MAFS UK: why are people trying to figure out if Tayah Victoria is pregnant?

The rumour mill is in overdrive after she teased a big announcement

Married At First Sight Tayah pregnant

by Nathan Katnoria |
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After four weeks of relationship drama, cheating scandals and even a recoupling, Married At First Sight UK comes to an end next week (SOB) when the couples decide whether they want to make the ultimate commitment.

While the likes of Alexis Economou and Jordan Mundell and Megan Poole and Bob Veysey have seen their whirlwind romances break down, one couple still going strong is Tayah Victoria and Adam Aveling, whose relationship has managed to stay relatively stress-free throughout the experiment.

The pair are so loved up that they’ve even sparked pregnancy rumours after teasing a huge announcement.

Married At First Sight Tayah pregnant

In a preview clip for the final dinner party of the series, which aired at the end of last night’s episode of the E4 show, Tayah and Adam were seen telling their gobsmacked co-stars, “We’re expecting.”

Following the cliffhanger ending, viewers flocked to social media to speculate about what the couple could be teasing – with many suggesting they were expecting their first child.

One posted, “Sorry… did Tayah just say she’s expecting???????????"


A third said, “I’m just going to assume that Tayah isn’t saying they’re expecting a baby for my own sanity. Because seriously,” while another commented, “Don’t tell me Tayah is pregnant?! #MAFSUK.”

CHECK OUT 28 things you didn't know about Married At First Sight


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**A LOT of people applied to take part in Married at First Sight 2016.**Over 1,500 people applied to take part in the first series, but experts whittled them down to just three couples.

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**HOWEVER over in Australia, not everyone who appears on the show actually applied.**Yep, season six groom Sam Ball revealed in a BTS exposé on his Instagram that his 'on-screen' wife, Elizabeth Sobinoff, didn't actually apply for the show and was in fact, scouted.

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**AND the first UK series was pushed back because a LOT of people got cold feet.**According to reports, Channel 4 was forced to push back Married At First Sight UK twice because candidates kept getting cold feet.

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**They take their matchmaking VERY seriously.**Married At First Sight sees a panel of experts – including evolutionary anthropologist Anna Machin, psycho-sexual therapist and psychologist Jo Coker, psychology professor Dr Mark Coulson and priest Reverend Nick Devenish – working together to pair up singletons. They genuinely want this experiment to work.

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**Which means that the application process is INTENSE.**The experts put candidates through workshops, interviews, background checks, various tests and personality questionnaires (some of which can take over 12 hours to complete) until they had 15 candidates with particularly strong matches. They narrowed this down even further when they took dealbreakers into account, such as smoking. In the end, for the first series, three strong couples were identified and matched - although only two of them ever made it down the aisle!

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**BUT, in Australia, some of the cast have claimed the matching isn't quite so, err, thought through...**Indeed, single hopeful Lauren Huntriss took to her Instagram to tell fans, "God MAFS is so full of s--t. Lol OK John [Robertson - one of the love experts] we all know you did not spend months finding the perfect match."Producers pulled ppl (like me) off the street just weeks before lol."

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**The wedding is a CIVIL CEREMONY.**To avoid criticism from religious groups, all of the marriages on Married At First Sight begin with a civil ceremony. You can find out more about the legalities and requirements of a civil ceremony here.

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**Are Weddings on Married at first sight real?**Yes they are legit. A legal wedding requires a marriage license, containing vital information of the spouse - and couples do sign one immediately after the ceremony.

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**But they ARE given legal protection if it all goes wrong.**Speaking to The Wrap, Chris Coelen - who works on the US version of the show - explained, "There is a prenup that is built in. It's a very short, brief prenup. It basically says what they walk in to [the marriage with], is what they walk out of the marriage with."We want to give them some protection walking in. If for some reason it does not work out, at least you are protected with this basic form. You are not going to get yourself into any legal trouble. Once they are in to the marriage, everything is completely up to them."

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**Meanwhile, in the land down under, the weddings AREN'T real.**Yup, the Aussie cast merely 'promise' their love to one another at a faux wedding (complete with all their family and friends), before then attending commitment ceremonies to assess the progress of their relationships.

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**Couples DON'T get paid to take part.**As Jessie J would say, it's not about the money, money, money.

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**But they DO get an all-expenses paid honeymoon.**So that's something, eh?

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**However, in Australia, they do get paid a flat day rate.**Season six's resident drama queen, Jessika Power, revealed that while the Aussie cast do, in fact, get paid, it's not a huge amount at £83 a day (or $150 Australian dollars).

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**They DO have to live together for six weeks.**Yup, couples spend six weeks living together as man and wife – at the end of which they decide whether to stay together or call it a day. You can imagine the former doesn't usually happen.

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But, if they fall out, the couples can **ask for a separate apartment. Well, in Australia, at least.**In MAFS Australia season six, several of the couples ended up needing separate apartments, with Ines and Bronson getting the ball rolling and, further down the line, Tamara and Dan following suit.

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**Some of the couples DIDN'T know it would be televised.**Wait, what?Participant Emma Rathbone - who married James Ord-Hume for the first series of the show, told This Morning, "Initially I didn't know it would be televised. I'm finding the television part very difficult."

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**The first UK season ended entirely in divorce.**Yes, all of the couples ended up splitting after the six weeks. One couple, Jason and Kate, split just two weeks after their wedding after Jason was found on Tinder. Another couple (Sam and Jack) pulled out before the wedding but, in a bizarre twist, were seeing each other secretly after the show finished filming... but then broke up. And the final couple, James and Emma, stayed together til the November after the February wedding but broke up after saying it "didn't feel natural". And a bit forced. Funny, that.

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**The show WILL help pay for a divorce - but there's a catch.**According to the executive producer of the US show, if the couples decide to go for divorce, Married At First Sight does not bear the divorce costs. He added that they provide assistance only "within a certain period" to cover the legal costs, although the amount provided is very nominal.

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**You CAN apply to take part in it.**To apply, send your name, phone number, age, location and email address to:

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**But you CAN'T have been married before.**According to the Channel 4 website, you are only allowed to apply if you do not have any children and have never been married. They're very traditional, clearly.

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**And they WILL need to know your physical data.**Yup, they need to do a DNA test, and they'll ask for your physical data, such as hip to waist ratio in women and hip to shoulder in men.

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The show originated in DENMARK.… where none of those couples who initially walked down the aisle stayed married, we'd like to point out.

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**There are a LOT of other versions of Married At First Sight.**In addition to UK and Australia, the show has German, Finnish, and Bulgarian editions - all of which have produced successful unions.

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**However it HAS sparked controversy.**The show particularly irked the folk of Australia, with the public starting up a petition to get it taken off the air. They said, "This television show is a disgrace. It is morally unsound and should not be aired on Australian television."

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Couples are contractually obliged to stay married for the duration of filming.So 2019 couple Jonathan and Stephanie breaking up literally days after their nuptials made media circulations a little awkward.

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**And, in Australia, they can't resume their day jobs until the show finishes airing...**Season six's Jessika Power spilled the tea, claiming, "You can't work until the show finishes airing, and you've done all your publicity and that's like a month. Probably about a six-seven month process [overall]."

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**There are a few success stories.**But sadly not from this side of the pond. The US series' Jamie Otis and Doug Hehner are still going strong and have welcomed a daughter, and their series co-stars Cortney Hendrix and Jason Carrion are still married, too.

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Plenty of MAFS stars have gone onto cash in on their experience. MAFS 2016 star Clark Sherwood has gone onto write about his marriage for a number of publications, and of course, Ben Jardine has become a bonafide celebrity Z lister in his own right.

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But despite all of the speculation, Tayah recently hit out at claims she was with child when one fan thought they’d spotted a baby bump in one of her Instagram snaps.

The 25-year-old reality star fumed, “This is such a damaging comment, I’m a thin person as well so you really need to check yourself before you comment such damaging things to young women.”

Many others have suggested that Tayah and Adam could be welcoming a puppy into their family, but should we really be THIS invested in whether she is pregnant or not?

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Fans are frantically searching online to find out whether Tayah is pregnant, but the Married At First Sight UK cast are strictly forbidden from revealing ANY details about their relationships until after the series is over to avoid spoiling the show for fans and aren’t even allowed to follow each other on Instagram while it’s still airing on our screens.

Besides, is Tayah’s potential pregnancy actually any of our business? Yes, we have watched her relationship with Adam blossom on the show and we’re of course rooting for their relationship, but it’s important to remember that they’re real people with boundaries.

It’s unfair to speculate or comment on her body until she makes an announcement herself - or doesn’t, as the case may be.

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