When Married at First Sight‘s Alene and Simon appeared on The Today Show this morning, they basked for a moment in their adorable, genuine affection for each other.
But only for a moment. Because then – as discussions about the juggernaut matchmaking program inevitably do – it suddenly became all about Nadia and Anthony.
And host Lisa Wilkinson wasn’t going to let the popular lovebirds escape without forking out their two cents.
Asked to "sum" up the toxic mess that is the 'Nanthony' relationship, Simon remained diplomatic.
"I'm not going to go knocking them, because if it's not meant to be it simply wasn't meant to be," he said.
Probed over whether he thought that Anthony broke Nadia's heart, Simon stayed coy, responding, "I don't think he did anything intentionally".
But Lisa pressed him further, before Simon suddenly interrupted her mid-sentence.
Lisa began: "You don't think he was disingenuous when he said that beautiful speech to her and a day later once the cameras stopped rolling -"