Fans are just finding out Married At First Sight Australia marriages aren't legit 1 year ago

Fans are just finding out Married At First Sight Australia marriages aren't legit

Say it ain't so?

During lockdown I think we've all become a little bit addicted to Married At First Sight Australia.


With the sixth season of the show currently airing in the UK on E4 it has been with much disappointment that fans have found out that none are the marriages are actually real.

If you haven't watched Married at First Sight before it's basically a show where a bunch of singles are paired with a stranger who they then get married to for the purposes of entertainment.

Weird? Yes. Good reality TV? Absolutely.


While we all kind of figured there's got to be pre-nuptials and other ways to protect the contestants, it actually turns out that true to most of the things we see on reality TV, it's just straight up fake.

When asked about how the legalities around the marriages on Married at First Sight works a representative for the show spilled some serious tea;

"In order to comply with the Australian Marriage Act (1961) which requires one month and one day notification, a marriage in law was not conducted.

Each participant embarked on a commitment ceremony with a wedding celebrant with all due intention to commit fully to this union for the duration of the experiment.

At the end of the experiment, they are given the option to continue with the relationship or go their separate ways."


To be honest it makes perfect sense that they have to do it this way.

Having gotten married myself a couple of years ago I know you have to (at least in Ireland) register for the married a few months ahead of the actual wedding.

Does this mean we're any less heartbroken about our favourite lockdown binge watch all being a lie?

No. Our trust is broken forever.


Until the next season comes out of course.