MAFS: Michael and Martha's shock split
Until the hype died down..
They’re one of two couples who came out of Married at First Sight together.
But despite Martha Kalifatidis, 31, and Michael Brunelli, 28, appearing to be living out their fairytale romance, sources tell New Idea it’s very different behind closed doors.
WATCH this video to see where the cracks started to show in Michael and Martha's romance:
A source close to the couple reveals: “They made a pact that they would stay together until the hype from the show died down, to maximise their opportunities.
"Martha is savvy, she knows they are more valuable together than they are apart.”
The source says that while Michael is ready to call it quits, Martha is holding on to the primary school teacher just to score an invite to the Logies, which has always been her ultimate dream.
“She wants to use it as an opportunity to go all out and dress up for the red carpet,” the source dishes.
“Now that she’s got her wish, you can put money on the fact that she will dump him within a month of attending.”
WATCH Michael film a behind-the-scenes look at Martha's fashion selfies:
Rumours have been swirling that Michael and Martha’s relationship is not genuine.
Just last week, Martha flew to Sydney solo to see friends, and despite being ‘husband and wife’, the pair both moved back in with their parents.
“Martha is only focused on two things at the moment – her YouTube channel and increasing her Instagram followers,” a source explains.
“Her relationship with Michael is at the bottom of her priority list.”
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