Corinne Olympios Defends Having a 'Nanny' at 24


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The explanation we've been waiting for! We've been dying for more information ever since the first episode of The Bachelor this season, when contestant Corinne Olympios casually mentioned that she has a nanny. Like, a real nanny for her, not because she's a mother of a small child (which she isn't). She's a 24-year-old woman who can't help but remind us every four seconds that she runs a "multimillion dollar company."

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So why the heck does she need a nanny to cut her cucumbers for snack time, or make her delicious cheese pasta? The controversial blonde bombshell was on The Ellen DeGeneres Show this week to explain the confusion over Nanny Raquel's role in her life.

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After opening up about her personality on the show (Corinne said it's real, but just one side of her -- she is also apparently a big sister and an athlete with a trainer), Ellen flat-out asked her to explain why she has a nanny. 

"She works with my family," Corinne offered. "She's been with us for 18 years. She moved with us to Florida from New Jersey. She's kind of, like, my everything. She raised my sister. She helped my mom through cancer. She's just great. She's part of our family. She's not like my nanny, like my babysitter."

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Again -- why call her the nanny? For some reason, Corinne seems to believe that's more respectful to call her the nanny than anything else. She explained that "nanny" is just the word she uses for Raquel's role in her life, because she'd rather say that than "cleaning lady or housekeeper."

She said, "Nanny to me is a more 'respectful' word for her, because I really do love her and she's a very big part of my life."

Well, to each their own. We just hope that Raquel would continue to be as dear to Corinne even if she stopped making her bed every day or slicing her cucumbers.

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