Amber Bowles, a trainer from Charlotte, North Carolina, rapidly turned a fan favourite on Lifetime’s Married at First Sight when she married former basketball participant Matt Gwynne on season 9. Matt and Amber’s marriage was notoriously ill-fated, and so they finally determined to go their separate methods.
But it seems that Amber and Matt’s divorce course of has been quite a bit longer than their precise marriage was. On the April 29 Lifetime particular, Married at First Sight: Where Are They Now, Amber claimed that Matt was refusing to signal the divorce papers she’d repeatedly served him.
Amber’s Married at First Sight season 9 castmate, Elizabeth Bice—who remains to be married to her Lifetime expert-selected husband, Jamie Thompson—not too long ago interviewed Matt’s soon-to-be-ex for her YouTube channel. The 27-year-old, who’s now courting somebody new, opened up about the place she and Matt are by way of their divorce.
Amber claimed that Matt dragged his ft when it got here to the divorce
Elizabeth requested Amber to let viewers know the place she and Matt had been of their ongoing divorce saga. After ready the period of time required for a authorized separation in North Caroline, Amber instructed Elizabeth that she mailed the paperwork to Matt in Sept. 2019, as quickly as their Married at First Sight season stopped airing. In truth, she despatched them alongside 3 times, however in response to Amber, her ex by no means signed the separation papers.
Given Matt’s refusal to reply, Amber finally selected to pursue an absolute divorce as an alternative. All Matt needed to do, she defined, was acknowledge that he acquired the supplies. But as a result of Matt lacks a constant house handle, in response to Amber, it was troublesome to trace down his handle in any respect, not to mention to ship him licensed mail.
Ultimately, the Married at First Sight star mentioned, it took Matt till July 27, 2020, to acknowledge that he acquired the paperwork, settle for the divorce, and switch down the possibility to contest it.
Amber’s reduction was seen as she revealed, “It’s finally in the works. I’m officially going to be divorced in September.”
As for the explanations for Matt’s postponement of the inevitable, Amber instructed Elizabeth she nonetheless couldn’t determine it out. She knew Matt didn’t need to be married to her, so she was baffled by his lack of cooperation.
“You would think that someone who hated me so much would want to get divorced,” she mused.
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She alleged that her ex was courting at the very least two ladies
Next, Amber’s Married at First Sight castmate chimed in with some tidbits about Matt’s alleged courting actions today. Elizabeth claimed that Matt had been noticed with at the very least two completely different ladies in current months—and so they had been reportedly just a little too near house for his ex-wife.
“I want to go ahead and pull the fact up that he is dating someone in your building right now, and he’s also dating someone in your boyfriend’s building, too,” Elizabeth claimed in the course of the interview, “because you see him with two different girls in these places…As of right now, Amber sees him at two different locations with two different girls.”
While Amber didn’t give any extra details about her ex’s supposedly very lively courting life, she didn’t deny Elizabeth’s claims.
The Married at First Sight stars mirrored on Amber’s sophisticated relationship with Matt—and his alleged historical past of courting a number of ladies at one time, even whereas they had been married and residing collectively. Elizabeth claimed that, throughout filming, she really received a number of screenshots from individuals she knew round Charlotte that urged Matt was in town with different ladies all through his transient marriage to Amber.
The ‘Married at First Sight’ star additionally claimed that Matt’s hygiene was missing
Amber additionally shared some less-than-savory particulars about Matt’s hygiene habits.
Elizabeth jokingly requested Amber if she’d ever “swirled” Matt’s toothbrush in the bathroom like they’d talked about after every thing went down between the troubled couple. But, in response to Amber, there was one drawback: He didn’t personal a toothbrush—at the very least not that she ever noticed.
“Y’all remember he said he didn’t brush his teeth, right?” the Married at First Sight star exclaimed. “Yeah, he didn’t have a toothbrush, so I couldn’t really swirl it in the toilet.”
Matt’s ex admitted that she was disgusted by having to kiss Matt when filming for Lifetime lastly got here to an in depth.
“At the end of the season, when I hated him, I still had to fake kiss him, knowing that he [doesn’t] brush his teeth,” Amber complained, trying greater than just a little grossed out.
While Matt and Amber’s love story might need been, uh, just a little lackluster, it’s a reduction for a lot of Married at First Sight followers to know that it could be coming to an official finish this month in the end.