Big Brother's Tim Dormer hands out free hugs

ninemsn staff
1:59pm January 21, 2014
January 21, 2014: Big Brother winner 2013, Tim Dormer, surprised some Sydney shoppers with a hug on World Hug Day.

Big Brother 2013 winner Tim Dormer took to Sydney's streets this morning to mark National Hug Day.

The woolly-haired television personality didn't need any prompting as he hit the CBD's busy Pitt Street Mall to share the love, courting some very divided attention.

"Well the holiday period has wrapped and we've all back at work feeling a bit blue," he said.

"But you can't feel sad after you have hugged someone, even a stranger… So I'm going to get as many free hugs out there as I can."

Mr Dormer proved popular with both female and male shoppers alike as he demonstrated hugs of the "unsuspecting", "koala" and "sweaty" varieties.

But, as the 29-year-old discovered, some people's affections could not be won over.

January 21, 2014: Today is World Hug Day and 'Big Brother' winner Tim Dormer hit the streets of Sydney to share his love.

Author: Chloe Ross, Approving editor: Simon Black

Tim Dormer. (Supplied)
Tim Dormer. (Supplied)
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