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Married At First Sight’s Melissa calls Bryce’s ‘secret girlfriend’

Married At First Sight’s Melissa Ruthven shares details of her private conversation with Bryce Ruthven’s ‘secret girlfriend’ as she continues to stand by his side

Married At First Sight’s Melissa Ruthven has revealed all the details of her private conversation with Bryce Ruthven’s ‘secret girlfriend’.

Appearing on Today Extra alongside Bryce, the 32-year-old confirmed that she’d spoken to the mystery woman, named Courtney, and that she had no concerns about the situation.

‘I actually spoke to her and she was absolutely mortified that, one, her name had been dropped during the experiment,’ Melissa explained.

Coming clean: Married At First Sight’s Melissa Ruthven revealed all the details of her private conversation with Bryce Ruthven’s ‘secret girlfriend’ on Today Extra this week 

‘She said to me that she didn’t know Samantha [Harvey] in the slightest and she didn’t know why she was spinning this accusation,’ she continued.

‘She just wanted to reassure me that she and Bryce had met on Tinder and that they had been seeing each other before the experiment, but it came to an end when Bryce went on the experiment.

‘And she was genuinely concerned that she was being labelled a homewrecker and I felt so sorry for her.’

'I actually spoke to her and she was absolutely mortified that, one, her name had been dropped during the experiment,' Melissa explained

‘I actually spoke to her and she was absolutely mortified that, one, her name had been dropped during the experiment,’ Melissa explained

Melissa then insisted that both she and Courtney ‘ended on a really good note’ following their conversation.

‘I have no ill will towards her, I just feel sorry that she’s been brought into this,’ she added.

Bryce has always insisted that Courtney was just a Tinder date and that they only met up a few times before he left for Sydney to film Married At First Sight.

And while the 32-year-old continues to deny the rumour on and off screen, a friend of Courtney’s has sensationally claimed the pair ‘loved each other’ and didn’t split until a day before his final vows with ‘wife’ Melissa.

'She said to me that she didn't know Samantha [Harvey] in the slightest and she didn't know why she was spinning this accusation,' she continued

‘She said to me that she didn’t know Samantha [Harvey] in the slightest and she didn’t know why she was spinning this accusation,’ she continued

‘They were full blown dating and loved each other,’ the anonymous friend told B105 Brisbane’s Stav, Abby & Matt on Tuesday.

‘He had moved to Canberra in May/June and went to film the show in September, so he would have met her just weeks after moving there,’ they added.

According to the source, Bryce and Courtney stayed in regular contact until ‘the last few weeks’ of the experiment. 

‘Bryce ended it with her pretty much the day before [the final vows] was filmed in December,’ they said. 

'I have no ill will towards her, I just feel sorry that she's been brought into this,' she added

‘I have no ill will towards her, I just feel sorry that she’s been brought into this,’ she added

‘He came back to Canberra [and] he was in a bit of a bad way because he’d had a lot of people going at him over her during filming. So he met up with Courtney and said, “I’m going to end this.”‘

Bryce, however, insists Courtney was just a Tinder date and that they only met up a few times before he left for Sydney to film Married At First Sight.

Previously denying the claims, he told TV Week: ‘It’s news to me. I was only in the ACT for 12 weeks so I must have been having a good time.

‘To be honest, I know there’s articles and podcasts and other rubbish floating around but I’m just not reading it.’

His version: Bryce has always insisted that Courtney was just a Tinder date and that they only met up a few times before he left for Sydney to film Married At First Sight

His version: Bryce has always insisted that Courtney was just a Tinder date and that they only met up a few times before he left for Sydney to film Married At First Sight

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