Married At First Sight viewers were left gobsmacked when Selin Mengu revealed that her husband Anthony Cincotta asked for his money back after he bought her dinner.
And now leaked text messages obtained by Daily Mail Australia proves the professional wrestler, 38, did in fact ask Selin, 32, to pay him back $16.75 for a measly McDonalds meal.
Anthony texted his then-‘wife’ a photo of himself holding the receipt for a medium Big Mac meal with a steamed bun and medium coke.
She wasn’t lying! Leaked WhatsApp text proves petty Married At First Sight groom Anthony Cincotta, 38, really asked Selin Mengu, 32, (pictured) for his $16.75 back for McDonalds meal
The mother of one also ordered a M&M McFlury with fudge on top.
While Selin admits she had no problem paying for her meal, on set sources have said she was ‘just disappointed’ with the way he went about it.
‘Anthony kept asking her to make payment for the Maccas and it got to the point where she had send him a receipt to prove that she paid it,’ the source claimed.
Petty: Leaked text messages obtained by Daily Mail Australia provides evidence that Anthony did in fact ask Selin to pay him back $16.75 for a McDonalds meal while filming
According to the insider, Anthony ‘He kept tabs on his coffee orders. He bought Selin a piccolo once and then was like, ”okay, it’s your turn now”.
‘He kept claiming to be this gentleman and Selin just wasn’t seeing it.’
‘Selin took him out once for a Mexican date night and she spent $60 on him because that’s what he does with his daughter. She didn’t ask for that back,’ they said.
‘It was just bizarre that he made the biggest fuss over a $16 burger and ice-cream, come on.’
Flare up: Tensions boiled over between Selin and Anthony (left) in spectacular fashion during Wednesday night’s dinner party when she revealed the surprising revelation
It comes as tensions boiled over between the couple in spectacular fashion during Wednesday night’s dinner party.
When Selin demanded to know what Anthony was giving her in the relationship, Anthony replied that he was buying her coffees and dinner.
Selin admitted that Anthony had fetched her ‘McDonalds in the rain,’ it came with strings attached.
Bickering: Yelling at each other across the table, jaws dropped when Selin revealed that Anthony had once sent her an invoice for $16.75 after he bought her a McDonalds meal
Shook: ‘You sent me that goddamn receipt,’ she seethed
‘You sent me that goddamn receipt,’ she seethed to shocked expressions from the other participants around the table.
‘$16.75, you sent me the receipt and your account details!’
‘You asked for the receipt!’ countered Anthony, before telling Selin she was ‘clutching onto straws.’
Trouble in paradise: Photos taken during filming in Sydney’s CBD on October 10 show Selin and Anthony (pictured) living entirely separate lives
It didn’t take long for things to fall apart for the couple.
Photos taken during filming in Sydney’s CBD on October 10 show them living separate lives as they went about their daily routines.
Tellingly they were not seen together at all, even though other couples in the experiment were pictured running errands and going on dates.
Mourning their relationship? A solemn-looking Selin walked the streets of Sydney alone
The two of them looked downcast as they emerged separately from the MAFS apartment complex to grab coffee.
A solemn-looking Selin walked the streets of Sydney alone, while Anthony, 38, was seen at one stage wiping tears from his eyes.
A source told Daily Mail Australia the pair ‘pretty much lived separate lives’ when the cameras weren’t rolling.
‘They had a great start but Selin just had enough. Anthony went back to his old ways and Selin was over it and didn’t want to fake it,’ said the insider.
Is everything okay? Meanwhile, Anthony was seen at one stage wiping tears from his eyes
Solo coffee run: The two of them both looked downcast as they emerged separately from the MAFS apartment complex to grab coffee