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Married At First Sight expert John Aiken on 'Celebrity MAFS' rumours


Married At First Sight expert John Aiken breaks his silence on rumours of a ‘Celebrity MAFS’… after Richard Wilkins was approached by producers

Married At First Sight relationship expert John Aiken has shut down rumours the next season of the hit Channel Nine show will feature celebrities.

John confirmed to Yahoo Lifestyle on Sunday that MAFS will have the same format for its tenth season next year.

‘I think we just keep doing what we’re doing,’ he said. 

Married At First Sight relationship expert John Aiken (pictured) has shut down rumours the next season of the hit Channel Nine show will feature celebrities

Married At First Sight relationship expert John Aiken (pictured) has shut down rumours the next season of the hit Channel Nine show will feature celebrities 

‘I don’t think we need to go down the path of Celebrity MAFS. I think we just keep 2023 with essentially the same ingredients: singles looking for love trying their best to fall in love,’ he added.

John also revealed in his interview that he doesn’t keep in touch with MAFS participants once filming is over, but does enjoy watching them ‘shine post-show’.

It comes after Channel Nine veteran Richard Wilkins claimed he’d been offered ‘a lot of zeros’ to star on a celebrity version of the series. 

'I don't think we need to go down the path of Celebrity MAFS. I think we just keep 2023 with essentially the same ingredients: Singles looking for love trying their best to fall in love,' he said

‘I don’t think we need to go down the path of Celebrity MAFS. I think we just keep 2023 with essentially the same ingredients: Singles looking for love trying their best to fall in love,’ he said

It comes after Channel Nine star Richard Wilkins, 68, claimed he was offered 'a lot of zeros' to star in a celebrity version of the show

It comes after Channel Nine star Richard Wilkins, 68, claimed he was offered ‘a lot of zeros’ to star in a celebrity version of the show

‘[Former Nine CEO] David Gyngell once said to me, I’ll give you – I won’t mention the amount of money but a lot of zeros – if you do Celebrity Married at First Sight,’ the 68-year-old said on Fitzy & Wippa last month.

The likes of Richard Reid, Yvie Jones, Ash Williams, Tully Smyth, Harry T and Paulini Curuenavuli have all previously been linked to a celebrity version of MAFS.

While Richard didn’t rule out MAFS, he told radio hosts Ryan ‘Fitzy’ Fitzgerald and Michael ‘Wippa’ Wipfli he had no desire to appear on SAS, Survivor or Love Island. 

The likes of Richard Reid, Yvie Jones, Ash Williams, Tully Smyth (pictured), Harry T and Paulini Curuenavuli have all previously been linked to a celebrity version of MAFS

The likes of Richard Reid, Yvie Jones, Ash Williams, Tully Smyth (pictured), Harry T and Paulini Curuenavuli have all previously been linked to a celebrity version of MAFS 

Richard is in a relationship with former air hostess Nicola Dale.

They were first caught kissing by the paparazzi in June 2020, and confirmed their romance a month later .

According to reports, they were introduced by their mutual friend Ben Fordham earlier that year.

Richard is in a relationship with former air hostess Nicola Dale (pictured at the Logie Awards on the Gold Coast on Sunday)

Richard is in a relationship with former air hostess Nicola Dale (pictured at the Logie Awards on the Gold Coast on Sunday) 



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