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Davina Rankin bizarrely says Merry Christmas at MAFS reunion dinner

While Married At First Sight fans watch the series unravel this week, many will be surprised to the learn the action was actually filmed months ago.

And viewers were awkwardly reminded of this fact on Tuesday, when Davina Rankin was heard wishing Dean Wells a ‘Merry Christmas!’ at the reunion dinner party.

The small gesture, which could have been removed in post-production, confirmed the scene was filmed approximately 13 weeks ago.

Delay: While Married At First Sight fans watch the series unravel this week, many will be surprised to the learn the action was actually filmed months ago. Pictured: Davina Rankin 

The 26-year-old model appears gobsmacked when she sees her former flame Dean, 40, make an entrance at the MAFS reunion party.

‘Hi, darl. How are you? Merry Christmas!’ says Davina, offering Dean a friendly hug.

It is understood filming for Married At First Sight took place in the latter half of 2017. 

Old news: Viewers were awkwardly reminded of the time delay on Tuesday, when Davina Rankin was heard wishing Dean Wells a 'Merry Christmas!' at the reunion dinner party

Old news: Viewers were awkwardly reminded of the time delay on Tuesday, when Davina Rankin was heard wishing Dean Wells a ‘Merry Christmas!’ at the reunion dinner party

Daily Mail Australia has contacted Channel Nine for comment.

Davina and Dean made headlines earlier in the season after they planned to start an ‘affair’ behind their partners’ backs.

Davina was originally matched with tradie Ryan Gallagher while Dean was paired with single mother Tracey Jewel.

Villains: Davina and Dean made headlines earlier in the season after they planned to start an 'affair' behind their partners' backs

Villains: Davina and Dean made headlines earlier in the season after they planned to start an ‘affair’ behind their partners’ backs

The fallout of their betrayal was devastating, and Davina later claimed she was ‘traumatised’ by the backlash.

Dean finally got his comeuppance when Tracey dumped him at their vow renewal ceremony, admitting she just couldn’t forgive him.

Married At First Sight concludes Wednesday at 7:30pm on Channel Nine 

Shock: The fallout of their betrayal was devastating, and Davina later claimed she was 'traumatised' by the backlash. Pictured: Davina and her 'ex-husband' Ryan Gallagher

Shock: The fallout of their betrayal was devastating, and Davina later claimed she was ‘traumatised’ by the backlash. Pictured: Davina and her ‘ex-husband’ Ryan Gallagher



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