Married At First Sight's Jessika Power has denied that she was intoxicated in a leaked video in which she was heard joking about drinking and driving, and has told fans she feels deeply apologetic for the footage.
In a lengthy statement posted to Instagram Stories on Monday, the 27-year-old wrote: 'I have felt such an overwhelming need to apologise about the video that aired on Channel 9 last night that has been taken out of context.'
She continued: 'I was not intoxicated in the video, yes I had two glasses of wine at dinner (hours before getting in a car).'
Sorry: On Monday, Married at First Sight's Jessika Power (pictured) shared an emotional statement To Instagram Stories denying she drove while intoxicated in a leaked liquor store video and apologised to fans for the footage
Jess added: 'As anybody could see I am completely over exaggerating my words and actions to the camera. There is no way I would go out in public let alone drive a car if I was that ''drunk".'
However, she was apologetic and told her fans: 'I can see the carelessness of the video and how insensitive I came across to any family members or victims of drink driving. This was never my intention and I apologise.
'My auntie and I are against drink driving and would never endorse or participate in it. I understand that I have a little growing up to do in my decision making and the effect my choices have on others.'
In a lengthy statement posted to Instagram Stories on Monday, the 27-year-old wrote: 'I have felt such an overwhelming need to apologise about the video... I was not intoxicated in the video.' Jessika's statement is pictured in full
Jess went on to say that she now had to be more cautious about what she shared on the Snapchat app, where the video originated.
Daily Mail Australia has reached out to Channel Nine for comment.
The statement comes after the controversial video, which was shared to Jessika's Snapchat account before being deleted, was leaked.
It shows the TV bride behind the wheel with her aunt Rebecca Clair and their