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Married At First Sight

MAFS’ Martha admits the show has taken a toll on her mental health

“I’m leaving the country!”

By TV Week team
She isn't usually one to show her emotion, but it's clear the drama has affected Martha's wellbeing.
The MAFS star tells TV WEEK she's been "struggling" to cope with the backlash following her involvement in Jess and Dan's affair, and feels she has no option but to leave the country.
"I'm trying to deal with it, but I'm definitely struggling," she says.
"I had to take two sleeping tablets last night because my anxiety was at an all-time high.
"I've had death threats, people commenting… I'm so over it. I just can't wait for it [the drama] to end."
Martha is "over" the drama of the show.
Martha says that after the final commitment ceremony – where she stuck up for Jess when she was attacked by the group for "cheating" on Mick – she was bombarded with hate mail.
"My phone was blowing up," she explains. "I received about 1000 messages. I was about to throw it against the wall. People forget it's entertainment. They take it so seriously."
Though Martha has been embroiled in drama on the series, she's also found love with her husband Michael.
Martha reveals she gets along with Michael so well because they are 'similar' and are laidback about how their future will pan out.
"I know it comes across as if I'm very demanding on the show, but in reality I'm not like that at all," she tells TV WEEK. "That's why me and Michael work so well. I'm pretty easy going and he's chilled."
Martha and Michael are on of the series' happiest couples!
Married At First Sight airs Monday to Wednesday, 7:30pm and Sunday, 7pm, on Nine Network.

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