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A breakup and a new couple: Everything that happened after the MAFS reunion special.

Married At First Sight is over for another year, and usually we’d say thank god, now we could spend our time doing… other things.

But given the current self-isolation situation, we actually have too much time on our hands and now have to find other things to do in what was strictly MAFS‘ timeslot.

And we’re not quite ready to let it go.

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Hence the below, a very important rundown of what the MAFS cast have been up to since the reunion episode was filmed in January.

Aleks and Ivan broke up.

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After the finale aired, Aleks and Ivan confirmed they had called time on their relationship in February.

"Our values, wants, needs and lifestyles didn't align, and that's ok," Aleks wrote on Instagram.

"I wish him nothing but the best. Please respect my privacy on the matter as just like anyone out in the 'real' world, some relationships just don’t work out.

"My MAFS journey was one that I will never forget. I learnt so much about myself and what I truly want and need for myself and in a partner. I do not doubt that my soulmate is out there somewhere."

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Tonight brings my Married at First Sight journey to an end. It has been a wild ride of emotions and truly a magical experience for me to which I’m very thankful for and will forever remember. Mine and Aleks’ relationship is a magical one that I’m sure everybody wants answers on and one I can only speak about in the highest light. Stay tuned as I will be sharing my true experience in time. I thank you for all of your support and kind words throughout the experience and sincerely appreciate that we all have different opinions and ideas of what we went through. Our relationship is one that I pay a high level of respect and gratefulness towards. I plan on filling in the gaps in due course of the most humble and pleasant nature. I wish to also thank all of my fellow cast members with whom I’ve formed many close bonds with and will be part of my life for a long time to come. #MAFS

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Ivan spoke highly of their relationship on his Instagram but never officially announced their breakup, saying he would like to share his "true experience" and planned on "filling in the gaps in due course".

"Mine and Aleks’ relationship is a magical one that I’m sure everybody wants answers on and one I can only speak about in the highest light," he wrote.

"Stay tuned as I will be sharing my true experience in time... Our relationship is one that I pay a high level of respect and gratefulness towards. I plan on filling in the gaps in due course of the most humble and pleasant nature."

Aleks posted to her story saying she was aware he hadn't confirmed their breakup and wasn't sure why, but she wished him nothing but happiness.

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I guess we'll find out more when Ivan finally fills in those blanks...

KC and Michael... got together.

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Yes, one of the worst kept secrets from this season is finally confirmed: KC and Michael are in a relationship.

In their first joint interview, the couple told New Idea they had been dating since early March and had recently moved in together.

"It's love. We have one hell of a journey ahead of us," Michael explained. "Everything is on the table. We moved in together last week."

He said he’d also introduced KC to his son Connor, from a previous relationship, and they’d talked about having their own kids in the future.

"I think KC would be the best mum. A little dancing pop star. We are excited to start the next chapter," he said.

Elizabeth and Seb are going strong.

 

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Ah yes, a rare MAFS success story.

It appears Elizabeth and Seb are the only couple matched by the experts to make it through the experience still together.

After the finale, Elizabeth spammed Instagram with photos of their times together over the last few months, and they look very happy.

Contestants were mad they got cut.

All 24 cast members were present at the reunion filming, but it didn't exactly look like it while watching the show... because not very many got screentime.

The Daily Mail reported several of the cast were edited out and given just a few seconds of airtime, due to being too controversial or too "dull", according to an insider.

"The producers wanted to end the season with a bang and some of the couples’ segments were just dull and there was nothing left to say," the publication reported the insider as saying.

"Their issues had already been resolved earlier in the season, so they wanted to focus on the bigger storylines."

According to the Daily Mail, the couples with little to no screen time (Amanda and Tash, Josh and Cathy, Chris and Vanessa, Poppy and Luke and Drew and KC) were "furious" after learning their scenes had been cut.

"Many had spent months planning what they would say at the reunion, knowing it was going to be their last big moment. Some even learned lines. But in the end, they may as well have just stayed at home and not bothered," the insider said.

Ah, drama, it never ends.

Many are in new relationships.

Marrying a stranger at first sight didn't work for most of the cast (¯\_(ツ)_/¯), but a couple have found love post-MAFS.

 

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Mikey is dating new girlfriend Kelly Burke, after his (fake) relationship with (fake) wife Natasha ended and his one-night-stand with Stacey (which she denies ever happened) ended badly too.

 

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Tash, whose relationship with Amanda was... well, a trainwreck, made her relationship with girlfriend Madison Hewitt Insta official in February, after she and Amanda exited the show.

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