Married At First Sight’s Michael Goonan defends his trip to Colombia to film Ex on the Beach and says ‘we’re all sluts for the right money’
Married At First Sight star Michael Goonan has documenting his travels across Europe on social media following his brief stint on Celebrity Ex on the Beach.
And the 30-year-old businessman has now defended his decision to fly to Colombia to film a reality show during a global pandemic, after being ruthlessly trolled online.
Michael said in a video shared to Instagram on Sunday: ‘It’s time I come clean. Yes, I am overseas. Yes, I did leave Australia.’
Coming clean: Married at First Sight’s Michael Goonan, 30, (pictured) has defended his trip to Colombia to film Ex On The Beach and says that ‘we’re all sl*ts for the right money’
‘Life also gives you opportunities… Did I take advantage of this opportunity? A hundred per cent. Do I regret it? No,’ he added.
Michael explained that while he understands there are people more deserving, he took advantage of the opportunity to travel when it was offered.
He went on to say he is not a ‘missionary or a f**king charity’.
No regrets: The reality star has been forced to defend his decision to fly Colombia to film a television show after he was viciously slammed by trolls online
‘I took something that was given to me and I’ve grabbed it. I’ve done that my whole life every now and again,’ he said.
Michael concluded his rant saying he doesn’t think he is a bad person and that ‘we’re all sluts for the right money’.
Last week, Michael was spotted cosying up to Dutch model Sylvia Geersen in Spain.
KC who? Last week the MAFS groom shared footage of him enjoying a date night out with Dutch model Sylvia Geersen (pictured) after filming Ex on the Beach
‘The problem when you’re hanging out with Holland’s Next Top Model, they just can’t stop the job can they?’ he laughed while filming the 35-year-old pouting.
Michael then shared a video of Sylvia speaking to her Instagram followers in another language, remarking: ‘I don’t understand a word you’re saying but you’re good to look at.’
Something to tell us? Uploading several videos to Instagram last week, Michael couldn’t wipe the smile off his face as he cosied up to the glamorous brunette at a restaurant in Marbella
As previously reported by Daily Mail Australia, The MAFS star was granted special permission to fly to Colombia to appear on celebrity dating show Ex on the Beach.
The controversial groom was invited to appear on the show, which sees celebrity contestants jet off overseas to live together in a luxury villa under the illusion they’ll be finding love in the sun.
Upon their arrival, however, they’re told their former flames will be rocking up to surprise them.
Fellow MAFS star KC Osborne – who dated Michael for several months after he and Stacey Hampton’s ‘marriage’ fell apart on Nine’s social experiment – is also set to appear on the series.
Drama: Fellow MAFS star KC Osborne (left) – who dated Michael for several months after Michael and Stacey Hampton’s ‘marriage’ fell apart on Nine’s social experiment – is also set to appear on the star-studded show