‘Married at First Sight’: Paige Meets with Chris and His Ex in New Episode
Paige Banks and Chris Williams are, hands down, the most controversial couple on Lifetime’s Married at First Sight Season 12. In addition to the newlyweds’ initial struggles with Chris’ lack of attraction to Paige (despite their immediately active sex life), Chris revealed that his ex was just six weeks pregnant with his child.
Although Chris and Paige initially agreed to get a divorce after the revelation, they continued to run hot and cold last episode. Fans were left confused about their marital status due to constant mixed signals. On the upcoming episode of Married at First Sight on Mar. 3, it looks like the newlyweds will perplex viewers all over again when they both sit down with Chris’ ex.
Chris wants Paige to meet his ex to ‘clear the air’
In sneak peeks of the new Married at First Sight episode, “Face to Face,” from EBONY and Lifetime, Chris and Paige’s relationship status is still unclear. But what is clear is that Chris wa’nts his ex-fiancée and his wife to sit down for a discussion.
“You want me to meet you and the mother of your child?!” Paige asks him incredulously at first. Still, the unlikely trio sits down for a palpably awkward conversation.
“My intention for you guys meeting was not for any drama,” a solemn Chris tells the two women, who look equally uncomfortable. “I just wanted there to be clarity – just clear the air and whatever, because this is my wife and this is the mother of my child.”
The women agree the situation is ‘shocking’ and ‘confusing’
Chris’ ex starts out by confirming to Paige that she’s indeed about seven weeks pregnant. After a long, awkward silence, she then assures the Married at First Sight star that she has “no ill feelings toward her at all.”
For her part, Paige simply smiles knowingly in response. What she really wants to know, she says, is how Chris’ ex-fiancée felt when she found out he was married. She clarifies that Chris didn’t tell her he was applying for Married at First Sight in the first place, much less going through with it.
“I found out after I told him I was pregnant,” Chris’ ex tells Paige, who’s taken aback. While Chris doesn’t speak up, he doesn’t deny his ex’s claim.
As for how she felt about finding out that her ex was now a married man, Chris’ ex says frankly, “I think ‘shocking’ is kind of an understatement. I think I was more just confused. I’m still confused – there’s a lot of confusion.”
Chris’ ex tells Paige they’re ‘trying to work things out’
Paige goes on to say that she “can only imagine” how shocking it must have been to find out that the father of your child was married to another woman – on reality TV, no less.
“I can only imagine,” Paige tells her husband’s ex. After all, she points out, it was less than two months ago that she and Chris “had a moment.”
But that’s not all; Chris’ ex also lets Paige know that she and her husband aren’t sure where they’re heading next.
“I know Chris has alluded to the fact that we may be trying to work things out,” Chris’ ex tells a shocked Paige.
Paige and Chris will meet with his ex on the newest episode of Married at First Sight, “Face to Face,” on Lifetime at 8 p.m. EST on Mar. 3.