Former Married at First Sight star Ines Basic has revealed her time on the controversial dating show actually helped her overcome past traumas.
The admission may come as a shock to some viewers, after several former contestants have spoken out in recent years about the detrimental affects MAFS had on their mental health.
The 29-year-old was one of the most controversial stars to appear on season six back in 2019, after she cheated on on-screen husband Bronson Norrish with Sam Ball.
Ines copped intense backlash and trolling in the aftermath of the show, but has since revealed going on MAFS has actually done wonders for her mental health.
When asked on an Instagram Q&A if she regretted signing up for the show, Ines responded: "Never, ever, ever, ever."
"If it wasn't for that experience, I never would have gotten to work on so many unresolved traumatic issues that I had that hadn't come up yet that surfaced during filming and after filming.
"This is a bit personal but I had a very violent and troubled upbringing and a lot of trauma came up during and after and I spent two and a half years in therapy.
"So if it wasn't for that experience I wouldn't be who I am today. A much healed and healthier version of myself."
Ines went on to say that while she was grateful for her time on MAFS, the long filming hours did take its toll.
"I feel like people don't understand how hard it is to film a show. It's like 16 hours a day of hardcore filming. It pushes you to your limits."
The OnlyFans star went on to say that she is not currently dating after a breakup in February.
"Only about two or so weeks ago did I fully get over my ex. I thought I was over it but I wasn't," she said.
"I hadn't been in the room that we used to sleep in together until a few weeks ago. It hit me and I broke down. Now I'm fully over him.
The influencer said she has dated surgeons and lawyers in the past, but revealed she wants her next partner to be someone in the public eye whose job is similar to hers.