Married at First Sight star Seb Guilhaus has defended himself towards a brutal fan backlash for becoming a member of OnlyFans, claiming he’s “empowering others” by becoming a member of the X-rated platform.
The private coach and former footballer was matched with MAFS veteran Lizzie Sobinoff on the 2020 season of the present, with the pair being the one couple to remain collectively after the present aired.
The couple break up in January final yr, with Guilhaus shifting on with social employee Ania in September final yr.
But the clean-cut TV hunk shocked followers this week when he revealed issues had taken a raunchy flip.
Guilhaus posted an image to Instagram of himself bare and embracing his new love, who was carrying nothing however a lacy bra.
“So Ania and I did a thing,” he wrote to his 100,000 followers.
“O.F. (OnlyFans) Coming soon.”
But not everybody was impressed by his daring announcement to affix the subscription-based platform — dubbed the “paywall of porn” for its X-rated photos and movies.
“No just NO!!!” protested one fan.
“I thought much higher if you than this #disappointing– I thought you had more integrity – it’s just cheapening yourself I held u in higher esteem- just my honest opinion.”
Another slammed Guilhaus for making the announcement on Easter Sunday — probably the most necessary occasions on the Christian calendar — whereas others vowed to unfollow the star.
“Lost your morals and self respect now want a hooray for it,” wrote one fan.
Guilhaus jumped to defend himself, admitting he anticipated the transfer to be a “little contentious” however “no one is being hurt”.
“I don’t see anything wrong with being empowered sexually with someone I’m close too … and hopefully empowering others to embrace a very important part of life,” he wrote.
“I definitely haven’t changed as a human being, just adding a little spice … a new life experience.
“It is of course everyone’s prerogative to decide what this means to them … it is upsetting however that people can be so quick to judge but more so turn … it’s like having a favourite sporting team and dumping them after they lose a single game.”
Guilhaus additionally shared a submit from an influencer who claimed a double-standard was at play with MAFS stars who joined OnlyFans.
“When it was other MAFS contestants joining OFs we praised them, called them strong, empowering and independent…. and say things like it’s her body, her choice,” Cyclone Cyrell wrote.
“Now a man does it but we don’t agree.”
Since her two appearances on MAFS, Sobinoff has moved on with a brand new man and, just like Guilhaus, has used her social media platform to advertise psychological well being points and converse of her personal points.