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Ines Basic makes shock confession about Married At First Sight Australia

The E4 show has everyone talking right now

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Francesca Shillcock
Senior Features Writer
January 27, 2021
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Married At First Sight Australia has gripped the nation - and there's one contestant that has really stood out. Ines Basic, 28, had fans talking after she married Bronson Norrish on the show, but soon started an affair with fellow contestant Sam Ball.

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And while viewers have loved watching the drama unfold, Ines has made some revelations about the reality show that might come as a disappointment to fans.

Taking to her Instagram Stories to answer questions, the fashion and beauty influencer opened up about how MAFS is structured for entertainment. "The whole purpose of a TV show – if you do the math – networks have money to make or they can't run," she said.

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Ines took to her Instagram to make the revelations

"We are puppets filming a TV show for your entertainment. I'm sorry to disappoint. I know a lot of you are really crazy MAFS fans, and they think it is actually fully real. But you're playing a character and it is a lot to carry that character. It is a little bit draining."

At the end of the Q&A, she joked: "Now I have exposed all of the tips and tricks to you guys. I will probably have six lawsuits waiting for me once I get off the phone."

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Ines became one of the most talked about contestants on the show

Ines also opened up about the online trolling she received from those watching her affair with Sam play out on screens. She told her followers: "There is only so much a cast member can be held accountable for because we are not in full control.

"I don't think it's fair on anyone who films one of these shows because it is a lot for one to carry and to be held responsible for the entire thing."

Since filming the show in 2019, Ines has been coming to terms with her new-found fame across the globe. So much so, that the reality star even hinted that she could head over to the UK to take part in a reality TV show here. She told the Sun: "I think I'm over reality TV because [in Australia] it's not reality. But I'd possibly do one in the UK." 

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