Australia Married At First Sight 2021labelled 'the most disastrous season yet'
Wendy Williams brands ex-husband 'serial cheat'
Wendy Williams has claimed Kevin Hunter was unfaithful to her throughout their marriage.The 56-year-old talk show host filed for divorce from Kevin Hunter in April 2019 after he fathered a child with another woman but she admitted his infidelity didn't come as a shock because he'd slept with other people throughout their 21-year marriage.
Married At First Sight 2021 has already been plunged into controversy, three weeks ahead of it's hotly-anticipated season premiere.
While this year's cast has been described by Nine bosses as the 'most genuine yet', areport claims that barely any of the couples are still together thanks to COVID-19 travel restrictions.
'Some have not seen each other in months because they're interstate and it's being hard to justify it all, especially when most have returned to their day jobs and old social circles,' an insider claimed.
Claiming this season could be the 'most disastrous one yet', the source alleged that 'even the most hopeful couples' have struggled to cope with the pressures of a long distance relationship.
Bribing doctors and other ridiculed celebrity responses to coronavirus
As the world weathers this crisis together and people are reaching out to comfort, inform, and support each other, many celebrities are failing to strike an empathic chord with their followers. Plenty of publications are even claiming that their responses to coronavirus will be the demise of celebrity culture, as many of the rich and famous are making it difficult to idolize them. In a new report from Variety, Hollywood’s rich and famous are apparently doing whatever they can to get their hands on the COVID-19 vaccine, with some offering bribes of as much as US$10,000, and others even transiently entering healthcare professions to jump the line! Dr. Robert Huizenga told the magazine that notable members of the entertainment industry are treating the scramble for the vaccine as a “fight for their lives,” particularly amid the nation's slow rollout. Still, you'd think with all that time and money they could comfortably afford to stay out of harm's way until it's their turn, right? And that's just the tip of the iceberg. From trying to share "relatable" quarantine content from the comfort of their mansions, to making ridiculous claims about the virus, click through to see the most widely slammed things celebrities have said or done regarding this pandemic.
Married At First Sight's eighth season wrapped filming in December, just weeks before a COVID-19 cluster was discovered in New South Wales.
As a result travel bans imposed upon New South Wales by by Victoria, Queensland, Western Australia, Tasmania and the Northern Territory.
The border closures would likely have taken a toll on newly-formed interstate MAFS couples, many of whom would have been looking forward to celebrating their first festive season together.
It comes after Channel Nine's head of content, production and development, Adrian Swift confirmed the MAFS filming schedule had also been dramatically impacted by coronavirus.
Sneak peek at Married At First Sight's explosive reunion special
The upcoming Married At First Sight reunion special is shaping up to be must-watch TV, as evidenced by a preview ahead of Thursday's episode of A Current Affair. Just hours before the news program's story about the reunion went to air, they released a teaser trailer on 9Now.The trailer gave fans a glimpse at what they can expect from the MAFS reunion, which will see stars from previous seasons of the hit reality show come together.
'Married At First Sight will not be able to go ahead like it did last year. It is next year where we think things could be more challenging,' Adrian toldin October.
But he joked that enforced social distancing might actually prove to be beneficial for the show's participants.
'To be honest, it might be better that way. If the couples stood 1.5 metres apart they might like each other more,' he joked.
He added: 'I expect the show to perhaps change fundamentally next year, but it won't be about social distance.'
In March,revealed filming on the upcoming season of Married At First Sight had been suspended in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Pamela Anderson accused of homewrecking following new marriage
Pamela Anderson has been accused of homewrecking by her new husband’s ex, who claims Pamela and Dan Hayhurst started their relationship whilst he was still with her.The ‘Baywatch’ star revealed this week she tied the knot with Dan Hayhurst on Christmas Eve (24.12.20) after they met and fell in love during lockdown.
Production was originally due to start in August, with filming wrapping in December, but it was put on hold just a week after casting began.
'Not being able to hold hands, no kissing and social distancing makes it hard to film a wedding,' a source told New Idea at the time.
Tracey Jewel announces engagement to boyfriend Nathan Constable .
Married At First Sight star Tracey Jewel has announced her engagement to her high school crush, Nathan Constable. Speaking to Daily Mail Australia exclusively on Wednesday, Tracey, 37, revealed: 'I'm over the moon, I wasn't expecting it before the baby.' 'We were going to get engaged at some point, but I thought, you know with the bub coming it would happen later in the year, not before he arrived.' © Provided by Daily Mail 'We're getting married!' Married At First Sight star Tracey Jewel, 37, has announced her engagement to her high school sweetheart Nathan Constable.