Married At First Sight’s Melissa Rawson is taking time off from social media due to her mental health

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Married At First Sight’s Melissa Rawson reveals she took time off from social media because of her mental health – after Channel Nine apologized for “ distress ” caused to viewers of the show

Melissa Rawson has revealed that she has taken a break from social media to reduce her mental health.

The Married At First Sight star briefed fans on why she’d been away in an Instagram Stories post shared on Friday.

The 31-year-old said in the video: ‘I haven’t been on social media for a few days, I just had a break’.

Wellness: Melissa Rawson (pictured) has revealed that she has taken a break from social media to reduce her mental health. The Married At First Sight star informed fans why she’d been gone in an Instagram Stories post shared on Friday

The clip featured an image that read, “Mental Health Matters.”

She was quickly distracted from further elaboration, as her friend Bryce Ruthven, 31, was playing and singing loudly with the football team’s theme song, the Melbourne Storm.

It comes after Channel Nine formally addressed the controversy surrounding the recent season of Married At First Sight.

The 31-year-old said in the video: 'I haven't been on social media for a few days, I just had a break'.  The clip featured an image that read: 'Mental Health Matters'

The 31-year-old said in the video: ‘I haven’t been on social media for a few days, I just had a break’. The clip featured an image that read: ‘Mental Health Matters’

Singing Along: She was quickly distracted from further elaboration as her friend Bryce Ruthven, 31, (pictured) was playing and singing loudly to the football team's theme song, the Melbourne Storm

Singing Along: She was quickly distracted from further elaboration as her friend Bryce Ruthven, 31, (pictured) was playing and singing loudly to the football team’s theme song, the Melbourne Storm

The show had come under fire for some of its sexual content and claims of bullying and gaslighting.

In a long letter obtained by The laundryNine apologized for the reality show’s sentiment to some viewers.

“We sincerely apologize for any concerns or unrest that may have arisen from your view of the program,” wrote Nine’s compliance department.

The network stated that the views of the show’s participants did not reflect Nine as a whole, and that everyone on the show has access to psychological support.

Complaints: It comes after Channel Nine formally addressed the controversy surrounding the recent season of Married At First Sight.  According to a report by The Wash, many viewers took offense at scenes involving the controversial couple Melissa and Bryce

Complaints: It comes after Channel Nine formally addressed the controversy surrounding the recent season of Married At First Sight. According to a report by The Wash, many viewers took offense at scenes involving the controversial couple Melissa and Bryce

Nine also acknowledged that ‘bullying and conflict’ are ‘serious problems’, but insisted that Married At First Sight did not violate broadcast standards.

The eighth season of Married At First Sight Australia was the most complained season in the show’s history.

According to a report by The Wash, many viewers took offense at scenes involving the controversial couple Melissa and Bryce.

Despite the backlash, Bryce and Melissa have stayed together since the series went off air and are now collaborating on their own podcast.

The last laugh!  Despite the backlash, Bryce and Melissa have stayed together since the series went off air and are now collaborating on their own podcast.

The last laugh! Despite the backlash, Bryce and Melissa have stayed together since the series went off air and are now collaborating on their own podcast.

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