MAFS UK 2023: Are Laura And Arthur Still Together?

14 November 2023, 17:42 | Updated: 15 November 2023, 13:36

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By Kathryn Knight

Laura and Arthur were one of the first couples to say ‘I do’ on MAFS UK 2023. But where are they now?

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Laura and Arthur didn’t get off to the best start when they met at the altar on Married at First Sight UK, with Laura admitting he ‘looks just like her ex-husband’ from the back.

But they made it past ‘I do’ to give their whirlwind marriage a go, a rollercoaster journey that didn't end as they'd hoped – especially when he met up with Laura's friends from Chelsea.

Fans already want to know what happened to Laura and Arthur, as well as their co-stars like Adrienne and Matt and Peggy and Georges, and if they’re still together after a challenging few months together.

MAFS UK's Laura married Arthur
MAFS UK's Laura married Arthur for the 2023 series. Picture: E4

Are Laura and Arthur from MAFS UK still together?

Laura and Arthur are no longer together after she handed him back her wedding ring at the vow renewal ceremony. The couple had time apart for five days before deciding on their future, with Arthur using the time to write a heartfelt speech while Laura re-connected with herself.

She told him the experiment showed her 'what she doesn't want' from a marriage, but was nonetheless heartbroken to call it quits.

Laura did break her silence on their breakup the day after the end of their marriage aired. She wrote: "Arthur and I had grown so much as people, but the more we grew as individuals, the further we grew apart from each other. When a relationship is no longer bringing the best out in each person and it becomes a struggle to stay on the same page, that's when decisions have to be made for the sake of both parties."

Arthur and Laura split for good at the end of MAFS UK
Arthur and Laura split for good at the end of MAFS UK. Picture: E4

Meanwhile, Arthur said of their journey: "Laura has been incredible throughout the whole experience and even though we’ve had our ups and downs I’ll always be proud of her and respect her for the person she is a strong independent woman who’s not afraid to say how it is!"

Fans will have to wait until the MAFS UK 2023 reunion to find out what kind of terms Laura and Arthur are on these days.

While appearing on Lorraine alongside co-star Ella when the show began, Laura said: “It was an additional pressure for me because I'd done it before, and actually my groom looked like my ex-husband from the back. It's giving PTSD. With that came extra pressure.”

MAFS UK: Arthur was willing to give his marriage to Laura a go for good
MAFS UK: Arthur was willing to give his marriage to Laura a go for good. Picture: E4

She told Lorraine: “You could not write what happened. It’s stranger than fiction.”

The 2023 series of MAFS UK was the longest yet between eight and nine weeks, with more drama than ever before.

Fans got to see the drama unfold at weekly dinner parties, relationship therapy sessions with Charlene Douglas, Paul Brunson and Mel Schilling, and at the flats they shared together for the experiment.

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