Tash Herz of Married At First Sight shares his disappointment with the ‘homophobic’ kickback that comes from the US
She was half of the first lesbian couple to ever appear on Married At First Sight Australia.
And with her groundbreaking series just days away from airing in the US, Tash Herz has expressed her disappointment at the villainous ‘homophobic’ backlash already targeted at her and ‘bride’ Amanda Micallef.
The brunette revealed that they both took advantage after the show was teased in a promo.
Shocking: Married at first glance lesbian bride Tash Herz (pictured) shared her disappointment at the shocking ‘homophobic’ backlash aimed at her prior to the show’s US debut
“Our series of MAFS streams in the US in three days on Lifetime and the homophobia is already blowing, which really makes me proud of the response from Australia,” Tash wrote on Instagram on Monday.
Her post includes a selfie of the 31-year-old bartender, taken in the rearview mirror of her car.
Tash looked gorgeous when she debuted her new hair. Her raven-colored locks are now a delightful shade of red.
Groundbreaking: Tash (right) was half of Married At First Sight Australia’s first lesbian couple. She was forced to speak out after despicable comments were left under a promo from her marriage to Amanda Micallef (left) posted on the network’s Instagram page that will air the series in the US.
Shocking and offensive comments were left under a promo on Lifetime’s Instagram page.
In images of Tash and Amanda, they exchange their commitment vows during their wedding ceremony.
“OMG so disgusting, so sinful and so unnatural,” someone commented.
Another said, “Husband and wife are as God intended.”
Despicable! Disgusting comments labeled the lesbian couple as ‘sinful’ and ‘unnatural’
“… this is a sin in the eyes of god …” shared another.
Meanwhile, many fans rushed to praise the brides and the series for shooting a same-sex wedding.
“That’s so sweet, every love story deserves a chance,” wrote one.
Supportive! But there were also plenty of fans rushing the brides and the series to be inclusive and show the ‘reality’ of relationships
Another said: “Finally we see all realities of love. Love is love … It’s so great to see and guess what people are, that’s real life, ‘
Tash starred in the seventh Australian season of the hit franchise, the first to air in the US.
The series premieres on Lifetime on May 27 and airs on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 9:00 PM, until all 36 episodes are shown.
A first! Tash starred in the seventh local season of the hit franchise, the first to air in the US. The series premieres on Lifetime on May 27
The controversial season brought in many outrageous moments, including seeing the first pair ever taken out of the experiment.
The shock came after Hayley voted Vernon to stay with ‘husband’ David Cannon out of ‘grudge’ and punish him for cleaning the toilet with her toothbrush.
Expert John Aiken intervened, telling Hayley that the program had “standards we should adhere to” before forcing her to leave.
Scandal: In the controversial season, David Cannon (left) and Hayley Vernon (right) were the first pair ever to be taken out of the experiment
Hayley was also involved in a love triangle after admitting to kissing Stacey’s “husband” Michael Goonan, although he claimed to be drunk to remember the incident that happened off-camera.
The relationship between Stacey and Michael was plagued by cheating rumors after Mikey Pembroke claimed he had slept with her at dinner.
Only one of the 12 couples has continued their relationship since leaving the show.
“There are standards we have to live up to”: Expert John Aiken forced Hayley and David to leave after voting to stay “despite” and punish him for cleaning the toilet with her toothbrush
Returning bride Elizabeth Sobinoff found love with hunky Seb Guilhaus, and the pair remain together despite being forced apart over the past two months due to interstate travel restrictions caused by the COVID-19 outbreak.
Elizabeth is tucked in her parents’ home in Newcastle, while Seb stays in this apartment in Adelaide.
Elizabeth said The Daily Telegraph at the beginning of the month, they call each other every hour, in addition to texting when they wake up and before bed.
Still strong: only one of the 12 couples has continued their relationship since leaving the show. Returning bride Elizabeth Sobinoff (right) told The Daily Telegraph at the beginning of the month that she and Seb Guilhaus (left) are in ‘constant contact’ to maintain their long-distance relationship
Meanwhile, Michael has found love with another castmate, professional dancer KC Osborne.
The couple have been dating for three months and are staying at Michael’s house in Melbourne during the coronavirus pandemic.
Since leaving the experiment, Tash has moved on and found love with girlfriend Madison Hewitt.
Finding Love: Since leaving the experiment, Tash has moved on and found love with girlfriend Madison Hewitt (right)