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How Married At First Sight turned into WIFE SWAP

It’s the reality TV show that promises to match unlucky in love singles with their perfect match.

But this year’s season of Married At First Sight has become more like Wife Swap, with multiple contestants either openly pursuing each other or rumoured to be dating.

After ‘alpha male’ contestant Dean Wells said there was ‘a lot of stuff’ happening in the hotel rooms between contestants, Daily Mail Australia takes a look at the tangled web of relationships on Married At First Sight.

Make out sessions in public parks, racy nights out, bar hopping and secret flirty meetings while filming: How Married At First Sight’s web of partner swapping and deceit turned the show into WIFE SWAP

‘All I’ll say is a lot of stuff happens in the hotel rooms that no-one really knows about,’ Dean told the Kyle and Jackie O Show on Wednesday. 

Hinting there was wife swapping behind the scenes, Dean claimed some of the cast had raunchy parties ‘every night’ in one of their hotel rooms.

’20 extrovert nymphomaniacs in a hotel room together. That was a bad idea,’ Dean revealed.

'20 extrovert nymphomaniacs in a hotel room together': Dean claimed on the Kyle and Jackie O Show that some of the cast had raunchy parties 'every night' in one of their hotel rooms

’20 extrovert nymphomaniacs in a hotel room together’: Dean claimed on the Kyle and Jackie O Show that some of the cast had raunchy parties ‘every night’ in one of their hotel rooms

'Too X-rated': Woman's Day reported this week MAFS producers were forced to step in and take action over one incident

‘Too X-rated’: Woman’s Day reported this week MAFS producers were forced to step in and take action over one incident

Meanwhile Woman’s Day reported this week MAFS producers were forced to step in and take action over one incident – which involved a ‘wild night of sex, booze and brawling’ and was deemed ‘too X-rated’ for television. 

An unnamed contestant claimed one bride was caught in bed with another male who was not her groom.

Racy romance: Dean and Davina Rankin decided to pursue an illicit relationship behind their TV spouses' backs after flirting up a storm during the first dinner party

Racy romance: Dean and Davina Rankin decided to pursue an illicit relationship behind their TV spouses’ backs after flirting up a storm during the first dinner party

Confirmed: Dean Wells and Davina Rankin 

Dean and Davina Rankin decided to pursue a secret relationship behind their TV spouses’ backs after flirting up a storm during the first dinner party.

After groping and cuddling each other during two secret meetings, Davina made Dean ‘pinkie swear’ he would dump Tracey at the next commitment ceremony so they could become a couple.

However after Dean revealed he had been seeing Davina on the side, he decided to stay with Tracey, citing the amazing sex they had after the dinner party.

Failed romance: Davina made Dean 'pinkie swear' he would dump Tracey at the next commitment ceremony

Failed romance: Davina made Dean ‘pinkie swear’ he would dump Tracey at the next commitment ceremony

Denies any romance: Tracey has been photographed on multiple occasions spending time with Sean Thomsen, who is 'married' on MAFS to Blair Rachael

Denies any romance: Tracey has been photographed on multiple occasions spending time with Sean Thomsen, who is ‘married’ on MAFS to Blair Rachael

Rumoured: Tracey Jewel and Sean Thomsen

Despite Tracey taking back Dean after he cheated on her with Davina, the Perth single mother is rumoured to have found romance with another contestant after filming on the show wrapped up.

Tracey has been photographed on multiple occasions spending time with Sean Thomsen, who is ‘married’ on MAFS to Blair Rachael. 

New Idea claimed this week Tracey and Sean were ‘keen to go public’ with their relationship, however, Tracey told Daily Mail Australia they were ‘just friends’. 

Are they still together? Tracey has taken Dean back after he cheated on her with Davina

Are they still together? Tracey has taken Dean back after he cheated on her with Davina

That's unexpected! Photos emerged last month of Troy Delmege and Carly Bowyer getting hot and heavy

That’s unexpected! Photos emerged last month of Troy Delmege and Carly Bowyer getting hot and heavy

Confirmed: Troy Delmege and Carly Bowyer 

In perhaps one of the most surprising relationships to come out of Married At First Sight, photos emerged last month of Troy Delmege and Carly Bowyer getting hot and heavy.

Carly, who is ‘married’ to soft serve millionaire Justin Fischer, was photographed straddling Troy during a steamy make out session in a Melbourne park.

While neither have commented on the photos, an eyewitness told New Idea:  ‘They had bags from the supermarket and were enjoying a romantic picnic before Carly climbed on top of Troy. There was lots of groping and kissing, it was full on.’ 

What's going on here? Video emerged on Wednesday of Ashley and Ryan grocery shopping in Logan, south of Brisbane 

What’s going on here? Video emerged on Wednesday of Ashley and Ryan grocery shopping in Logan, south of Brisbane 

Rumoured: Ashley Irvin and Ryan Gallagher  

Video emerged on Wednesday of Ashley and Ryan grocery shopping in Logan, south of Brisbane.

The pair grinned from ear to ear as they loaded groceries into their car, even stopping to take photos with fans. 

Despite appearing close in the video footage Ryan has denied he and Ashley are a couple.

Ryan told the Canberra Times he and Ashley had played a friendly game of tennis before picking up some groceries for Ashley’s parents on the way home.   

‘It looks like we’re bloody going back to our own apartment. But we’re definitely not together. Just friends,’ Ryan said.  

Didn't win her over? Despite Troy's attempts to woo Ashley it is unclear if they are a couple 

Didn’t win her over? Despite Troy’s attempts to woo Ashley it is unclear if they are a couple 

Selfie time! Earlier this month Ashley, 28, and Nasser Sultan, 50, were seen together in a Sydney nightclub

Selfie time! Earlier this month Ashley, 28, and Nasser Sultan, 50, were seen together in a Sydney nightclub

Rumoured: Ashley Irvin and Nasser Sultan

Earlier this month Ashley, 28, and Nasser Sultan, 50, were seen together in a Sydney nightclub.

After photos emerged of the pair posing for selfies, an eyewitness told NW Magazine: ‘They couldn’t keep their hands off each other.’  

They added: ‘It definitely looked like they were more than friends- it was very flirty. She even introduced him to her family who flew into town to meet him!’ 

It is not known whether Nasser is still in a relationship with TV wife Gabrielle Bartlett. Daily Mail Australia has contacted him for comment regarding the photos with Ashley.  

Report: After photos emerged of the pair posing for selfies, an eyewitness told NW Magazine: 'They couldn't keep their hands off each other' 

Report: After photos emerged of the pair posing for selfies, an eyewitness told NW Magazine: ‘They couldn’t keep their hands off each other’ 

‘Ryan and Alycia are already in contact and everyone thinks they’d make a great couple’: Alycia Galbraith thinks Ryan is her ‘ideal bloke’

Rumoured: Ryan Gallagher and Alycia Galbraith

Despite Davina being less than impressed by groom Ryan, another MAFS bride is rumoured to think the tradie is the perfect guy for her.

According to one report, Alycia Galbraith thinks Ryan is her ‘ideal bloke’, after her ‘husband’ Mat Lockett quit the show to deal with personal issues.

 ‘Ryan and Alycia are already in contact and everyone thinks they’d make a great couple,’ an insider claimed to NW magazine. 

Dumped: Alycia exited the show after husband Mat Lockett quit to deal with personal issues 

Dumped: Alycia exited the show after husband Mat Lockett quit to deal with personal issues 



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