Get ready for another controversial season of the most talked about reality show on Australian television. That’s right, Married at First Sight is back this Monday, January 29.
20 new fresh-faced Aussies are ready to get hitched! 10 brides and 10 grooms will each be matched together with perfect strangers and thrown into newlywed life.
Who could forget runaway bride Lauren, who vanished before Andrew could even turn around, or when Deb wanted a “Polynesian person from the Islands.” And, of course, Alene’s future-predicting bridesmaid!
This season, our eyes are on 31-year-old Blair, who is looking for her second chance at love after tragically finding out her ex-husband cheated on her for months.
We’ll also be keeping a careful eye on Dean, 39, after his rather sexist comments about his “wishlist” for his future bride.
“I like a girl that is a girl and is girlie and knows that I’m the man and that I’m in charge,” said the Executive Creative Director in a TV spot for the latest season.
However, it’s not all tragic and cringeworthy. Zoe Hendrix and Alex Garner – the only couple who have stayed together after meeting on the show – welcomed their first-born child, a daughter named Harper Rose, at the end of 2016.
Here’s hoping this seasons contestants are as lucky as they are!
DEAN – 39, Executive Creative Director from NSW
JUSTIN – 41, Entrepreneur from NSW
MAT – 32, Plumber from VIC
NASSER – 50, Fitness Instructor from NSW
RYAN – 29, Tradesman from NSW
PATRICK – 34, Operations Manager from VIC
SEAN D – 39, Pub Manager from SA
SEAN T – 34, Railway Technician from WA
TELV – 33, Machinery Technician from WA
TROY – 34, IT Accounts Manager from NSW
ALYCIA – 28, Student from SA
ASHLEY – 28, Flight Attendant from QLD
BLAIR – 31, Executive Assistant from NSW
CARLY – 32, Marketing Manager from VIC
CHARLENE – 33, Brand Manager from VIC
DAVINA – 26, Personal Trainer from QLD
GABRIELLE – 44, Marketing Co-ordinator from NSW
JO – 39, Single Mum from SA
SARAH – 38, Beauty Specialist from VIC
TRACEY – 34, Marketing Consultant from WA
Who do you want to see matched together? Let us know in the comments!
All Photography from Channel 9
Written by Ellen Kirkness