During Tuesday night'sMarried at First Sight: Unfiltered special dubbed Forever Hold Your Peace, Tristan and his Season 7 co-star Danielle Bergman sat down with host Jamie Otis to discuss one of the show's most controversial moments this season.
"It was one of those things where I didn't kick Mia out -- she left," Tristan insisted.
"She was trying to play that game to where, 'I don't really want to leave, but I want you to stop me.' So I'm like, 'I'm not going to beg for you.' I shouldn't have to."
The conversation on Unfiltered began when Tristan and Danielle were asked to watch footage of Mia telling her female co-stars, Danielle and Amber Martorana, that Tristan had kicked her out of their place but she opted to move back in to prove she's fully committed to their marriage.
"I don't know that I would've moved back in so soon," Danielle admitted in the video clip, before telling the cameras, "He just kicked you out; he's not as committed as you at all!"
Tristan vented after watching the footage, "That's golden."
"First, I thought it was a little funny -- 'the most dramatic and intense relationship' she's ever been in -- that's not true," Tristan said with a laugh, mocking a comment Mia had made in the clip.
Tristan was seemingly referencing how Mia's alleged ex-boyfriend, Jared Evans, claimed Mia had stalked him on multiple occasions in the 13 months that followed their December 2016 break-up and made unauthorized purchases with his credit card.
A felony warrant was issued on February 6 for Mia's arrest after Jared filed four separate complaints with authorities in Louisiana, ultimately resulting in Mia being detained in a Texas airport towards the beginning of Married at First Sight's seventh season.
Despite Tristan's denial about kick Mia out of their apartment, he was shown physically placing Mia's suitcases outside of the front door in footage that previously aired on Married at First Sight.
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Therefore, Jamie said, "Help me understand more why you're saying you don't feel like you kicked her out and you feel like she left on her own."
"Sure," Tristan replied.
"I was in bed watching a basketball game and she [asked], 'Do you want me to be here?' And I was like, 'I'm tired of arguing. We've been going through so much. Can I just watch The Playoffs?' And she just kept trying to egg it on. I was like, 'I'm tired; just stop,'" Tristan recalled.
"So then she texted the producers and was like, 'I feel uncomfortable and I'm leaving.' And then she called her friend and was like, 'He's kicking me out.' And she went into the closet and started taking all of her clothes out of the closet. And she's on the phone with her friend, like, 'Hey, I'm leaving him.'"
Tristan alleged, "And then I was like, 'Alright, if you want to leave, I'll help you pack.'"
Danielle then clarified her thoughts on Mia moving back in with Tristan so quickly following the blowout fight.
"Well, I feel like I have been very opinionated, but depending on the facts of the stories. Mia had called us and said she had come home and all of her stuff was out in the hallway and that Tristan kicked her out, and for me... I was like, 'Why would you move back in so soon?... If I were you, [I would not].' That's actually how it happened," Danielle explained.
"I wouldn't do that! If somebody kicked me out, I mean, you're not kicking me out twice. You pack my stuff and I'm leaving."