‘Married at First Sight’: Michael Storms Off the Stage And Argues With Reunion Host Over Brandon’s Arrest

by Jeremy Spirogis
Taylor Dunklin

Brandon Reid and Taylor Dunklin’s marriage blew up in flames on Lifetime’s Married at First Sight Season 10.

After breaking apart for good on Decision Day, they even each obtained arrested after Taylor’s go to to a bar with a brand new boyfriend allegedly turned bodily. On the Apr. 22 reunion episode, Taylor spoke with reunion host Kevin Frazier in regards to the incident, as Brandon had been requested to remain dwelling as a result of restraining orders on each side.

Meanwhile, their Married at First Sight castmates Michael Watson and Meka Jones additionally broke issues off on Decision Day. But Michael remained shut pals with Brandon, providing him emotional assist after his marriage ended. At the reunion, Michael’s loyalty to Brandon left him feeling offended and flustered, as he was requested to defend his friend’s actions and finally stormed off the stage.

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Taylor defined that she and Brandon have been each issued restraining orders

Frazier sat down with Taylor to get right down to the nitty-gritty
of what occurred in D.C. after Decision Day. “There was an incident that
occurred after Decision Day at a bar in D.C.,” he started.

The Married at First Sight reunion host started by
providing Brandon’s aspect of the story by way of the courtroom filings.

According to Brandon’s perspective, Taylor was the aggressor
in an alleged bodily confrontation. “She confirmed as much as my native restaurant with
one other man,” the courtroom filings learn. “She pushed me after which known as the cops
to state that I had assaulted her. We each ended up going to jail since there
was no proof to assist both of our claims that the opposite individual was the
aggressor. I’ve images to assist her aggressive conduct that night time.”

Meanwhile, Taylor claimed that, after displaying up with a brand new boyfriend at a bar the place Brandon had beforehand labored (however allegedly now not visited), she noticed her ex-husband getting agitated. She claimed that she tried to go away the bar, however Brandon adopted her, escalated the scenario, and finally obtained bodily along with her.

“I attempted to go away. I attempted to go away the place, I obtained
adopted,” the Married at First Sight star claimed.

After arrests and a day in jail for every of them, Brandon
and Taylor needed to seem in courtroom. Mindy and Katie, who have been each current
through the incident, have been requested to look in courtroom to debate the confrontation.

Both have been granted protecting orders that don’t enable them to contact one another in any method, even via a 3rd occasion—which is partly why Brandon wasn’t current on the reunion. “We both don’t want anything to do with each other. So the fact that I’m with whoever I’m with should not be a problem to him,” Taylor argued.

Frazier requested Michael to talk up for Brandon as his friend

Meka spoke up and argued {that a} clear break between Brandon and Taylor was finest for everybody. “It needed to be done,” the Married at First Sight star mentioned. “Their relationship just wasn’t good, and it just wasn’t going to work out anyway. So I think it was good that they were able to go to court and see a judge. I think that’s what they needed.”

Then, Frazier turned to Michael, who’d grow to be quick pals
with Brandon throughout filming. “Michael, I wish to ask you, since you are tight
with Brandon,” he probed. “You were there. What was it like?”

Michael gave a considerably diplomatic and noncommittal reply,
replying merely, “It was attention-grabbing to see how far they’d type of fallen off
from the present so far. It’s a tragic scenario.”

But the reunion host pressed on, asking Michael for extra
particulars on Brandon’s aspect of the story. “You had an opportunity to speak to Brandon.
He’s not right here to defend himself,” he mentioned. “What would you say on his behalf?”

The schooling specialist repeated that he felt Taylor and Brandon ought to transfer on from each other and their poisonous relationship and in direction of larger and higher issues. “I think Brandon’s disappointed about how the marriage worked out,” Michael mentioned rigorously. “I think there was just a lot of things that happened throughout the marriage that probably shouldn’t happen.”

Still, Frazier requested Michael to elaborate additional on why
Brandon thought the confrontation was Taylor’s accountability—and that she was
the one who had allegedly been violent to an extent. “Not as I understand it,”
Brandon mentioned nervously, trying all of the extra uncomfortable about being placed on
the spot.

“Explain to me how you understand how it happened,” Frazier

Meka’s ex-husband lastly replied, “According to the evidence I heard in court, there was some altercation that happened at the bar, but I don’t think it was Brandon.”

Michael pushed again and stormed off the stage in anger

Eventually, visibly agitated in regards to the line of questioning, Michael left his castmates in a huff and headed backstage. “Did Michael just leave?” Frazier requested as the opposite Married at First Sight forged members seemed on in confusion.

“He’s gonna call Brandon right now,” Meka joked, alluding to
the truth that Michael appeared to defend Brandon in each scenario regardless of

Frazier and Michael had a tense, however frank, dialog backstage about why Michael had left. The Married at First Sight star didn’t suppose it was truthful to him that he must be requested to talk on another person’s behalf, particularly a few authorized scenario. “I shouldn’t have to answer questions about somebody else’s situation. That’s not fair to me,” he declared.

“That’s your guy, though,” Frazier pushed. “You are the one
who was closest to him.”

But Michael insisted that it wasn’t his place to talk on
one thing so delicate that didn’t instantly contain him. “I perceive that…however
it’s not my marriage,” Michael retorted. “It’s not my place to talk on behalf
of anyone else’s scenario.”

Meka’s ex-husband added that it put him in a tricky spot when he needed to reply a string of questions on a scenario between two different individuals. “Now I have to defend him, because he’s not here to speak for himself? That puts me in a very precarious situation,” Michael exclaimed. “And he’s black, and I’m black.”

The reunion host pushed again, reminding Michael, “I’m black
too. Hold on, maintain on. And she’s black too. Don’t attempt to flip it into that. ‘Cause
I’m gonna let you know proper now, his conduct on nationwide tv was asinine.”
Frazier added that Brandon “showed his a**” on the present, particularly in his
conduct with producers.

After Frazier agreed to not ask Michael any extra questions on
Brandon, he reluctantly returned to the stage—though he remained nervous and
perturbed for the rest of the present.

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