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"I'm absolutely saddened by all the trolling." MAFS' Jules defends Cam after he broke down on TV.

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Married at First Sight’s Jules Robinson has come to the staunch defence of her TV husband Cam Merchant after fans mocked him for breaking down in tears during Monday night’s episode.

As the 34-year-old told producers how “emotionally exhausting” filming the reality TV show had been, he started sobbing.

His business manager wife hugged him saying: “You’ve been like this big strong man for me and picking me up and then you just forgot about your own feelings.”

“Today is the first time I’ve ever seen Cam actually physically upset. It just breaks my heart to see my husband like that.”

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Jules says Cam was crying over more than just the show. Image: Nine

While most viewers saw this as a beautiful moment between the only two people on this show who actually seem to care about each other, some saw Cam showing his vulnerability as something that should be made fun of.

On Twitter, people questioned why the Sydney man was crying over the "drama" when he didn't have anything to do with it. Others, well, they were just being mean.

Jules was so "angry" at the abuse Cam copped that she penned an Instagram post admonishing those who thought it was okay to mock a man for showing emotions.

"It’s ok to not be ok," the 36-year-old began.

"I’m absolutely saddened and angry at all the trolling done tonight regarding my husband showing his emotions."

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"Honestly I truly believe that it is a sign of strength in a man to be able to cry."

Jules said that the world "needs to be educated" on the fact that suicide is the leading cause of death for young men, which she believed was "because they bottle everything up".

 

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Jules told viewers that Cam cried "because he cares" and also because of issues outside of the experiment, not that it should matter.

"It wasn’t just the experiment. My husband mentors young kids regarding mental health and he had some very VERY sad news.

"It was a build up of so many things."

"I'm proud of my husband. It’s ok for men to cry."

If Cam and Jules weren't already our favourite MAFS couple, they are now.

If you are experiencing crisis, please phone Lifeline on 13 11 14. You can also find support for depression and other mental health issues by calling MensLine on 1300 789 978 and Beyond Blue on 1300 22 4636. 

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