EXCLUSIVE: MAFS 2024 in chaos 'as cast walk out and quit'

Photos have emerged of MAFS 2024 contestant Tim Smith walking out on the show.

Production for Married At First Sight's upcoming 11th season has been thrown into chaos in Sydney after cast members have either “walked out” or abruptly “quit the show”.

Yahoo Lifestyle has obtained exclusive footage of groom Tim Smith being followed by a camera man and sound engineer as he walked out of filming last week.

Tim Smith walking out on MAFS 2024
The 2024 season of MAFS has been thrown into chaos. Photo: Supplied/Matrix

The participant looked unimpressed and remained silent as crew members captured him storming out of Skye Suites, where he was filming scenes with his wife upstairs.

Meanwhile, Tim's walk out comes after Daily Mail Australia revealed they'll no longer be a same-sex couple on the upcoming season after groom Simon Flocco quit days before his wedding.


“MAFS wasn't what I thought I wanted at this point in my life, that's all,” Simon told the website, with his decision reportedly leaving producers “running around like headless chickens trying to salvage the situation”

Tim Smith walking away from filming MAFS 2024
Tim Smith walked out on his wife when they were filming at Sydney's Skye Suites. Photo: Supplied/Matrix
Tim Smith walking down the street out of walking out of MAFS 2024
Tim could be seen walking down the street with cameras following him. Photo: Supplied/Matrix

Meanwhile, an insider tells Yahoo Lifestyle that early storylines on the upcoming season 'feel stagnant and repetitive' compared to previous seasons – with early drama 'being centred around one groom dumping his girlfriend to appear on the show'.

Who is Tim Smith?

According to reports, Tim Smith is a real estate agent from Melbourne, who signed up to MAFS as a 'last ditch attempt to find love'.

So Dramatic! reports a source close to Tim said he's in 'desperate need' of the experts' help.

MAFS moves away from 'wannabe influencers'

According to a show’s source, the eleventh season of MAFS is set to focus on the love stories as well as the drama the show is renowned for.

“Producers didn’t want another cast full of young wannabe influencers, so this year they’re including more older couples, including the oldest groom to ever appear on the show,” an insider told Yahoo Lifestyle.

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