MAFS 2020: Mikey Pembroke opens up about his famous ex-girlfriend

Married At First Sight 2020: Mikey Pembroke reveals his famous ex-girlfriend - and says she was mortified when he told her about the show Do you know a MAFS 2020 contestant? Email [email protected] 

By Joe Scek For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 01:21 GMT, 3 February 2020 | Updated: 01:22 GMT, 3 February 2020

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He's set to become a household name when Married At First Sight's seventh season premieres on Monday night.

And ahead of his TV debut, Mikey Pembroke has opened up about his famous ex-girlfriend, Ninja Warrior Katie Williams. 

He told TV Week that his former fame, 25, was 'shocked' by his decision to appear on the controversial dating series.  

MAFS' 2020: Mikey Pembroke opened up about his famous ex-girlfriend in an interview with TV WEEK on Monday ...just HOURS before he's set to meet his new 'wife' later tonight

MAFS' 2020: Mikey Pembroke opened up about his famous ex-girlfriend in an interview with TV WEEK on Monday ...just HOURS before he's set to meet his new 'wife' later tonight

Mikey, 29, said that as soon as word spread he was going to appear on MAFS, Katie raced over to his house and banged on his door. 

'She was in shock, she was like, "I can't believe you would go and do this,"' he said.

Katie, who is a world champion sprinter and six-time national champion, was featured on the first season of Australian Ninja Warrior.

Mikey described theiAfter supporting Katie's television run on Ninja Warrior from the sidelines, Mikey is now reveling in his own moment in the spotlight

'Very competitive': After supporting Katie's television run on Ninja Warrior from the sidelines, Mikey is now reveling in his own moment in the spotlight with MAFS set

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