The sad reality of being Nasser Sultan: Married At First Sight ‘troll’ admits he’s been ‘playing a character for three years’ and couldn’t return to real life after becoming obsessed with fame
He’s the Married At First Sight contestant who has become infamous for trolling his co-stars on social media since his appearance on the show in 2018.
But on Tuesday, Nasser Sultan finally revealed he’s been ‘playing the character’ of a ‘deluded reality star’ for three years – and admitted it’s been difficult to return to real life after becoming obsessed with fame.
‘It’s not easy, it’s not like switching a light off. I am obsessed with it – why am I caring about these people?’ the former music promoter, 53, said on Not Another Reality TV Podcast.
Speaking out: On Tuesday, Nasser Sultan sensationally revealed he’s been ‘playing the character’ of a ‘deluded reality star’ for years, admitting it’s been difficult to return to real life after becoming obsessed with chasing fame for all the wrong reasons
On Monday night, Australia’s self-proclaimed ‘favourite celebrity’ stormed out of the MAFS reunion after refusing to say sorry for making a string of savage comments on his co-stars.
And while giving a somewhat insincere apology for ‘becoming personal’ with his insults on the podcast, Nasser claims he has a ‘split personality’ when it comes to tearing people down to hit headlines.
‘I wanted to continue to be noticed and recognised,’ he said. ‘I never wanted it to end – I wanted my name to be known by everyone across Australia.
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‘It all went wrong because I started to embed myself in the lives of everybody else. I am obsessed.’
He went on to say that he’s played the character of a villain ‘very well’, but admits that he can’t continue to do it forever.
‘There has to be a limit where [I say] “Enough now, I have to change direction”.’ he added.
After confirming he only returned to the MAFS reunion for ‘ratings, money and fame,’ he said that he now hopes to change and become a ‘nicer’ reality star in future.
Confronted! He refused to say sorry for the cruel things he’d said on Instagram, and was confronted by Michael Brunelli (right) and Cyrell Paule
It comes after Nasser was seen storming off the first reunion episode’s dinner party, after the entire cast screamed out ‘Just leave, Nasser!’
Angered, Nasser got up from his seat and snapped: ‘I will leave. You know what? I will leave.’
Storming out, he added: ‘I don’t need to put up with this s**t’ before vowing to continue ‘attacking’ the cast online.
‘If they don’t wanna hear it, they can all p**s off. I don’t need this s**t. Some stupid reunion bulls**t. It’s not a reunion. It’s an “attack Nasser”.
Off he goes: ‘I’m a rock star. I’m the people’s celebrity. I am Mr Reality. They can kiss my Arabic hairy a*s!’ he added before jumping in a car and speeding off