Sophie Monk breaks down over 'persona'

Amy Stevenson

She's on the search for love as this year's Bachelorette, but Sophie Monk has revealed she finds it hard to find a man to love her for who she is!

While she's on the look out for a "down to earth" guy, the 37-year-old has said she thinks she's been unlucky in love so far because her would-be suitors are more interested in her "sexy persona" than the real Sophie.

Sophie says she thinks her suitors fall in love with her

"Living in LA for 10 years, I've dated actors and rock stars. I think they've fallen in love with my image, not with me," the radio personality told The Daily Telegraph.

"Because I've played roles that are quite sexy and promiscuous, people think I'm like that. That's probably why I ­attract the wrong guys too."

Sophie has had a series of high-profile relationships, including failed engagements to Good Charlotte rocker Benji Madden and wealthy businessman Jimmy Esebag.

The former pop star is this year's Bachelorette. Source: Channel Ten
Sophie and Benji didn't last. Source: Getty
Her relationship with Jimmy didn't work out either. Source: Supplied

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She's also been romantically linked to fellow Sam Worthington, actors Kevin Connolly and Jason Statham, and Ryan Seacrest over the years.

After a social media campaign, the former Bardot singer was announced as this year's Bachelorette and is reportedly set to earn $300,000 for a 12-episode stint on the dating reality show.

Here's hoping Sophie finds The One!

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