Davina Rankin claims MAFS experts are only there to make the show look ...

Davina Rankin claims MAFS experts are only there to make the show look 'legitimate' and never speak to contestants off-camera... and insists producers tell them what to say through earpieces

By Ekin Karasin For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 05:56 GMT, 1 March 2019 | Updated: 05:56 GMT, 1 March 2019

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Married At First Sight's Davina Rankin has claimed the show's experts are only there to make the experiment look 'legitimate'. 

The 27-year-old Instagram model insisted John Aiken, Dr Trisha Stratford and Melanie Schilling never spoke to the contestants off-camera when she appeared on the show last year. 

She also alleged that producers tell the trio what to say through earpieces at the commitment ceremonies - a claim that her co-star Dean Wells also made last month.  

Allegations: Married At First Sight's Davina Rankin has claimed the show's experts are only there to make the experiment look 'legitimate'

Allegations: Married At First Sight's Davina Rankin has claimed the show's experts are only there to make the experiment look 'legitimate'

Davina claimed the experts are simply 'there to make it [the show] look legitimate' in an interview with The Daily Telegraph. 

'We never spoke to them one-on-one off camera,' she said, adding, 'we didn't have anything to do with them ever.'

Rankin added that at the commitment ceremonies, they're getting 'guided' by producers to get the 'right answers' out of participants.   

'Even when you speak to them at the commitment ceremonies they're not actually talking to you, they're talking through the earpiece with the producers,' she said. 

Hmm: The 27-year-old model said of John Aiken, Dr Trisha Stratford and Melanie Schilling: 'We never spoke to them one-on-one off camera. We didn't have anything to do with them ever'

Hmm: The 27-year-old model said of John Aiken, Dr Trisha Stratford and Melanie Schilling: 'We never spoke to them one-on-one off camera. We didn't have anything to do with them ever'

'So they're not actually giving you advice, they're getting guided as to what to ask or to tell us so they can get the right answers out in front of the cameras.'

Rankin also claimed that she needed therapy after the show, so producers put her in touch with someone whose advice

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