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The Hills star Whitney is single and 'up for anything' on her first visit to Ireland

The Hills beauty Whitney Port delighted her male fans in Ireland by confirming that she is 100pc on the market.

The leggy blonde, who's over here to launch the Kildare Village's summer festival, took the opportunity of her first visit to these shores to tell all her male admirers the news they wanted to hear.

Breaking her silence for the first time since going separate ways from her actor ex-boyfriend Ben Nemtin, she said: "I am single, recently single. I'm up for anything, I'm not going to say no."

The glamorous fashion designer jetted in to Ireland this weekend to formally unveil and sign her new Tote bag that she designed for Barretstown children's camp while meeting fans at the Kildare Village.

Whitney (26) also confirmed that her arch-rival on spin-off show The City, Olivia Palermo, was a genuine diva while they were filming.

"Olivia was not the nicest person ever. She had her moments. She was not so easy to work with, we don't keep in touch, that's for sure. She's not someone I would spend my energy being friends with. Olivia stirred up her own stuff," she explained.



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The 5ft 10in beauty, who has had a major fashion hit with new line Whitney Eve and appeared on Miriam O'Callaghan's chatshow on Saturday night, also said she much prefers life off-camera now that The City has ended

"It was very difficult. I never showed my personal life on The Hills because I was so scared of the cameras and then the producers approached me about doing The City, I realised I would have to kind of make that sacrifice if I wanted to do it. I would have to be full on.

"The hardest part was the dating aspects and I'll never do that on TV again."

Speaking about her dramatic relationship with Aussie musician Jay Lyon, she said she would definitely question his motives.

"My first date with my second boyfriend ever was on camera. It was so intimidating, as if the first date wasn't scary enough, to have three cameraman and a whole van load of people watching you.

"I actually met him when I was filming a girls' night out. He was performing in a club and they caught us meeting on camera and I said, 'actually I do have feelings for you but my life comes with cameras right now, are you cool with this?'

"And he was a musician at the time and I think that he was cool with it, who knows his motives? I don't know now. I think he loved it. You have to be really comfortable with yourself and want that publicity to do it."

mfinn@herald.ie


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