The duo talk life after the social experiment, onscreen lesbian representation and their future together
INTERVIEW BY ELEANOR NOYCE, IMAGE BY CHANNEL 4/E4
Picture this: it’s your wedding day. You’re standing at the altar, suited and booted, waiting for your spouse. But there’s one catch: you’ve never met them. The premise of Channel 4’s Married At First Sight UK (MAFS) is just that, and Jenna Robinson and Zoe Clifton – spoiler – were the only couple to survive this year’s series. Here’s your teaser for what the golden couple had to say…
Zoe on being the first lesbian couple on MAFS
“It was important to us to, instead of being ‘the lesbian couple’, to be Zoe and Jenna. I think we achieved that.”
Jenna on future plans
“There are so many things that I care about that I want to elevate. Hopefully I’ll be able to use my voice to help spread those messages, whether it’s to do with sustainability, LGBTQIA issues or veganism”
Zoe on lesbian representation onscreen
“There’s not enough lesbian representation on TV. We’ve had hundreds of messages from parents whose daughters have come out, particularly masculine lesbians.”
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