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Marriage at First Sight Australia Season 10 Episode 24 Review: Breakups And Runaways

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Married at first sight Australia Season 10 Episode 24 Credits: Nine

Marriage at First Sight Australia season 10 released Episode 24 of the series on March 8, 2023. This is a reality show for people who love a little bit of romance and experimentation. This is not your usual dating show or reality show. The concept is bizarre, but it is entertaining. The episode serves all the drama. You need breakups, runaways, etc. 

The show deals with romance, and with romance, by default, arrives drama, misunderstanding, and fights. So almost all the episodes of Married at First sight are filled with these, and Episode 24 did not fall behind either. 

What is Marriage at First Sight About?

Married at first sight Season 10

Married at First Sight Season 10 Cast Credits: Nine

Marriage at First Sight is an Australian Reality TV Show that airs on nine networks from Monday to Wednesday. The show began airing in 2015 and has ten seasons as of now. It is an adaptation of the Danish TV show Gift Ved Første Blik. The show is a social experiment consisting of experts and a group of strangers. Now, what is the experiment? The experts pair together a group of strangers.

The strangers then get married, not a real marriage, because that, obviously, means trouble. They engage in a sort of commitment ceremony. Can you imagine getting married without knowing anything about your significant other? It sounds a lot like arranged marriage to me. 

The couples meet for the first time at the altar and then go on their wedding night, and then to the honeymoon. The couple will live together for a period of time, and each week they get to decide if they want to stay in the relationship or not during the commitment ceremony.

Marriage at First Sight Australia Season 10 Contestants 

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Married at first sight Australia season 10 Cast Credits: Nine

Bronte Schofield and Harrison Boon

Bronte, 28 years old, works as an online beauty educator. She is from western Australia and gets into heartbreaking situationships with men. Her partner in the show is Harrison, who is a 32-year-old Builder with a very dry sense of humor. He is a single dad of a three-year-old boy. 

Alyssa Barmonde and Duncan James

Alyssa, 35 years old, grew up in Utah and worked as an Executive Assistant. She has a two-year-old son, whom she prioritizes above anything else. She is paired with Duncan, a 36-year-old from Sydney. He works in Cybersecurity sales and is quick to get into relationships but regrets later. 

Caitlin McConville and Shannon Adams

Caitlin is 27 years old and is from Queensland. She is a makeup artist who falls in love with the worst of men. Shannon is Caitlin’s partner in the show. Heis 30 years old. He is a personal trainer with a three-year-old daughter looking to settle down with someone who accepts him for himself. 

Melissa Sheppard and Josh White

Melissa is the oldest here. She is 41 years old and believes this to be her last shot at love. She works as a hairdresser. She is paired up with Josh White, who is 40 years old. He is an Advertising Client Director who loves Disney and his two kids.  

Sandy Jawanda and Dan Hunjas

Sandy is a 36-year-old Dental Hygienist from Victoria. She doesn’t have much experience with men. In the show, she has paired with DanIn the show. She is paired with Dan. He is a 42-year-old Digital Marketing business owner from Gold Coast. He has a daughter who is sixteen. He got married twice before appearing on the show to look for his ‘the one.’ Lyndall Grace and Cameron Woods

Lynadall is a 27-year-old accountant from Western Australia. She has Cystic Fibrosis, so she was not expecting to live long, but the new medication gives her hope at living a long life and finding love. Cameron, who is also twenty-seven, is Lyndall’s pair. He is a Carpenter who grew up on a farm. Cameron never had a girlfriend.

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Married at first sight Season 10 cast getting married Credits: Nine

Claire Nomarhas and Jesse Burford

31-year-old Claire was brought up in a Greek household. She is a Kindergarten assistant from Victoria. Her partner in the show is Jesse. He is a 30-year-old Marriage celebrant. He used to be in a heavy metal band, an experience he makes use of when officiating marriages. 

Janelle Han and Adam Seed

Janelle is a beauty influencer from Western Australia. She was brought up strictly by her Singaporean Chinese family. The 28-year-old also suffers from Lupus. She is matched with Adam Seed, who is a 35-year-old businessman. His previous relationship lasted for ten years. 

Melinda Willis and Layton Mills

Melina is a CEO and belongs to the fashion and beauty industry. She is a confident 32-year-old businesswoman from Queensland. And her partner in the show is a CEO in the biotech industry, Layton. This 35-year-old began his entrepreneurial journey when he was nineteen. 

Tahnee Cook and Ollie Skelton

Tahnee is a 27-year-old PR Manager from New South Wales. She is described as Bubbly. She is paired up with the charismatic Ollie. Ollie is 26 years old and works as a voiceover artist. He is also looking for the one.

Tayla Winter and Hugo Armstrong

Tayla, a 27-year-old nurse from Tasmania, is someone who loves to be the center of attention. Her last relationship was not great because she found her boyfriend of six years cheating. Hugo, aged 32, is an IT account Executive.

He is from New South Wales. He is described as a goofball. He is also said to have extremely high standards for women. Other than the couples, we also got relationship experts like John Aiken and Mel Schilling alongside sexologist Alessandra Rampolla.

Married at First Sight Australia Season 10 Episode 24 Recap & Review

Tayla fled the scene in today’s episode. Yes, you heard that right. Taylaa messaged Claire that She was leaving for Tassie after things got hard with Hugo. I am glad she messaged at least one person so everyone knows where she is instead of getting worried.

But that doesn’t make what she did right. Her profile about being the center of attention was not a lie because this incident was going to grab all the attention. Initially, Hugo is unaware of the whereabouts of Tayla. It is a shame, as claire rightly puts it. Hugo deserves clarity and closure from Tayla. 

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Married at first sight Season 10, Harrison and Tayla

The next couple that faces trouble in paradise is obviously Bronte and Harrison. Harrison, in the earlier episodes, dumps Bronte via a text. Trust me, If I was dumped via text after my partner or experimental partner told me he didn’t want to leave me. I would be angry and confused too. Harrison wants reassurance from Bronte that their relationship is not fake.

The answer Bronte gave him was not something Harrison wanted to hear, which is what I assume from what happened in the show. But he texted her these exact words after their discussion ‘This relationship is done.’ A similar fiasco happened in the earlier episodes, too. There again, Harrison broke up with Bronte over text. This man must love breaking up.

This is Bronte’s version, and we need to know both sides. According to Harrison, Bronte said she wanted to go home. And this made him end the relationship. Later, we see both of them crying, but it is very obvious that nobody believes Harrison’s tears to be real. “Every time Harrison tears up – god bless him – he actually doesn’t cry,” comments Ollie. Then we see Claire informing Hugo that Tayla ran away.

He takes a minute to digest the information,n but we don’t see any dramatic reaction from him. He admits to the crew that he was shocked hearing the news as he was expecting closure, but he is just going to enjoy the night with his friends. If I was Hugo, I would have the exact reaction. I guess whatever drama happens between you and your partner, just mention to them that you are leaving.

Tayla wasn’t exactly into the relationship, to begin with. We also see that Tayla returns later to give Hugo a second chance, but Hugo doesn’t want her second chance and instead ends their relationship. I am so proud of Hugo for doing this, Tayla has the right to like or dislike a person, but if she doesn’t want a relationship, she should have the guts and decency to end it properly, too, instead of running away.

The issue between Harrison and Bronte is brought up as a topic of discussion by Alyssa. Harrison defends himself, and Bronte storms out of the dinner party. After this, Claire does her job as a friend and rips him apart as a friend should; she asks him the right question, which Harrison obviously does not appreciate. He takes his revenge by questioning Jesse’s and Claire’s relationship.

He accuses Vlaire of only remaining in the relationship to save her image after her kiss with Adam. This causes trouble for them as Harrison’s words get into Jesse’s head. I mean, I understand, Jess. It is hard to trust a partner who betrayed you once. 

Jesse says that he knows Claire sees him as just a friend. He even admits that “The way that Claire and Adam connected that night was the way I wanted to connect with Claire.” We all feel bad for Jesse, and nobody deserves to get cheated and especially not on television. The show ended with Hugo calling it quits with Tayla. 

Our Verdict

This episode had everything you ever want in a reality show. We saw tears from Bronte and Harrison, if we can consider the latter’s to be tears. As much as Harrison was rude, he was not wrong in calling out the relationship between Jesse and Claire. Tayla running away and their subsequent breakup was for sure the highlight of the episode.

I mean, Tayla was shocked when Hugi dumped her, but it was just the consequence of her actions. I really liked the way the episode was structured. It was one dramatic moment after the other. I don’t think one will ever get bored watching the episode. Based on all these factors, we give the show the following rating.

Our Rating: ⭐ (3/5).

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I am Gouri Suresh. I am currently working as a content writer for otakuKart, primarily focusing on writing reviews for movies and TV Series. I am also pursuing my master's in Language, literature, media, and culture.

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