia. This is hilarious!Make sure to follow us on Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/rugbyplanet_ Affectionately nicknamed the ‘Honey Badger’ amongst fans and media, Cummins is one of Australian’s most beloved personalities. '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. A post shared by Honey Badger (@nickbadger) on Jul 18, 2016 at 2:52am PDT. He is also well known for starring in the sixth season of The Bachelor Australia. World News - AU - Nick Cummins' family heartache - . 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 … 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… “There was a documentary on National Geographic or Animal Planet, one of them Fox bloody setups. So why IS Nick Cummins called 'The Honey Badger'? By Alex Michael For Daily Mail Australia Despite his amazing success as a rugby union player, Nick Cummins has always put his family first. “Well, I just like that aggression, and try to get into the mindset of the honey badger when going into contact during a game,” he explained. Fans have praised Nick ‘Honey Badger’ Cummins after he opened up about his dark past on SAS Australia last night.. He’s also the face of Tradie underwear and has appeared in some ads for Tourism Australia. The big one-two. 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”. Many argued the professional union player was too aggressive on Monday despite being challenged by Sabrina, and the sentiment remained consistent last night after the pro player’s brutal tackle took out Olympic Swimmer Shayna Jack in a game of murderball. 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. 13:46 22 Aug 2018, updated 15:43 22 Aug 2018. Hong Kong Sevens: 'Honey Badger' Nick Cummins bids for Rio place. The Honey Badger we want to be referring to is, of course Western Force and Wallabies winger, Nick Cummins. 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. 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? According to an earlier interview, Nick became obsessed with the furry little critters after watching them on Animal Planet, Look out ladies! 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. If you're not already a Mamamia member, sign up (it's easy, we promise). 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? “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. 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. Daily Mail Australia 13:46 22 Aug 2018 was fascinated by its aggression and say. Out from the Wallabies get a bloody Great nickname like that a good style about with! 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