After the night with the 21-year-old Erik, she became the most talked-about participant in this year’s “Farmer seeks wife”.
Now, says Sigrid Bergåkra, 43, about his previously unknown glamorous life as a fashion model – and her friendship with Victoria Silvstedt.
– If you are told that you are beautiful so do people think automatically that you can’t be a smart entrepreneur, ” says Sigrid Bergåkra.
Sigrid Bergåkra is a 43-year-old hästbonde from Söromåsen in the province of Hälsingland. She is looking for her big love in this year’s "Farmer seeks wife".
In the season’s third episode got the viewers see Sigrid tell Linda Lindorff that she and the farmer Erik Bäckman, 21, had taken a liking for each other and spent the night together.
Sigrid told in the programme that they felt a passion, and that she has not experienced such a feeling since the 1990s. But they chose to continue to seek love among their correspondents.
Afterwards, have Erik Bäckman directed strong criticism against the program, and how they chose to show the event on tv. He has also said that he regrets his participation, while Sigrid said that they had a nice night together.
Sigrid Bergåkras career
Sigrid Bergåkra is an entrepreneur, mother of three daughters 9, 12 and 15 years. On her farm, she runs a ridgymnasium.
When she was 15, she began working as a fashion model, among others, in Hamburg, where she shared an apartment with aspiring supermodel Claudia Schiffer.
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” She was unknown then, and we were both very young. Modellivet is quite hard, and I learned that it is not only the appearance which matter. How you are as a person is what is most important. If one is beautiful or looks good it is nothing you have the benefit of in the long run. But we have no contact today, we were tonårskompisar, ” says Sigrid.
Sigrid Bergåkra mean that there may be prejudice against her given her background as a model.
– It is well something I experienced. If you are told that you are beautiful so do people think automatically that you can’t be a smart entrepreneur. Among the most important thing that happened to me is that I came in on the ridgymnasium when I was 17 years old, ” says Sigrid.
She tells us about her friendship with Victoria Silvstedt.
” We both are from Ahmadabad, and met via hästintresset. We ride together, we have different life but try to keep in touch and be seen when we have time. We have a lot of fun when we meet, and laugh a lot. Victoria is a smart girl, some people may not believe.
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Sigrid Bergåkra in the “Farmer seeks wife” 2016
It was her colleague who reported her to the “Farmer seeks wife".
” I had been single for a while when I was notified. It is tough to stay alone at the farm and look after yourself. My colleague had seen it at close quarters for a long time, and heard me complain. I had a särbo in southern Europe in a few years, and it was a hard trial. “Farmer looking for wife” was the last straw, it is not easy to find someone. With the farm and the children, it can be a hard life.
Sigrid Bergåkra look back on this summer’s adventure as a positive experience. Her participation in the tv-box has also allowed älgjaktslaget had other topics of conversation.
– In älgjaktslaget as I am with so we’re talking more of a feeling now, that is cute. In the past it was mostly the weather and the wind, ” says Sigrid.
She is of the opinion that it required some courage to date – and, above all, to make it in tv.
– perhaps It is a more common thing to do for a man. Which girl are you more vulnerable, and you should as well as talk about their private feelings and sex. Then you get to stand to one’s reputation can soar in the way. My children and brethren, look at the program with me. I got the support of them after the section where I talked about the night with Erik. They said "yes you Sigrid, we understand that it is intrigue and it is all about emotions".