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Married at First Sight NZ ex-boyfriend Andrew Jury dies: Warner Bros Discovery says wellness protocols are in place for cast and crew

A collective statement shared by former contestants on Instagram, including Brett and Angel Rennall and Benjamin Blackwell, read: “It is with the heaviest of hearts that we have come together to acknowledge the passing of Andrew Jury.”

Andrew Jury participated in MAFS NZ in 2017. Photo / Three
Andrew Jury participated in MAFS NZ in 2017. Photo / Three

“We had the absolute pleasure of filming and participating in a show that leaves us intimately linked for life.”

“Despite his struggles, Andrew was always kind and the life of the party during our shared experience and truly valued his time on the show.

“At this time our entire cast would like to send our deepest condolences and love to his family: Ben, Angel, Brett, Vicky, Haydn, Lacey, Claire, Dom, Aaron, Luke, Belinda.”

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The builder, then 26 and based in Auckland, appeared on the first… MAFS series in 2017, describing himself as outgoing, charming and spontaneous.

He was paired with Vicky Gleeson-Stokes and the pair married, however the couple struggled to see eye to eye and did not make it past the finale.

Andrew Jury and Vicky Gleeson-Stokes were paired on the first season of Married at First Sight NZ in 2017.
Andrew Jury and Vicky Gleeson-Stokes co-starred on the first season of Married at First Sight NZ in 2017.

A year later, the jury questioned the ethics of the show, which claimed to genuinely bring people together in love.

He said he and Vicky were complete opposites and didn’t fit what they had asked for and made accusations about the conditions contestants are subjected to during filming.

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