2018 was an explosive year for Married At First Sight. Between Dean Wells and Davina Rankin's infamous cheating scandal, Nasser's outbursts and the surprise re-couplings, we were glued to our screens.
But perhaps the most surprising re-coupled romance between Troy Delmege and Carly Bowyer has come to an end with the couple confirming their split on their respective Instagram accounts.
Carly, who was originally paired with millionaire Justin Fischer, and Troy, who was matched with flight attendant Ashley Irvine, were the couple we never saw coming and were first spotted getting a little bit frisky in a Melbourne park before the show's finale. They went on to date for a PDA-packed nine months, but despite the split, the two have seemingly ended on great terms.
"Troy, my darling, you are something special. You're my best friend and I will always be here for you. It's the end of this chapter but it's not goodbye," Carly posted on her Instagram.
And Troy let his followers know that he only has good things to say about his now ex-girlfriend as well.
"I knew way back when we met at the first dinner party that Carly was a special girl. She captured my heart in so many ways... She was my rock during the experiment and has been ever since... I'll treasure the memories forever... Carly, I wish you all the happiness in the world."
NW previously reported that after the show wrapped filming in March this year, Sydney-based Troy, 35, made the move to Melbourne to be with marketing manager Carly, 32, the couple struggled with the big change.
"Carly is going crazy having Troy around 24/7 and can't see the relationship lasting much longer," an insider exclusively revealed to NW.
"He's been out of work for eight weeks now and just spends all day, every day, messaging her while she's in the office."
Well, that's it for the 2018 contestants, let's hope next year's batch have better luck.
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