Farmer Wants A Wife promised to bring "real-love" back to our screens this year with its reality TV revival but it looks as though the show's poster couple, Neil Seaman chose Justine Adams, may have broken up.
Speculation over the split, which has been simmering for months, came under the spotlight thanks to a recent interview with the show's host, Natalie Gruzlewski.
On Wednesday Natalie appeared on Channel Seven's The Morning Show, where she updated viewers on which stars were still together.
"I am still in touch with a few of the couples and I'm very happy to report that one of the main love stories for the series, Neil and Justine, are still together, which is absolutely amazing," Natalie said.
While the presenter claimed the pair were still going strong, a scathing new social media post from Justine suggests otherwise.
Taking to Instagram Stories on Wednesday Justine slammed the interview, stating Natalie's claim was "fake news", all but confirming she's now split from farmer Neil.
Justine shared the news story and clip to her Instagram story with the caption: "@nataliegruzlewski we aren't in touch and you're lying."
Fellow contestant Liz Jelléy went on to re-share Justine's post with her own call-out: "More bulls---t from Channel 7."
Then adding: "Give it a rest. The show failed. Fake news."
To which Farmer Sam added: "Totally agree."
In another compelling twist, the long distance lovers, with Neil based in Crookwell, NSW and Justine living in Queensland, are no longer following each other on Instagram either, which is pretty much the 2020 equivalent of a break-up confirmation.
Justine and Neil have been noticeably absent from one another's social media pages since September.
A month later, in October, Justine shared a snap kissing fellow star Madison, writing to curious fans: "UPDATE: For those of you asking if Neil and I are still together, I've found true love with @madisonmackenziexo. 💖"
Meanwhile, Neil, who is constantly sharing snaps to his profile, hasn't shared a photo with Justine since August.
Now To Love have reached out to Channel Seven and Justine for comment.
This isn't the first time the Farmer Wants A Wife stars have spoken out against the show.
Liz Jelléy compared the production to notoriously scandalous reality dating show Married At First Sight before claiming it was "staged and manipulated".
Fans of the show had expressed their concerns and comparisons to the controversial dating series during the season, a sentiment Liz also shared.
"Most of the producers were off MAFS," she revealed in an interview with Kidspot. "I signed up for the old Farmer Wants A Wife – I didn't sign up for this bullsh*t that I got."
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