Gable Tostee hopes Schapelle Corby is on Tinder

Eric Thomas, formerly Gable Tostee - the Australian man acquitted of the murdering New Zealander Warriena Wright - has joked he wants to date convicted drug smuggler Schapelle Corby.

Ms Corby has only just been deported back to Australia after 13 years in Bali after being found guilty of smuggling marijuana into the notoriously strict country.

She was escorted out of Bali, where she spent nine years in prison and had been on parole for three years, at the weekend under heavy police guard and huge media presence.

Ms Corby later boarded a flight to Brisbane, where she reunited with family.

She's so far largely avoided media, but has been posting photos to her newly created Instagram account.

Mr Thomas has wasted no time hinting he wants to date Ms Corby, despite her already having a boyfriend.

In a Facebook post under his new name, Mr Thomas wrote: "So, like.. will Schapelle Corby be on Tinder?"

Since his high-profile murder trial, Mr Thomas hasn't shied away from the media spotlight, giving an interview to the Gold Coast Bulletin at the weekend where he talked about what happened when he locked Ms Wright on his balcony the night she died.

He also opened up about the trial, which he referred to as "the apocalypse", and admitted that while some people will always see him as a murderer, his friends "know the truth".

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