‘Married at First Sight’: 5 Key Moments From the Season 16 Premiere

Marry Me In Tennessee

Season 16 • Episode 1

[Warning: The below contains MAJOR spoilers for Married at First Sight, Season 16, Episode 1, “Marry Me In Tennessee.”]

Married at First Sight is kicking off the brand new 12 months with a complete new season because the present’s sixteenth set of singles embarks on the good social experiment of marrying a stranger at first sight.

Unveiling 10 hopefuls, viewers are launched to the season’s 5 pairs — Kirsten and Shaquille, Domynique and Mackinley, Nicole and Chris, Jasmine and Airris, and Gina and Clint. As the same old traditions unfold, followers get a greater perspective of who these {couples} might be as soon as they arrive collectively on the behest of the specialists.

Below, we’re breaking down the entire drama, so watch out for main spoilers forward.

Telling Friends & Family

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Kirsten is the primary to share the information together with her household that she’ll be getting married to a stranger in two quick weeks, and the well-educated actual property agent admits she’s been choosy about males prior to now, however she’s able to quiet down. Upon listening to the information, Kirsten’s mother is hopeful she’ll discover love by means of this expertise. Meanwhile, her future husband Shaquille tells his mates about his impending wedding ceremony and notes that after having a life-altering automotive accident as a toddler, each step has led him thus far.

As for Domynique, she enjoys nights out together with her women and is extraordinarily near her single mom who signed her up for the experiment. Needless to say, she’s acquired her household and mates’ approval over her upcoming nuptials. After shifting to Nashville to search out love, self-professed introvert Mackinley is able to quiet down with the help of mates.

When Nicole tells her group of buddies about her wedding ceremony, they’re completely shocked, however the “b*tch with a coronary heart of gold” who’s initially from New York is set to make this marriage work. Thankfully the love she has for her canine aligns with future hubby Chris who has a few pups of his personal. While Chris’s mates are taken without warning over his announcement, and though he’s by no means lived with a lady earlier than, the longer term husband is hopeful he’ll discover the form of relationship he’s been ready for.

The participant who meets essentially the most resistance after sharing their deliberate marriage information is Airris, whose cousin doesn’t consider he’s prepared for the form of dedication this entails. Despite rising up with no robust father determine after dropping his personal dad at a younger age, Airris admits he has flaws, however his need to search out his particular person outweighs and issues of his. Meanwhile, he’s been matched with Jasmine, who’s a literal pageant queen who coaches cheerleading for a residing. Telling her household collectively, they’re enthusiastic about her information, however Jasmine’s need to discover a dedicated husband may show problematic if Airris’s cousin doesn’t assume he’s succesful.

Rounding out the reveals and {couples} are Clint and Gina. As a salon proprietor, Gina’s a pushed businesswoman who’s drawn to spontaneity. Her mom and good friend are enthusiastic about her wedding ceremony information, whereas Clint’s buddies are shocked however nonetheless supportive of his upcoming marriage. An avid sailor and adventurer, Clint hopes his bride is as aligned along with his go-getter life-style as he’s.

Singles Meet Up

Jasmine and Kirsten on 'Married at First Sight' Season 16

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Getting a style of what the experiment might be like, the women and men meet individually as they focus on their huge day forward. Immediately Nicole establishes herself because the transplant, as she’s not a Nashville native like the opposite ladies. That distinction turns into even starker when she brings up how she is usually a bit a lot and that she’s hoping to implement a protected phrase, “pineapple,” into her marriage so her new husband can inform her when he wants a break. Meanwhile, through the separate meet-ups, Shaquille and Kirsten set up how vital appears are to them.

While Mackinley shares he’s prepared to be put out of his consolation zone, his actual objective is to quiet down and have children, and Shaquille and Kirsten each share an identical sentiment through the conversations. But issues flip somewhat judgy when the subject of intercourse comes up as Nicole conveys how prepared she is for the honeymoon. Her future husband Chris reveals he hasn’t had intercourse in a 12 months, to which Airris is shocked. Both Airris and Clint reveal they’ve had intercourse as just lately as two weeks earlier than this assembly. Could these revelations have an effect on their marriages shifting ahead? It will stay to be seen.

Suiting Up

Shaquille in 'Married at First Sight' Season 16

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Partaking within the custom of gown and tux purchasing, Kirsten and Shaquille go along with family and friends to pick out their wedding ceremony day outfits. After attempting on a couple of robes, Kirsten’s mates and mom can’t assist however fawn over her gown of alternative which has a flapper affect to it. Meanwhile, Shaquille has a few his college students take part on the joy as they information him into selecting a darkish inexperienced tux as a substitute of an everyday black tux.

Last Night of Freedom

Nicole from 'Married at First Sight' Season 16

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At the bachelor and bachelorette events, the women and men take pleasure in some saucy leisure as female and male strippers danced for them and their visitors. Domynique is particularly flirty with one of many entertainers, which raises some eyebrows amongst her fellow brides. Meanwhile, Chris is able to fall in love and Nicole seemingly conveys that making the wedding work is the one attainable possibility and end result.

Wedding Day

Kirsten from 'Married at First Sight' Season 16

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Shaquille and Domynique start prepping for his or her huge second as their wedding ceremony day has arrived. While he will get emotional throughout a dialog with mates, Shaquille is comforted by their presence in addition to his grandmother who offers him an enormous hug earlier than he ultimately walks right down to the altar to attend for his future bride. As for Kirsten, she’s nervous when she will’t come up with her mom who isn’t answering her cellphone. Upset that her dad has chosen to not attend as a result of he doesn’t need to adhere to Covid insurance policies, the concept Kirsten’s facet of the marriage may exclude each her mother and father are scary, however fortunately her mother reveals up whereas the hair and make-up are being finished. Just as she and her bridesmaids make their approach to the situation of the ceremony, we see Kirsten seize her brother’s arm as he prepares to stroll her down the aisle, however followers must wait and see the way it all unfolds when the present returns subsequent week.

Until then, tell us what you considered the premiere and {couples} within the feedback part, beneath, and don’t miss Married at First Sight Season 16 because it continues on Lifetime.

Married at First Sight, Season 16, Wednesdays, 8/7c, Lifetime



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