Married at First Sight UK groom shares ‘heartbreaking grief’ in moving tribute

Man and woman looking serious
George appeared in Married at First Sight in 2022 -Credit:Channel 4

A Married at First Sight UK groom has shared his "heartbreaking grief" in a very moving tribute on Instagram. George Roberts, who appeared on the E4 series in 2022, was married to April Banbury.

While the couple remained together at final vows they had a rocky ride on the show, with many arguments and heated moments, and later split after the series ended. Now George has shared a touching tribute on Instagram, speaking about the loss of a close family member. Want less ads? Download WalesOnline’s Premium app on Apple or Android.

He said: "The world has lost an incredible, wise, and gentle man... sometimes blended families are the best... and if there was ever a choice, we would have never wanted anything different, than you in our lives. You will be celebrated everyday in our hearts."

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"In these moments of heartbreaking grief, I remember the only reason we have an empty space is because we were blessed with someone who loved us so beautifully it occupied an entire part of our souls. Will always love you 'Pops'. Till we see you again xx" followed by a red love heart.

Many fans and followers have commented messages of support on the post. During his time on Married at First Sight George and April did not have an easy marriage. You can keep up to date with the latest TV and showbiz news by signing up to the newsletter here.

George struggled with his insecurity and fears that April would be unfaithful to him, heightened when April kissed a girl in a hot tub while on their honeymoon, while April felt that George could come across as controlling and his lack of trust was limiting the relationship. When they renewed their marriage at final vows many viewers were left shocked.