A Married At First Sight UK star has revealed that he and other contestants would secretly get drunk while filming the program.
On the E4 series, Robert Voysey, better known as Big Bob, has shared some behind-the-scenes information.
On the show, Big Bob tied the knot with Megan Wolfe. At the time, he became involved in one of the series' biggest scandals when Wolfe kissed another contestant.
Voysey has admitted that contestants would often sneak in bottles of alcohol without the producers' knowledge when it came to the dramatic dinner party scenes on the show.
Bob told The Sun about the series' first dinner party: "They put you in your little holding rooms before the dinner, and we're all chatting."
"Everyone was putting bottles of wine and vodka in their rooms and getting smashed in their rooms."
He added that alcohol induced the drama to become so intense, with a lot of the action occurring off-camera.
"But then, because they were quite unruly with the alcohol, it ended up going absolutely mental."
Voysey claimed that things became real at one point and that producers had to intervene in a bid to keep things from getting out of control.
"It all started off so well with Nikita and was ten times worse off camera, so they canceled the dinner party, and we all had to return to our houses.
"People were literally rushing off the set, back through where all the producers and camera crew were, effing and blinding.
"There was pushing and shoving. We had two massive security guards there. They were right in the middle of it, and it basically lost control."
According to him, what viewers saw in the end was quite different from what was actually shown off-camera.
"What was on-screen was tame."
Married at First Sight UK airs on E4 in the United Kingdom. Married at First Sight Australia airs on Nine Network in Australia and E4 in the United Kingdom.
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