A former MAFS casting agent has said she wouldn’t advise anyone to go on the hit reality show.

During a chat on 2DayFM’s Hughesy, Ed & Erin show, former Married at First Sight casting agent Maddie said that it’s a gamble how participants are portrayed and who they’re matched with on the series and would recommend against taking part.

“I had to give anyone advice. But I mean you, because you, there is always the risk that you’re gonna end up with someone that’s a bit dodgy,” she said.

Maddie told the hosts that about one in five people she approached to audition for MAFS said yes. She also told the hosts that the participants aren’t aware of whether they’ll get a good or bad edit, but have “indications”.

“They get indications [if they are going to be portrayed as a villain] because of the questions that the PR producers ask them as well and their little voxies that they do on the side,” she said.

She added, “Producers definitely don’t pull the beside and say, Hey, this is what’s gonna happen. You’re gonna get absolutely grilled and hauled through the coals.”

As for Bronte, who was one of the brides in Monday night’s premiere episode, Maddy said that she doesn’t think she’ll receive a villain edit.

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“I think she sounds really sincere when you watch her speaking and she sounds like she really wanted it to work out well,” she said.

In the episode, Bronte was left shellshocked after her friend, Jessica, revealed at the wedding that groom Harrison had been dating her friend on the outside.

Jessica told Bronte that the woman was a young blonde woman that Harrison planned on going back to after the wedding. However, a source told Daily Mail Australia that his relationship with the mystery woman, who was later revealed the be The Bachelor contestant Abby Miller, wasn’t as serious as it was made out to be.

‘The whole thing was blown out of proportion,” an insider told the publication.

“Jess wanted her five minutes of fame and exaggerated the nature of Harrison’s relationship with Abby just to get time in front of the camera.

“Harrison and Abby knew each other for no more than a month and a half.”

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