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MAFS: Jason Engler calls Liam Cooper a ‘full-blown homosexual’ in leaked footage

Footage has surfaced of Married At First Sight groom Jason Engler insulting his bisexual co-star Liam Cooper and calling him ‘ugly’ and ‘chubby’ – as Liam’s own ‘wife’ Georgia Fairweather laughs in the background.

In the two-minute video obtained by Daily Mail Australia, Jason, 35, calls Liam, 29, a ‘full-blown homosexual’ – even though he has made it clear he is attracted to both women and men – and ridicules him for ‘not going to the gym’.

The clip also features Georgia – Liam’s experimental partner on the Nine show – and fellow MAFS star Johnny Balbuziente, who giggle along with a visibly drunk Jason.

The video was filmed and uploaded to Georgia’s Instagram account in November as she, Jason and Johnny were catching up Brisbane. 

Jason’s hurtful comments were made three days before Liam and Georgia filmed their final vows – which are yet to air on TV – and all but confirm the couple’s split. 

‘Full-blown homosexual’: Footage has surfaced of Married At First Sight star Jason Engler (pictured) insulting his bisexual co-star Liam Cooper and calling him ‘ugly’ and ‘chubby’

Slurs: Liam's own 'wife' Georgia Fairweather (pictured) laughs in the background as Jason insults her 'husband' and calls him a 'full-blown homosexual' - even though Liam has made it clear he is attracted to both women and men

Famous last words: The video begins with Jason - who is shirtless, wearing two pairs of sunglasses and holding a glass of white wine - saying: 'Cheers to everyone. Can I just say one thing right now?' He then launches into a homophobic rant against Liam

Slurs: Liam’s own ‘wife’ Georgia Fairweather (left) laughs in the background as Jason (right) insults her ‘husband’ and calls him a ‘full-blown homosexual’ – even though Liam has made it clear he is attracted to both women and men

The video begins with Jason – who is shirtless, wearing two pairs of sunglasses and holding a glass of white wine – saying: ‘Cheers to everyone. Can I just say one thing right now?

‘He is not one hundred and ten per cent anymore… I wouldn’t give a s**t anymore, because we’re free and we’re going to run amok in Brisbane.’

Georgia can be heard saying off camera: ‘Jason, tell them what you’re talking about.’

Spoiler alert: Jason's (pictured) hurtful comments were made three days before Liam and Georgia filmed their final vows - which are yet to air on TV - and all but confirm the couple's split

Liam and Georgia are pictured here on their wedding day. Liam is the only openly bisexual groom to feature on Married At First Sight

Spoiler alert: Jason’s (left) hurtful comments were made three days before Liam and Georgia filmed their final vows – which are yet to air on TV – and all but confirm the couple’s split. Liam and Georgia are pictured right on their wedding day

‘Can I say Georgia’s husband, a**, w**ker, I can’t remember what his name is – Liam – is 110 per cent and is a wanker and Georgia is better than him.’

‘He’s ugly, fat, and he is chubby,’ Jason continues.

‘I’m by the pool and just want to say Georgia’s husband is full-blown homosexual. He is ugly and chubby and doesn’t go to the gym.’

Insults: 'Can I say Georgia's husband, a**, w**ker, I can't remember what his name is - Liam - is 110 per cent and is a wanker and Georgia is better than him,' Jason rambles

Insults: ‘Can I say Georgia’s husband, a**, w**ker, I can’t remember what his name is – Liam – is 110 per cent and is a wanker and Georgia is better than him,’ Jason rambles

Hurtful: Jason says, 'Georgia's husband is full-blown homosexual. He is ugly and chubby and doesn't go to the gym'

Meanwhile, fellow MAFS star Johnny Balbuziente (pictured) urges Jason not to post the video, before Georgia is heard laughing

Hurtful: Jason says, ‘Georgia’s husband is full-blown homosexual. He is ugly and chubby and doesn’t go to the gym.’ Meanwhile, fellow MAFS star Johnny Balbuziente (right) urges Jason not to post the video, and Georgia is heard laughing

Johnny, who is a musical theatre actor, also says, ‘You’re bi-what?… bisexual?’ referring to Liam being openly bisexual.

Jason adds: ‘He hasn’t gone to the gym in 64 years. Georgia is way hotter than him and he is batting way above his average.

‘She can’t wait to say “shut your mouth and get out of here you chubby little w**ker” in a couple of days [at the final vows] and that’s all I have to say about that.’

Regrettable comments: 'He hasn't gone to the gym in 64 years. Georgia is way hotter than him and he is batting way above his average,' Jason continues

Regrettable comments: ‘He hasn’t gone to the gym in 64 years. Georgia is way hotter than him and he is batting way above his average,’ Jason continues

Should know better: Johnny (pictured), who is a musical theatre actor, also says, 'You're bi-what?… bisexual?' referring to Liam being openly bisexual

Should know better: Johnny (pictured), who is a musical theatre actor, also says, ‘You’re bi-what?… bisexual?’ referring to Liam being openly bisexual 

Johnny then urges Jason not to post the video, before Georgia is heard laughing as the footage abruptly ends. 

A source close to Liam told Daily Mail Australia he felt ‘absolutely betrayed and heartbroken’ after watching the footage.

Liam is understood to have kept quiet about the video until he was reunited with his castmates at the Married At First Sight reunion in February.

Heartbroken: A source close to Liam told Daily Mail Australia he felt 'absolutely betrayed and heartbroken' after watching the footage

Heartbroken: A source close to Liam told Daily Mail Australia he felt ‘absolutely betrayed and heartbroken’ after watching the footage

‘He called Jason, Georgia and Johnny out at the reunion because it was disgusting, but they didn’t own up to their actions,’ the source said.

‘They didn’t say it wasn’t okay or believe they did anything wrong… Georgia and Johnny have LGBTQI family and friends but not one of them stopped Jason.

‘How would Johnny’s family feel if he heard that Johnny didn’t stop this? Georgia’s best mate who attended their wedding as a bridesmaid is also a gay man.’ 

Confronted: Liam is set to confront Jason, Georgia and Johnny about the video at the reunion

Confronted: Liam is set to confront Jason, Georgia and Johnny about the video at the reunion 

The source also revealed the video took a significant toll on Liam, who has ‘struggled mentally’ and ‘lost a lot of weight’ because of it. 

Jason has since apologised for what he said in the video – after he was approached for comment.

‘I would like to sincerely apologise for my comments in regards to a fellow MAFS participant’s sexuality,’ he told Daily Mail Australia.

‘After a few too many drinks I made some inappropriate remarks that I am ashamed of and greatly regret. I will learn from this and try to become a better person from this experience.’

Liam, Georgia and Johnny have also been contacted for comment.

Married At First Sight continues Tuesday at 7:30pm on Channel Nine 

Saying sorry: Jason has since told Daily Mail Australia, 'I would like to sincerely apologise for my comments in regards to a fellow MAFS participant's sexuality. After a few too many drinks I made some inappropriate remarks that I am ashamed of and greatly regret. I will learn from this and try to become a better person from this experience'

Saying sorry: Jason has since told Daily Mail Australia, ‘I would like to sincerely apologise for my comments in regards to a fellow MAFS participant’s sexuality. After a few too many drinks I made some inappropriate remarks that I am ashamed of and greatly regret. I will learn from this and try to become a better person from this experience’

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