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It turns out Married At First Sight's Sam Ball was once on Home and Away. And we have proof.

There’s one question that keeps coming up among Married at First Sight fans this season – is this all completely fake?

From Sam Ball’s trip to New Zealand for an alleged funeral to Ines and Sam’s “secret” affair, it all seems a little bit staged, leaving fans to question whether some of this year’s brides and grooms are paid actors.

Although Ines has since denied rumours that she’s a paid actor on the show, it seems one of this season’s stars does actually have a history in acting.

Earlier this week, a Married at First Sight parody account shared a clip of Sam filming scenes on the set of Channel Seven’s Home and Away.

According to the post, which has since reached over 26,000 views, Sam Ball had a cameo on the show in January 2018 as one of the River Boys, a gang who came from Mangrove River.

And yep, he even had a fake ‘Blood and Sand’ tattoo placed on his back for the role.


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Understandably, many fans have questioned whether Sam’s past acting career means he’s a paid actor on Married at First Sight.

“Well, this explains a lot,” one person wrote.

“I’m turned off watching it now knowing it’s probably fake,” another said.

“They really aren’t putting any effort into hiding anyone’s past this year,” another commented.

Sam isn’t the only MAFS contestant who has appeared on TV in the past.

Bronson, who is married to Ines on the show, previously appeared on Australian Ninja Warrior.

Dino has also been on a dating reality show, appearing on First Dates last year.

Dino also previously appeared in an advertising campaign for prescription glasses company Speqs with fellow Married at First Sight star Jessika.

Married At First Sight appears tonight at 7.30pm on Channel Nine.

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