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MAFS’s Melissa Rawson and Bryce Ruthven meet up with Kyle Sandilands and John Ibrahim in Sydney

Melissa Rawson and Bryce Ruthven are making friends in high places.

The controversial Married At First Sight couple met up with Kyle Sandilands and John Ibrahim in Sydney on Thursday.

Bryce and Melissa, both 31, arrived at a location in Kings Cross, where Kyle greeted them at the door. 

Famous friends: Melissa Rawson and Bryce Ruthven (both pictured) are making friends in high places. The controversial Married At First Sight couple met up with Kyle Sandilands and John Ibrahim in Sydney on Thursday

While Melissa’s visit appeared to have been brief, Bryce was later sitting at an outside table at a local cafe with Kyle and John, 52.

A source tells Daily Mail Australia, ‘Bryce is wanting to get back into radio so he caught up with Kyle at his office for some advice. They then went across the road for lunch with John for more of a chat about Bryce’s career.’ 

The three men were joined by another male companion, and sat talking and laughing before eventually going their separate ways.  

After their meeting, Bryce bent down to talk to someone in a black Bentley. 

Sitting at the grown-ups' table: While Melissa's visit appeared to have been brief, Bryce was later sitting at an outside table at a local cafe with Kyle Sandilands (right) and John Ibrahim (centre)

Sitting at the grown-ups’ table: While Melissa’s visit appeared to have been brief, Bryce was later sitting at an outside table at a local cafe with Kyle Sandilands (right) and John Ibrahim (centre)

Meet and greet: Bryce and Melissa, both 31, arrived at a location in Kings Cross, where Kyle greeted them at the door

Meet and greet: Bryce and Melissa, both 31, arrived at a location in Kings Cross, where Kyle greeted them at the door

Showing his support: Their meeting comes after Kyle, 49, defended Bryce's bad behaviour on MAFS on Tuesday's episode of The Kyle & Jackie O Show

Showing his support: Their meeting comes after Kyle, 49, defended Bryce’s bad behaviour on MAFS on Tuesday’s episode of The Kyle & Jackie O Show

Resident villain: Bryce has copped intense backlash from both fans and his co-stars, and been labelled 'toxic' for 'mistreating' Melissa on the show

Resident villain: Bryce has copped intense backlash from both fans and his co-stars, and been labelled ‘toxic’ for ‘mistreating’ Melissa on the show

Meanwhile, a stony-faced Melissa was seen walking the streets alone after dropping her beau off for his meeting.

It comes after Kyle, 49, defended Bryce’s bad behaviour on MAFS on Tuesday’s episode of The Kyle & Jackie O Show.

Bryce has copped intense backlash from both fans and his co-stars, and been labelled ‘toxic’ for ‘mistreating’ Melissa on the show. 

Troubling: So far on MAFS, Bryce has criticised Melissa's physical appearance, shown little regard for her feelings during arguments, and isolated her from the rest of the show's couples

Troubling: So far on MAFS, Bryce has criticised Melissa’s physical appearance, shown little regard for her feelings during arguments, and isolated her from the rest of the show’s couples

Raising questions: Even Bryce's own mother questioned why Melissa was sticking by him during a video call with the couple

Raising questions: Even Bryce’s own mother questioned why Melissa was sticking by him during a video call with the couple 

So much in common: Kyle came to Bryce's defence, and said the reality TV villain reminded him of his 'younger self'

So much in common: Kyle came to Bryce’s defence, and said the reality TV villain reminded him of his ‘younger self’

'I'll tell you why I like Bryce, because I see an early version of myself in him,' he said on The Kyle & Jackie O Show

‘I’ll tell you why I like Bryce, because I see an early version of myself in him,’ he said on The Kyle & Jackie O Show

But Kyle came to his defence, and said the reality TV villain reminded him of his ‘younger self’. 

‘I’ll tell you why I like Bryce, because I see an early version of myself in him,’ he said on The Kyle & Jackie O Show.

‘[Someone who is] easily agitated, going overboard and standing up for myself but going too far.’

With the band: Stepping out in Kings Cross, Melissa opted for a pair of skinny-leg black jeans, which she paired with a grey Nirvana band T-shirt worn knotted at the waist

In the details: She accessorised with a black belt with silver buckle, black choker necklace and a black baker boy cap

With the band: Stepping out in Kings Cross, Melissa opted for a pair of skinny-leg black jeans, which she paired with a grey Nirvana band T-shirt worn knotted at the waist

'[Someone who is] easily agitated, going overboard and standing up for myself but going too far,' Kyle said of the similarities between himself and Bryce

‘[Someone who is] easily agitated, going overboard and standing up for myself but going too far,’ Kyle said of the similarities between himself and Bryce

Not invited: Melissa wore her long blonde hair in two plaits, and was seen grinning as she left Bryce and Kyle

Not invited: Melissa wore her long blonde hair in two plaits, and was seen grinning as she left Bryce and Kyle

But Kyle’s co-host, Jackie ‘O’ Henderson didn’t agree with his observation: ‘You might have had anger issues, but you also had the other side of you, which was very funny and charming. 

‘You had all the good stuff that would sometimes outweigh the bad stuff, but Bryce has just been shown as someone who just does bad stuff.’ 

So far on MAFS, Bryce has criticised Melissa’s physical appearance, shown little regard for her feelings during arguments, and isolated her from the rest of the show’s couples. 

Back to black: Kyle was dressed in his usual all-black ensemble, opting for a tracksuit jacket, T-shirt, jeans and baseball cap

Back to black: Kyle was dressed in his usual all-black ensemble, opting for a tracksuit jacket, T-shirt, jeans and baseball cap

Plenty to talk about: The three men were joined by another male companion, and sat talking and laughing before eventually going their separate ways

Plenty to talk about: The three men were joined by another male companion, and sat talking and laughing before eventually going their separate ways

Feeling left out: A stony-faced Melissa was seen walking the streets alone after dropping her beau off for his meeting

Feeling left out: A stony-faced Melissa was seen walking the streets alone after dropping her beau off for his meeting

Even Bryce’s own mother questioned why Melissa was sticking by him during a video call with the couple.

Stepping out in Kings Cross, Melissa opted for a pair of skinny-leg black jeans, which she paired with a grey Nirvana band T-shirt worn knotted at the waist.

She accessorised with a black belt with silver buckle, black choker necklace and a black baker boy cap.

Thirsty work: The three men didn't appear to order any food, and were only seen sipping drinks as they sat chatting

Thirsty work: The three men didn’t appear to order any food, and were only seen sipping drinks as they sat chatting

Fan boy: At one stage, Bryce was seen smiling across the the table at Kyle, after the radio shock jock claimed the reality star reminded him of his younger self

Fan boy: At one stage, Bryce was seen smiling across the the table at Kyle, after the radio shock jock claimed the reality star reminded him of his younger self

Feeling green: Bryce stepped out in a pair of black skinny-leg jeans, which he paired with a green T-shirt

Finishing touches: He also wore a black shirt jacket, black sneakers, a black and white Boston Red Sox baseball cap and sunglasses

Feeling green: Bryce stepped out in a pair of black skinny-leg jeans, which he paired with a green T-shirt

The MAFS bride also wore a pair of aviator sunglasses, gold hoop earrings, black thongs, and she carried a black backpack.

Meanwhile, Bryce stepped out in a pair of black skinny-leg jeans, which he paired with a green T-shirt.

He also wore a black shirt jacket, black sneakers, a black and white Boston Red Sox baseball cap and sunglasses.

Accesorising: The MAFS bride also wore a pair of aviator sunglasses, gold hoop earrings, black thongs, and she carried a black backpack

Accesorising: The MAFS bride also wore a pair of aviator sunglasses, gold hoop earrings, black thongs, and she carried a black backpack

Classic style: John stepped out in a white Ralph Lauren button-up shirt, which he paired with blue jeans

Classic style: John stepped out in a white Ralph Lauren button-up shirt, which he paired with blue jeans

Life of luxury: After their meeting, Bryce bent down to talk to someone in a black Bentley

Life of luxury: After their meeting, Bryce bent down to talk to someone in a black Bentley

Kyle was dressed in his usual all-black ensemble, opting for a tracksuit jacket, T-shirt, jeans and baseball cap.

Meanwhile, John stepped out in a white Ralph Lauren button-up shirt, which he paired with blue jeans.

The notorious Kings Cross figure was seen smiling as he sat at the table with Bryce and Kyle on either side.  

All smiles: The notorious Kings Cross figure was seen smiling as he sat at the table with Bryce and Kyle on either side

All smiles: The notorious Kings Cross figure was seen smiling as he sat at the table with Bryce and Kyle on either side

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