Sara has now admitted she did ’emotionally cheat’ on Tim with her ex during MAFS Australia

And says she went into ‘defence mode’

Last week’s explosive MAFS Australia 2024 dinner party saw Sara publicly called out by Eden and Jayden for secretly seeing her ex behind Tim’s back during filming. During the dinner party fight, Sara was fighting tooth and nail to defend her reputation and insisted that she “did not cheat” on Tim and has “never ever cheated on a partner.”

But now it seems the MAFS Australia 2024 bride has done a complete 180 after Sara admitted during an interview that she in fact did “emotionally cheat” on Tim during filming.


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During an interview with Nova’s Fitzy and Wippa with Kate Richie she took accountability for her actions and was asked by the hosts if she believed her behaviour on MAFS Australia 2024 would be regarded as cheating.

The hosts asked: “I think the problem that everyone has is that you refuse to apologise … the moral question is, and I would like to ask you now, is it cheating? When we know you didn’t do anything with your ex but you went and met him with some friends that night and you didn’t do anything. That’s fine. But because you didn’t tell Tim and you did it secretly. Is that regarded as cheating?”

Sara then admitted that upon reflection she can see that she did “emotionally cheat” on Tim with her ex during MAFS Australia 2024. She explained: “It’s definitely an emotional cheat. I definitely take on board that what I did was wrong. And I think one of my major regrets was not being more apologetic and not consoling Tim right then and there.

“I think in that moment, my heart came out of my a** a little and I was like, ‘Holy crap, I’m on national television. Everyone’s going to think I’m a cheater, and I didn’t cheat.’ So I think I went into defence mode, which obviously wasn’t the best thing to do. I obviously should have just apologised straight away but I felt absolutely caught off guard.”

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