The former MAFS couples expressed shock and disbelief over the idea Michael would tell his wife they had to sleep together by the end of their honeymoon or else he'd want out of the marriage during Lifetime's January 23 broadcast of Married at First Sight: Couples Couch, which features commentary on encore broadcasts of the show's tenth season.
When Michael and Meka arrived at their hotel in Panama, Kristine predicted Michael would be the problem in their relationship, saying he seemed "annoying as f-ck."
Keith reminded Kristine that Meka is young at age 25 compared to Michael at 31 years old, but Kristine countered by saying Meka appeared "mature."
When footage played of the Season 10 couples reuniting at the hotel, Keith acknowledged, "Michael looks so anti-social."
"Told you," Kristine said.
The Married at First Sight alums on Couples Couch were then startled to hear Meka's allegation that Michael told her they must have sex on their honeymoon or else he wouldn't want to remain married during the latest Married at First Sight broadcast.
"What?!" Ashley and Anthony yelled simultaneously.
Meka pointed out Michael seemed to be a totally different person off-camera than when cameras were rolling, and Jamie said, "Oh boy."
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"Oh buddy," Jephte said before laughing. "Oh boy. Woooo... What the f-ck?"
Although Meka was clearly upset, Jamie was surprised to then watch Meka call Michael out on-camera.
"He ain't gonna like that," Jamie noted. "Look at the way he just closed his eyes, like [he's the one who's annoyed]."
A flashback clip then played of Michael telling Meka's bridesmaids on their wedding day he would allow Meka to "take the lead" on consummating their marriage because he was in "no rush" and had "no demand or requirement" in that department.
"Right, but we don't know what he said on the plane," Ashley noted. "I mean, did he really say that? Did she take it the wrong way? Was it a misunderstanding?"
"Maybe," Anthony replied.
As they watched Michael sit silently while Meka vented her frustrations and concerns in their hotel room, Ashley point out Michael "is a really good listener."
"I can't believe he hasn't interrupted her at this point, so maybe he really did say that," Ashley observed.
"Well, you've got to hear somebody out, right?" Anthony reasoned.
Shawniece said "that's not cool" if Michael pretended to be someone he's not for the cameras.
"She's snapping," Keith insisted as Meka continued to speak her piece.
"She should be snapping!" Kristine argued. "Who the f-ck's he talking to?!"
"You don't know what he said," Keith noted.
"Well let's listen, because he's saying nothing," Kristine said, adding that it seemed like Michael did in fact demand sex before the end of his honeymoon. "He's just looking like an assh-le right now."
Jamie pointed out Meka wasn't letting Michael talk because she just kept "going and going and going."
"He's just sitting there like, 'Uhhh,' what?" Jamie joked.
Meka was then shown admitting that had Michael spoken to the experts the way he allegedly talked to her off-camera, they might not have been matched to begin with.
"Damn," Keith exclaimed. "That's tough."
"Put it out there, Meka!" Kristine yelled in support of the Season 10 bride.
Michael insisted to Meka in the footage everything he had said and done throughout the process up to that point was genuine and represented who he is as a man. Michael added his vows were meaningful and heartfelt.
Michael went on to say he was just trying to be honest and transparent in order to figure out his partner's wants and needs. He said he wanted to learn each other's expectations for intimacy right away rather than waiting for problems to arise down the road.
"Is he saying that she's right?" Jamie asked. "Because that's a real bold move -- to say you expect sex on your honeymoon. I would be like, 'See ya!'"
Shawniece and Jephte watched Michael apologize for putting Meka in an uncomfortable situation, but they didn't appear impressed.
"So let's address what he said then," Shawniece begged.
"So did you say you wanted sex by the end of the weekend or no?!" Kristine questioned in annoyance.
Meka wasn't buying what Michael was selling after he claimed he was just trying to be a better husband and communicate well.
"See, she can't believe anything he says now," Doug pointed out.
"Yeah, because that sounded pretty genuine, didn't it?" Jamie asked.
Anthony wished he could observe Michael off-camera, but Ashley laughed about how that didn't make sense.
"We can't see him off-camera or he wouldn't be off-camera!" Ashley joked.
Jamie acknowledged that Michael probably remained silent during the Meka confrontation for a reason.
"He pretty much can't say anything because there's a camera around, so anything he says, [Meka] is going to think, 'He's just saying that for the camera,'" Jamie explained.
Michael didn't appreciate Meka trying to make him feel bad for how he had handled the situation when he was dealing with a total stranger.
"Well that's not nice," Jamie said.
Meka explained in the episode it was natural for Michael to want to have sex with her, but it wasn't okay to put a time limit on it. Michael, however, argued he had never placed a time limit on sleeping together.
"Okay the only thing is, he's not saying, 'I didn't say that,' so maybe he really did say that, which is kind of f-cked up," Ashley said.
But Michael went on to completely deny ever telling Meka she had to sleep with him on the honeymoon or else he wouldn't want to stay in the marriage.
"He never said that," Keith observed.
"He ain't admitting to it," Kristine said.
Meka kept pushing for the truth, however, so when she asked Michael again if he had said that on the plane, he responded, "Yes and no."