Drink bans, quarantine complaints and wardrobe disasters: All the secret details of Married At First Sight 2021 are revealed ahead of the premiere
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Married At First Sight‘s eighth season will premiere on Monday night.
And while Channel Nine has promised a batch of ‘genuine’ singletons this year, there appears to be plenty of secret drama happening off screen.
From wardrobe disasters to drinking bans and long days on set, here are some of the behind-the-scenes details you won’t see on television.
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Drink bans, 10-hour shoot days, quarantine complaints and wardrobe disasters: All the secret details of Married At First Sight 2021 are revealed ahead of the premiere on Monday
Long days with resets and re-shoots
Married At First Sight begins with each couple’s big day, so it’s no surprise producers did everything possible to get the weddings perfect for TV.
According to Woman’s Day, the wedding shoots went on for about 10 hours, with multiple retakes for the dramatic moments.
An insider claimed the vows and kisses were usually filmed up to five times to make sure they were just right.
Not quite first sight! An insider told the publication that often the bride and groom’s ‘spontaneous reactions’ are done more than five times each, including their vows and first kiss
Cheers? The mystery source claimed that alcoholic beverages were sparse at the wedding receptions
The source also claimed alcoholic beverages were sparse at the wedding receptions.
With coronavirus restrictions also in place, it’s believed the few permitted guests were banned from dancing or mingling like in previous seasons.
Not all-white: The brides and grooms are apparently given four looks to choose from, but if the network’s ‘big wigs’ don’t like it, they are forced to wear another picked by Nine
Every bride and groom is dressed to the nines for their big debut on the controversial experiment.
However, some stars were left fuming with their outfit selection according to the publication.
The brides and grooms are apparently given four looks to choose from, but if the network’s ‘big wigs’ don’t like it, they are forced to wear another picked by Nine.
Quarantine complaints: It’s believed some MAFS stars threatened to boycott the reunion episodes if they were forced to do a 14-day hotel quarantine when traveling back to Sydney
Some guests happily agreed to appear on the show, but were left frustrated when they flew home interstate and had to quarantine.
‘They said it was most definitely not worth their time,’ the insider claimed.
It’s also believed some MAFS stars threatened to boycott the reunion episodes if they were forced to do a 14-day hotel quarantine when traveling back to Sydney.
Married At First Sight premieres on Monday from 7:30pm on Channel Nine
Tune in: The new season of Married At First Sight premieres in Australia on Monday, 7.30pm on Channel Nine