Ben Cousins and his mystery partner Kelly Hayes attended the Brownlow medal red carpet in 2021. Although the former player has remained off the media due to personal issues, he was happy to be back on the sport’s biggest night.
Cousin’s presence was welcomed by everyone, considering he is one of the best players in AFL. His arrival at the award show was a big surprise, but he had something more to show; his partner Kelly.
Ben had never mentioned his relationship with his red carpet partner, and it is unsure that they are together. Although the couple’s future is uncertain, they were one of the best-looking couples on the award night.
Cousins, 44, is a former professional Australian rules footballer who played for West Coast and Richmond in the Australian Football League (AFL). He is among the top fifty players in history, as listed by Mike Sheahan.
Ben Cousins And Partner Kelly Hayes Are Now A Red Carpet Couple.
The former Brownlow Medalist made his unexpected return at the awards, and Ben Cousins says he feels “extremely privileged” to be back at the AFL’s night of nights.
According to the Dailymail, The former West Coast Eagles captain, who battled addiction and mental health concerns during and after his retirement from football, has spent some time under custody.
The 44-year-old, who took home the game’s top honor in 2005, arrived at the awards ceremony in Perth with date Kelley Hayes on Sunday night looking dapper in a dark dinner suit and bowtie.
Kelley looked stunning in a slinky red gown walking the red carpet on the former Eagles star’s arm.
Cousins remarked on the red carpet, “I’m simply incredibly fortunate that I got the opportunity to come to one of football’s finest evenings.” “It’s going to be a big night, and since I haven’t attended one of the football industry nights in a while, I’m looking forward to it,” he added.
The former AFL great acknowledged that a lot of preparation had gone on “behind the scenes” so that he could attend the sport’s biggest event, but he constantly emphasized how thrilled he was to be there.
Cousins accepted the offer to attend the Brownlow, held in his birthplace of Perth, which surprised both fans and current players.
Nic Naitanui of the West Coast commented, “I honestly forgot that he was coming tonight, but I haven’t seen him yet.”
He is currently employed in the demolition sector and claims that playing football again in Perth’s Metro Football League has helped him rebuild his life.
Who Is Ben Cousins Partner Kelley Hayes?
Ben Cousins of the premiership West Coast Eagles caught everyone’s attention as he walked the red carpet at the Brownlow Medal presentations in Western Australia on Sunday night.
However, they were also his dazzling “mystery” girlfriend for the evening, and many Twitter users were curious about her identity. The woman on Cousins’ arm is WA-based FIFO worker Kelley Fergus, though it is unknown whether the two are dating.
According to Perth Now, Fergus serves as the managing director of Gourmet WA, a catering business founded in 2004. The pair were photographed smiling on the red carpet and at the sit-down event at Optus Stadium.