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Farmer Wants a Wife: Two more farmers have been caught faking where they live

Farmer Wants a Wife EXCLUSIVE: Two more farmers are caught FAKING where they live as Channel Seven admits one doesn’t even own a farm

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Two more stars from this year’s season of Farmer Wants a Wife have been caught using other people’s farms to woo their contestants on the dating show.

Daily Mail Australia can reveal that farmers Will Simpson and Paige Marsh used stand-in properties while filming the Channel Seven series.

Crop farmer Will was presented on the show as owning a farm in Berriwillock, north Victoria, but part of his journey was filmed on a farm 1,000km away in New South Wales.

Pictured: Paige Marsh

Farmer Wants a Wife stars Will Simpson (left) and Paige Marsh (right) have been caught using other people’s farms to woo their contestants on the Channel Seven dating show 

Meanwhile, a Seven spokesperson confirmed that Paige is a first-generation farmer who doesn’t even own a farm.

Interestingly, throughout the series there is never mention of ‘Will’s farm’ or ‘Paige’s farm’, with voice-overs instead referencing ‘Farmer Harry’ or ‘Farmer Paige’ when the show cuts to their storylines.

Daily Mail Australia understands that after Covid restrictions eased, farmers Harry and Will were able to film parts of their backstory at their real farms.

Will was presented on the show as owning a farm in Berriwillock in north Victoria (pictured)

Will was presented on the show as owning a farm in Berriwillock in north Victoria (pictured)

But part of his journey was filmed on a farm 1,000km away in New South Wales (pictured)

But part of his journey was filmed on a farm 1,000km away in New South Wales (pictured)

Harry's family farm (pictured) is actually located in Culgoa, 13 kilometres from Berriwillock

Harry’s family farm (pictured) is actually located in Culgoa, 13 kilometres from Berriwillock

It follows revelations that farmer Harry Lloyd’s journey was filmed on a dairy farm in NSW, despite his actual property being more than 900km away in Kyabram, northern Victoria.

Seven confirmed to Daily Mail Australia the farm Harry used was not his real property, but insisted the show was not deceiving viewers or his potential partners. 

‘Due to Covid, part of Harry’s Farmer Wants A Wife journey was filmed on a dairy farm near Gloucester,’ a spokesman said in a statement.

‘The location of the farm didn’t impact the series as Harry’s ladies were able to experience life on a dairy farm with Harry, including the early morning starts.’ 

Meanwhile, a Channel Seven spokesperson confirmed that Paige is a first-generation farmer who doesn't even own a farm. (Pictured: Paige at her stand-in farm)

Meanwhile, a Channel Seven spokesperson confirmed that Paige is a first-generation farmer who doesn’t even own a farm. (Pictured: Paige at her stand-in farm)

During the series, viewers were given the impression that Paige owned her own farm

During the series, viewers were given the impression that Paige owned her own farm

Throughout the series there is never mention of 'Will's farm' or 'Paige's farm', with voice-overs instead referencing 'Farmer Harry' or 'Farmer Paige' when the show cuts to their storylines

Throughout the series there is never mention of ‘Will’s farm’ or ‘Paige’s farm’, with voice-overs instead referencing ‘Farmer Harry’ or ‘Farmer Paige’ when the show cuts to their storylines 

This isn’t the first time the show has been accused of pulling the wool over viewers’ eyes by filming scenes in ‘fake’ locations.

Last year, a viewer who lives in Orbost, the small Victorian town where farmer Matt Trewin is based, claimed they’d never even seen the so-called ‘local date destinations’ featured in the series.

After watching Matt enjoy a rendezvous at his ‘local pub’, the frustrated viewer wrote on Instagram: ‘I live in Orbost and I can tell you that the pub on tonight’s episode is definitely not the pub in Orbost.’ 

It follows revelations that farmer Harry Lloyd's journey was filmed on a dairy farm in NSW

It follows revelations that farmer Harry Lloyd’s journey was filmed on a dairy farm in NSW

Harry's farm (pictured) is actually located more than 900 kilometres away

Harry’s farm (pictured) is actually located more than 900 kilometres away

The resident went on to allege the picturesque winery where Matt took front-runner Tara on a date ‘wouldn’t be within 100km of Orbost either’.

The same viewer accused producers of hiring paid actors to ‘liven up’ the pub scene, claiming that none of the ‘locals’ featured in the episode were ‘Orbost people’.

Farmer Wants A Wife continues Tuesday at 7.30pm on Channel Seven

Last year, a viewer who lives in Orbost, the small Victorian town where farmer Matt Trewin is based, claimed they'd never even seen the so-called 'local date destinations' featured in the series. (Pictured: Matt on a date with contestant Tara)

Last year, a viewer who lives in Orbost, the small Victorian town where farmer Matt Trewin is based, claimed they’d never even seen the so-called ‘local date destinations’ featured in the series. (Pictured: Matt on a date with contestant Tara)

Pictured: the 'Orbost pub' featured on FWAW last year

Pictured: The actual pub in Orbost, known as the Commonwealth Hotel

After watching Matt’s date at his ‘local pub’, the frustrated viewer wrote on Instagram: ‘I live in Orbost and I can tell you that the pub on tonight’s episode is definitely not the pub in Orbost’ 

The resident also alleged the winery where Matt took Tara on a date (pictured) 'wouldn't be within 100km of Orbost either'

The resident also alleged the winery where Matt took Tara on a date (pictured) ‘wouldn’t be within 100km of Orbost either’ 



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