Their 'unedited and uncensored' reunion had been a huge talking point during this season of Bachelor In Paradise.
But discussing the very personal details of her break up with ex-boyfriend Richie Strahan was never something Alex Nation expected to happen - especially not on camera.
In an interview with Mamamia, the reality star, 28, claims she 'never thought [she'd] be put in a position' to confront Richie on Paradise, but now believes their deeply personal conversation needed to be aired.
'I never thought I'd be in that position': Alex Nation, 28, confessed she wasn't expecting to air very personal split with ex Richie Strahan on camera for Bachelor In Paradise
Alex, who previously claimed she hadn't expected to see Richie in Paradise, said coming face-to-face with him again after 18months of no contact was 'awkward at first'.
Speaking about that discussion over their split, Alex explained: 'I obviously didn't anticipate that conversation coming to light, but I feel that it was obviously meant to.
'It's such a personal thing for someone to discuss their private life, let alone it being broadcast on national television.'
Alex admitted she had been 'nervous' about the chat being aired, but now only sees it as a 'positive thing'.
Tense exchange: Alex and Richie went back and forth for nine minutes in an unedited chat that alluded to a deeply personal incident that ended their relationship
'There are a lot of women out there that have gone through what I went through and I think I could be someone that they can relate to,' she said.
Alex and Richie's reunion brought with it a nine-minute unedited confrontation between the stars, as they finally discussed