Married At First Sight: The REAL reason Poppy freaked out on her day

Married At First Sight bride Poppy Jennings had an emotional breakdown on her day, supposedly because she was missing her children.

But the 38-year-old single mother has since revealed that being apart from her twin sons wasn't the only reason why she was so upset.

Poppy told TV Week on Monday that she panicked because she didn't feel an 'instant connection' with her husband, FIFO worker Luke Eglin.

Revealed: The REAL reason Married At First Sight's Poppy Jennings (pictured) freaked out on her wedding day - and it wasn't just because she was missing her children

Revealed: The REAL reason Married At First Sight's Poppy Jennings (pictured) freaked out on her day - and it wasn't just because she was missing her children

'I brought all my closest friends all that way to witness my second marriage, and then there wasn't that instant connection with Luke,' she said.

'I just started to panic as well about, "What am I doing here? I've left my kids."'

Poppy, a photographer from Wollongong, was already feeling anxious the day before the ceremony and having second thoughts.

Several factors: The 38-year-old single mother has since revealed that being apart from her twin sons wasn't the only reason why she was so upset

Several factors: The 38-year-old single mother has since revealed that being apart from her twin sons wasn't the only reason why she was so upset

'I was by myself in this massive house near the Blue Mountains,' she said.

'All my guests were at a different hotel. I was on my own and I had all this time to think about it. I was actually messaging my friends saying, "I can't do it."'

Despite her cold feet, she decided not to cancel the because so many guests had travelled from far afield to attend.

No spark: Poppy told TV Week on Monday that she panicked because she didn't feel an instant spark with her 'husband', Luke Eglin. Pictured after their wedding

No spark: Poppy told TV Week on Monday that she panicked because she didn't feel an instant spark with her 'husband', Luke Eglin. Pictured after their

The ceremony, which was filmed in September, was apparently so traumatic for Poppy that she 'can barely even remember it'. 

Married At First Sight's season premiere certainly didn't disappoint on Monday night.

Just minutes after exchanging vows with Luke, Poppy broke down because she desperately missed her two-year-old twin sons.

'I was actually messaging my friends saying,

'I was actually messaging my friends saying, "I can't do it"': Poppy, a photographer from Wollongong, added that she was already feeling anxious the day

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