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.

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Channel Nine has responded to claims that MAFS producers contacted recently widowed women to apply for the next series. Source: Nine.

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.

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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.

Mitch Eynaud, from the 2022 season, was one of these “scouted” individuals, as reported in episode 155 of the So Dramatic! podcast.

Which, TBH, is no wonder because the bloke had no f*cking clue what the show was about!

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Mitch Eynaud was reported recruited for Married at First Sight via Instagram. Source: Nine.

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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