Devon Franklin defended himself at first sight to become a married expert

“I was going to say ‘no’ to them because I was embarrassed and that voice in my head said, ‘You’re a failure, how can you help someone save their marriage when you’re not done …'”

There’s a new expert on the way to “Married at First Sight” and he’s got a familiar face. Kinetic Content announced this week that Devon Franklin will be joining #MAFS Season 15 as one of two new specialists.

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Franklin will be joined by Dr. Pia Holek, A psychotherapist specializing in sexuality and couples therapy.

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Franklin’s addition raised eyebrows as he filed for divorce from actress Megan Good in December 2021, after nine years of marriage.

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Several MAFS fans were publicly amazed at how a divorcee could give advice and marry couples as strangers.

Luckily for them, the motivational speaker / producer is issuing a response.

Devon Franklin talks about joining #MAFS as an expert

Devon Franklin posted a lengthy statement on Instagram explaining that she was initially invited to join “Married at First Sight” before the divorce, and although #MAFS still wanted her to be an expert, she struggled with self-doubt and shame. Did.

“Moments of Truth: Last year, Married at First Site (fmafslifetime) invited me to the show. I agreed to do it… and then divorced, ”wrote Franklin. “They came to me and said it wasn’t important to them because they still felt I could help their couple. I was going to say ‘no’ to them because I was embarrassed and that voice in my head said, ‘You are a failure, how can you help someone save their marriage when you are not done.’

“Even that voice in my head made me wonder what ‘man’ would say. Will ‘people’ approve or reject? And then I had to ask myself: Am I going to spend the rest of my life like this? “He added.

“What are people afraid to say? And who are the ‘people’ anyway? So I went back to the fmafslifetime team and told them yes, I will still come. I refuse to live in fear or shame! “

Franklin continued, noting that his own marital troubles had directly helped one of the season’s couples.

“And guess what? When I went to the show, something powerful happened. From what I went through, I was able to help a couple solve their problems successfully (you need to see a couple to find out).”

He ended his message with the hashtag “#DFTruestYear”.

“Married at First Sight” Season 15 takes place in San Diego

If you plan to visit Franklin and fellow specialists Pastor Calvin Roberson, Dr. Paper Schwartz and Dr. Pia Holek, you can tune in. Lifetime 6 July at 8 / p 7c. The group will be counseling five couples from San Diego to mark the show’s first trip to the West Coast.

Before the season premiere, you can tune in to a “MAFS Matchmaking Special” on June 22nd and a “#MAFS Kickoff Special” with Kevin Frazier on June 29th, both at 8 / 7c. As the season progresses, Cassia Night Pulium will return to host “Married at First Sight: Afterparty” airing Wednesday night at 11p / 10c.

Will you see Devon Franklin make his #MAFS debut?

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