‘Married at First Sight’ Video: Kirsten Avoids Kissing Shaq

Taking it gradual. Married at First Sight couple Kirsten and Shaquille stated “I do” moments after assembly on the Lifetime actuality present, however that doesn’t imply the bride is able to kiss the groom simply but.

In Us Weekly‘s unique sneak peek video from the Wednesday, January 18, episode of Married at First Sight, the couple, each 31, appear to be joyful on the reception — till family and friends strain them to share a smooch.

The 2 giggle over how loopy it was to join the truth present, however they agree that the consultants clearly knew what they had been doing.

“I received married at first sight as a result of I used to be in search of any person like Kirsten,” Shaq says in a confessional. “I’ve had a lot success in my life, from faculty to work to life, and I ask God to put folks in my life who’re like-minded. I believe that’s simply who she is. She’s outgoing, enjoyable, a boss, educated. You realize, the consultants did an amazing job of matching us.”

As they eat dinner, Kirsten asks, “Have been you anticipating to get married this 12 months?”

Whereas tons of of romantics apply to be on Married at First Sight annually, solely 5 {couples} per season truly get matched. “Actually, no, I didn’t anticipate this to occur,” Shaq explains. “However I believe God is aware of what you want in your life, And I believe extra so, he is aware of who you want.”

Their dialog is interrupted by Kirsten’s bridesmaids, Jasmine and Elease, who begin clinking glasses in an try and get the bride and groom to point out some PDA. The groom laughs whereas the bride seems uncomfortable.

“Immediately on the altar it was a little bit off-putting, a little bit bit, that he didn’t ask to kiss me,” Kirsten says in her confessional. “You realize, I’ve excessive expectations and I got here into this hoping my husband [would] ask if he can kiss me.”

Kirsten and Shaquille

Once they stated “I do” moments after assembly, Shaq went in for a kiss — however Kirsten turned her head for a hug. He kissed her on the cheek as an alternative. Their family and friends are clearly hoping that Kirsten has warmed up by the reception.

“They need us to kiss so dangerous,” Shaq says because the clinking continues.

“Why? Can we not take pleasure in ourselves?” Kirsten complains as she takes one other chew of meals.

Shaq decides to not press the topic. “I can inform my spouse is a virtuous lady, but it surely’s one thing deeper to why she don’t wanna kiss proper now. However I’m gonna enable time to inform,” he says.

Married at First Sight season 16 airs Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET on Lifetime.