Married At First Sight's Seb Guilhaus was arrested on Friday after police raided his Adelaide home and allegedly seized $90,000 worth of methamphetamine.
The 35-year-old was then charged with one count of trafficking in a commercial quantity of methamphetamine at Adelaide Magistrates Court and has remained behind bars ever since.
Just hours before his arrest, Seb opened up to friend and journalist Joshua Fox for what turned out to be an ominous interview for Yahoo Lifestyle about how Australia's perception of who he is has always been wrong.
“I guess I was very much regarded as a 'Prince Charming' by everyone after appearing on Married At First Sight, and some of those qualities are me, but there are many different characteristics [to who I am],” Seb reflected, after first finding fame when matched with fan favourite Elizabeth Sobinoff in 2020 and then enjoying a 14-month picture-perfect relationship together.
“I've never really felt like I've had an identity. I found a lot of resistance as a young human being and have [always] had so little self esteem throughout the majority of my life. My head has always been filled with anxiety, lack of self-worth, internal fears.”
Seb's lifelong battle with his mental health was only heightened after his very public split from Elizabeth in early 2021, which left him seeking therapy, taking a break from social media and questioning who he is as a person more than ever in the year that followed.
Eventually, and like many other reality stars before him, Seb was enticed by the apparent overnight riches that adult platform OnlyFans can bring and quickly went from 'Prince Charming' to one of Australia's most prolific porn stars.
“I knew the announcement about OnlyFans would be a massive shock to my audience, and naturally, I got resistance – 10,000 messages of hate in the first week. [But] now I'm done with trying to please everyone externally. [Doing OnlyFans] has been so liberating within myself and within my mental confines.
Speaking directly about the judgement he receives as a sex worker, Seb concluded: “It's all societal programming. I bet in 20 years it'll be a new set of rules. It's all subjective. I'm very much about pushing humanity and I want to be more human.”
Several hours later, Seb's home was raided, and he was arrested.
Reflecting on this news, his former co-star Mishel Karen told Daily Mail Australia on Tuesday that appearing on the show – and the aftermath - has slowly “taken it's toll” on Seb's mental health, leaving him “stressed, anxious and unable to relax” in public.
Meanwhile, fellow co-star, and close friend Hayley Vernon, says she knew Seb “was struggling with his mental health, gravitating to me to help and guide him - I just wish I had known what was (allegedly) going on so I could have helped him.”
Mental health support for yourself or a loved one can be found by calling Lifeline on 13 11 14, Mensline on 1300 789 978, or the Kids Helpline on 1800 551 800.Online support is available via Beyond Blue.
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