Married At First Sight UK spoilers follow.
It’s love/hate week Married At First Sight UKmeaning couples have to be honest with each other and sit through some pretty uncomfortable conversations.
Things got particularly rough for Gemma Rose and Matt Murray in tonight’s episode (September 22). The pair approached the project cautiously after their recent falling out, trying to get close with mixed results.
When answering what love means to them, it was clear that the two contestants had quite different views.
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“A feeling without expectations,” Matt said of his idea of love, adding that this kind of feeling shouldn’t be “conditional.”
Gemma, for her part, seemed disappointed that Matt didn’t share her romantic vision and didn’t take the time to bond with her.
“I expect effort because effort is attractive,” she told an uncomfortable Matt, lamenting that he hadn’t tried to bond with her.
“It’s a very painful situation,” he told producers.
Tensions came to a head during a dinner with Chanita and Jordan later. A tearful Gemma ended up leaving after confronting Matt about not wanting to spend time with her.
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Their awkward exchange aired after Matt hit back at allegations that he and fellow contestant Whitney Hughes cheated on their respective wives, Gemma and Duka Cavoli.
On September 20, it was reported that Matt and Whitney reportedly spent the night together while their partners were under the same roof.
“Just to set the record straight, there was no cheating, there was no betrayal, me and Gemma weren’t together for seven days and we’ve been apart longer than we’ve ever been together,” Matt commented on his Instagram Stories.
Those scenes have yet to be shown on the E4 show, but tonight’s preview of the next episode seemed to confirm that Matt and Whitney may have a “secret crush” on each other.
Married At First Sight UK airs on E4 in the UK. Married at first sight in Australia airs on the Nine Network in Australia and E4 in the UK.
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