MAFS UK’s Georges Berthonneau speaks out on ‘unacceptable’ Peggy Rose following shock split

The Married At First Sight UK couple announced their split earlier this month

Georges Berthonneau and Peggy Rose

by Eden-Olivia Lord |
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It’s been a couple of weeks since Married At First Sight UK’s Peggy Rose and Georges Berthonneau announced they’d secretly split and things are getting messier by the day.

In case you’ve missed all the drama, Peggy confirmed she’d and Georges had broken up in an Instagram statement at the start of the month just weeks after their romantic trip to Paris. Georges then released a statement of his own claiming he was “blindsided” by Peggy’s social media announcement.

Since then, the pair have been revealing the intimate details of their relationship on social media and in interviews but Georges has now spoken out after Peggy seemingly accused him of cheating.

peggy and georges
georges and peggy had their fair few of ups and downs ©E4

Peggy claimed that Georges had spent the night in a hotel with his model ex-girlfriend, leaving her feeling “like an idiot”.

She told The Sun, “In December he spent three days with his ex-girlfriend which included going to a bottomless bingo, Winter Wonderland and one of these nights he stayed in a hotel. I thought this was a boy mate he went to Ibiza with in the summer as they shared the same name but it was only by a photo that I realised his friend was his ex-girlfriend.

“I asked him if they’d ever slept together and he finally admitted that she was his ex-girlfriend. He insisted that now she was just a friend but who spends the night in a hotel room with their ex?”

Georges Berthonneau and Peggy Rose
Georges has spoken out against Peggy ©Channel 4

Peggy’s comments forced Georges to take to Instagram to insist he’d always been faithful to her.

Georges said, “The article that has been put out is slander and also image damaging. I’m surprised by the depths of which Peggy has gone to lie about our situation when all I gave was love to our relationship.

“I have never been unfaithful to Peggy, I never lied, and these statements are untrue and leave me heartbroken even more than I already am.”

He went on to say, “I never wanted our relationship to end and always defended Peggy even when her actions were unacceptable but these actions have proved that ending the relationship was the best thing for me.”

Peggy confirmed she and Georges had split on Valentine's Day when she told her Instagram followers, "I'm so sorry I've been quiet on socials everybody but there's a reason for my silence.

"Me and Georges are no longer together and I'm absolutely heartbroken."

She then hinted that they'd split up weeks ago.

"It's affected my mental health and it's taken me weeks to come to terms with it but with it being Valentine's Day, I can't pretend to be OK.

"Thank you to everyone who has supported us and our journey... nobody is more upset about it than me x."

Georges' statement, however, reads a little different.

married at first sight peggy rose split instagram statement

"Wasn't expecting a statement from Peggy regarding this situation. I'm heartbroken by our break up and also trying to come to terms with life without Peggy.

"I appreciate a lot of you have questions but I won't be talking about this situation as of you. Also thank you for the messages of support," he wrote.

Peggy and georges
Peggy and Georges ©channel 4

Peggy and Georges didn't have the easiest of times on MAFS 2023 - they argued over his streaming career, OnlyFans and rimming.

Yes, really.

However they beat all the odds (or so we thought) when they ended the experiment still together and even started a YouTube channel together.

Now that they've split, the only remaining MAFS couples are Tasha Jay and Paul Liba, Erica Roberts and Jordan Gayle and Matt Pilmoor and Shona Manderson.

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