“We’re paid just $150 a day for 12 hour days over the course of 10 weeks,” he spills.
“The boys are supplied condoms next to the bed and producers really push for them to have sex,” he adds.
Not only that the couples are contracted to stay together.
“We are on contract for 12 months after the show wraps. They must wear their wedding rings for three months after filming has wrapped and are not allowed to have girlfriends or be seen with other girls until the reunion airs,” he continues.
And according to Star 104 the application process is insane.
“Anyone who makes it onto the show faces police checks, psychiatric testing, an avalanche of paperwork and like a bajillion questionnaires,” the website claims.
Two MAFS brides also told Mamamia that the filming was long and relentless: "The wedding was filmed from 7am until 4am the following day... they make you film it over and over again.”
Davina Rankin also claimed the contestants are encouraged to cause drama.
“Producers encourage controversy. This year they’ve really taken the leash off and they’ve allowed [bad behaviour],’ she told Daily Mail.
“ ... I think there’s a plan as to how they want to design the show. So in terms of scripting, it’s not, ‘you need to say this and you need to say that’ — that’s not how it’s scripted. I think your commitment ceremonies are very much set up in a way to address any of the controversies that’s happened within the show.”