Channel Nine has responded to claims that Married at First Sight Australia producers have been approaching recently widowed women to apply for the upcoming season.
According to Yahoo! Lifestyle, producers reached out to multiple widows to ask whether they may be interested in applying for the marriage experiment.
What’s more, is that some of the women have only recently lost their partners.
One woman, who spoke to the publication on behalf of a bereaved friend who was contacted, said MAFS has “lost the plot”.
“They are looking for a widow and literally messaging all the ladies that she knows that have and are going through this trauma and some are very recent,” she explained.
However, Channel Nine has denied employing any sort of casting tactic.
“The casting of the next season of MAFS is not targeting those who have recently lost their partner,” a spokesperson told the Daily Mail Australia.
Married at First Sight Is Known for Scouting Participants
Married at First Sight, as well as other reality series, is known for scouting participants, in addition to sifting through applications.
Which, TBH, is no wonder because the bloke had no f*cking clue what the show was about!
According to a source, a producer slid into the model’s DMs on Instagram “telling him he should apply”.
However, Mitch initially said a big “f*ck no” to the show before backflipping and tying the knot with Ella Ding.
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