Bryce Ruthven of Married At First Sight finally admits that he used the show to advance his media career – as his new podcast has topped the Spotify charts.
Bryce Ruthven’s motives for continuing Married At First Sight were repeatedly questioned during his stay on the show.
And now, the former radio host has admitted using the show for career opportunities just a week after launching a popular podcast with girlfriend and former co-star Melissa Rawson.
Speak to the Daily telegramthe 31-year-old said, “When you go to a show like MAFS, you’re obviously not aware that you’re going to get some sort of profile.”
Coming clean: Married At First Sight villain Bryce Ruthven has admitted using the dating show as a platform to aid his career
He added, ‘I knew the show could be an opportunity to give me something different that other radio announcers might not have.
‘That was certainly part of it, but everyone has their motives for going to the show. And anyone who says they don’t is kidding themselves. ‘
It certainly turned out well for the reality TV bad boy, who ran away from MAFS with a partner and a podcast that was the tops of the charts.
“I knew the show could be an opportunity to give me something different that other radio announcers might not have,” he told the Daily Telegraph.
The Podshape Show, entitled What happens next, topped Spotify’s Society & Culture charts and reached the top ten on the overall charts of Top Podcasts in Australia and New Zealand.
“The response has been incredible, we can’t believe how much interest and hype there is around our podcast,” Bryce told Daily Mail Australia earlier this week.
“There has been a lot of talk from the media as to whether there will be interest in the podcast,” Bryce continued.
Good luck! It sure turned out okay for Bryce, who ran away from MAFS with a partner and a top podcast with Melissa Rawson
“I think we should thank them all for helping spread the word.”
Bryce went on to say that he and Melissa can’t wait to release more episodes that show what their relationship is really like in the real world.
‘I have a bit of a voice back. The podcast is a very good insight into who we are as a couple. ‘
Last laugh! Bryce and Melissa’s podcast topped the Spotify charts and attracted some lucrative sponsors