From partner swapping to having sex on camera, Jessika Power and Ines Basic have proved themselves to be two of the most controversial reality TV stars we've seen to date.
And although their abhorrent behaviour on Married At First Sight sparked outrage, people seem to thrive off the drama. So it comes as no surprise that the producers of Love Island Australia have enlisted the unlikely duo to appear on the upcoming season of the popular Network Nine dating series. According to an insider, Jessika and Ines have been cast to stir the pot and lift the show's ratings.
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"It's true, Jess has been poached by producers. They think she's the perfect fit for the show. She's never far from drama and has no problems partner swapping – not to mention she is ratings gold!" a source close to the situation told a local Australian publication. "They're still in the middle of casting and need to see how it will work with the other applicants. But the plan is to introduce Jess as an intruder halfway through to spice things up."
The timing seems a little odd considering Jess revealed last week that she'd moved on from fellow co-star Dan Webb with another former MAFS contestant— Nick Furphy.
"Nick and I can confirm we have started to see each other," the outspoken reality star told the Daily Mail. "At the moment it's very new for both of us."
"A lot of people are weighing in on this, especially Nick's best friend, (Telv Williams), however, we are not allowing people's opinions to hurt this. We are just seeing how it goes. He's in Melbourne and I'm on the Gold Coast but we Face time every day on the phone."
“We’re actually in a relationship," he also told Yahoo. "It’s only been a few days [but we’ve] been talking for a few weeks.”
Nick— who was 'married' to Sharon Marsh on season four of the reality series— also confirmed the pair are an item, revealing a lot of people are refusing to accept their relationship is authentic
"People won't be happy with this relationship but it has nothing to do with them," the tradesman-turned-MAFS star admitted." Jess has grown so much after the show. Don't always believe what you watch on TV."
Jess' new relationship follows her high profile split from co-star Dan Webb— she's since told WHO she "couldn't care less if Dan drowned tomorrow".