Last night’s episode of Married at First Sight was perhaps the greatest episode of reality television I have ever watched and I do not say that lightly.
It had everything. Betrayal. Surprises. Surprise betrayals. JoJo fighting with John Aiken. Nasser’s reactions. And some really, horrendously bad decisions.
You see, at the commitment ceremony, it was time for Dean and Davina to finally come clean about their affair, but instead of Dean leaving Tracey to be with Davina (like he had promised less than 24 hours earlier), he had magical sex with Tracey and decided they were really meant to be together.
But after analysing the footage 14,590 times and having a good night’s sleep, we have a theory that this sh*tfight didn’t exactly play out the way we were asked to believe.
Ahem. Let’s start at the beginning.
When it’s Dean and Tracey’s turn to face the experts, who know full well about Dean bein a snake but for some reason aren’t allowed to say anything, Dean says, “There’s something I need to tell Tracey that’s related to all this. I need to come clean with something.”
He explains that he and Davina ‘caught up’ (what… what did you need to catch up about?) for a drink, and “Davina told me that she’s kinda into me and, if things didn’t work out with you and I, maybe there’s something there.”
It’s important to note here that as a 39-year-old man, Dean had precisely no agency over this situation and it was all very scary for him.