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Channel Nine apologises for ‘concern or distress’ caused by MAFS

Channel Nine apologises for ‘concern or misery’ caused by MAFS

Channel Nine has formally addressed the controversy surrounding the current season of Married At First Sight.

Whereas airing, the present had come below hearth for a number of the sexual content material and claims of bullying and gaslighting.

In a prolonged letter obtained by The Wash, Nine apologised for the best way that the fact present made some viewers really feel.

Hitting back: Channel Nine has formally addressed the controversy surrounding the recent season of Married At First Sight. (Pictured: Bryce Ruthven and Melissa Rawson)

Hitting again: Channel Nine has formally addressed the controversy surrounding the current season of Married At First Sight. (Pictured: Bryce Ruthven and Melissa Rawson) 

‘We sincerely apologise for any concern or misery which can have been raised by your viewing of this system,’ they wrote.

The community went on to state that the views of the present’s contributors didn’t mirror Nine as a complete, and that everybody on the present has entry to psychological assist.

Nine additionally acknowledged that ‘bullying and battle’ are ‘severe points’, however insisted that they did not breach any broadcast requirements in airing the present.

'We sincerely apologise': In a lengthy letter obtained by The Wash, Nine apologised for the way that the reality show made some viewers feel

‘We sincerely apologise’: In a prolonged letter obtained by The Wash, Nine apologised for the best way that the fact present made some viewers really feel

No problems: Nine also acknowledged that 'bullying and conflict' are 'serious issues', but insisted that they didn't breach any broadcast standards in airing the show

No issues: Nine additionally acknowledged that ‘bullying and battle’ are ‘severe points’, however insisted that they did not breach any broadcast requirements in airing the present

The eighth season of Married At First Sight Australia was probably the most complained about season of the present.

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) acquired greater than 50 official complaints – a document quantity for the watchdog.

‘A big proportion of the complaints alleged this system included personally abusive interchanges between contributors by gaslighting, social, verbal and psychological abuse and that this system perpetuated and promoted the theme of home abuse,’ an ACMA spokesperson advised The Each day Telegraph in an announcement.

Too far? While airing, Married At First Sight had come under fire for some of the sexual content and claims of bullying and gaslighting

Too far? Whereas airing, Married At First Sight had come below hearth for a number of the sexual content material and claims of bullying and gaslighting

In accordance with a report by The Wash, many viewers took offence at scenes involving controversial couple Melissa Rawson and Bryce Ruthven. 

‘Beneath the co-regulatory system, the ACMA will refer complainants to the broadcaster within the first occasion,’ the media watchdog mentioned.

‘If the complainant doesn’t obtain a response from the broadcaster inside 60 days, or shouldn’t be happy with the response, they might refer their grievance to the ACMA who might select to research.’

Drama: The eighth season of Married At First Sight Australia was the most complained about season of the show

Feuds: The season featured physical fights and name calling

Drama: The eighth season of Married At First Sight Australia was probably the most complained about season of the present 

In accordance with ACMA, many viewers raised ‘considerations over the scenes involving Melissa and Bryce’.

Moreover, a Change.org petition demanded Nine subject an apology for airing ‘triggering’ scenes involving the ‘gaslighting’ groom and his long-suffering spouse.

The petition, which has acquired 2,500 signatures in below 24 hours and now has over 15,000, can be calling for Nine to acknowledge its alleged ‘failure of obligation of care’ in the direction of Melissa.

‘This season of Married at First Sight Australia contains a couple, Melissa and Bryce, who painting an extreme quantity of DV indicators which aren’t being dealt with by the community appropriately,’ the petition states.

Details: Many viewers took offence at scenes involving controversial couple Melissa and Bryce

Particulars: Many viewers took offence at scenes involving controversial couple Melissa and Bryce

‘There’s a clear failure of obligation of care to Melissa throughout filming of the present, permitting her to stay in a poisonous and harmful surroundings together with her companion for the “profit” of the community.’

‘She is being topic to gaslighting, emotional manipulation, isolation, and numerous different textbook indicators of a controlling and or abusive relationship,’ the petition goes on to assert, including that the scenes are ‘extremely triggering and hectic to observe’.

It continues: ‘This petition is for the Nine Community to acknowledge and apologise for letting Melissa undergo this and in addition airing such a horrible relationship on TV with out doing something to showcase that the connection is clearly not wholesome.’

Regardless of the backlash, Bryce and Melissa have remained collectively for the reason that collection went off air and at the moment are engaged on their very own podcast collectively.

The last laugh! Despite the backlash, Bryce and Melissa have remained together since the series went off air and are now working on their own podcast together

The final giggle! Regardless of the backlash, Bryce and Melissa have remained collectively for the reason that collection went off air and at the moment are engaged on their very own podcast collectively

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