Married At First Sight‘s Drew Brauer is the latest contestant to condemn the controversial reality TV show’s producers and practices.
In an interview with Mamamia, the 31-year-old said the conversations contestants would have with the show’s on-set psychologists “would mysteriously find it’s way back to our producers”.
“Every situation was manipulated towards drama and a lot of things just went against my values… I had a really tough time,” Drew, who was paired with KC Osborne on the show, reflected.
“We were told, ‘You guys are too boring, you aren’t even going to make the show,'” he added.
“We were constantly told what we had to talk about and it was just so draining. I find it so easy to avoid drama and calm a situation and this was not what they wanted.”
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Drew claims the producers would actively encourage arguments between contestants and get annoyed if they were acting too “boring”.