Married At First Sight: Alana shuts down rumours of Jason and Coco’s ‘affair’

Married At First Sight’s Alana Lister hits back at rumours her husband Jason Engler had a secret fling with Coco Stedman

Married At First Sight‘s Alana Lister has shut down rumours her on-screen husband Jason Engler had a fling with fellow bride Coco Stedman.

Speaking to Hit Hobart’s Jimmy & Nath on Thursday, the 30-year-old school teacher confirmed the pair were just friends.

‘No, Coco’s not a bad person… Jason and Coco are good friends, they wouldn’t [hook up],’ she said when asked about the gossip.

Setting the record straight: Married At First Sight’s Alana Lister (pictured) has shut down rumours her on-screen husband Jason Engler had a fling with fellow bride Coco Stedman 

‘They grew close during the experiment. I definitely have a soft spot for Coco,’ she added.

Alana was then pressed about photos of Coco and Jason getting cosy while filming the cast reunion in Sydney last month.

But she maintained: ‘They are good friends and Jason is not the cheating type. He’s never done anything to make me think he was the cheating type.’

Not a cheater! Speaking to Hit Hobart's Jimmy & Nath on Thursday, the 30-year-old school teacher confirmed the pair were just friends. Pictured: Jason Engler

Not a cheater! Speaking to Hit Hobart’s Jimmy & Nath on Thursday, the 30-year-old school teacher confirmed the pair were just friends. Pictured: Jason Engler

Coco's charm: 'I definitely have a soft spot for Coco,' Alana added. Pictured: Coco Stedman

Coco’s charm: ‘I definitely have a soft spot for Coco,’ Alana added. Pictured: Coco Stedman

The rumours come after Jason, 35, shared an intimate conversation with Coco, 30, at their own private table at the MAFS reunion on February 11.

The unlikely pals appeared to be very comfortable with each other, laughing and chatting as they waited for the shoot to begin.

The co-stars chatted about their love of music festivals, according to an onlooker.

Who knew they were friends? The rumours come after Jason, 35, shared an intimate conversation with Coco, 30, at their own private table at the MAFS reunion on February 11

Who knew they were friends? The rumours come after Jason, 35, shared an intimate conversation with Coco, 30, at their own private table at the MAFS reunion on February 11

Close bond: The unlikely pals appeared to be very comfortable with each other, laughing and chatting as they waited for the shoot to begin

Close bond: The unlikely pals appeared to be very comfortable with each other, laughing and chatting as they waited for the shoot to begin

At one point, Coco was caught peeking at Jason’s ripped physique as he lifted up his shirt so a crew member could attach a microphone. 

‘They were very red-faced afterwards and it was quite cute,’ said the eyewitness.

While it’s unclear if their flirtation will be highlighted on the show, a production insider said the pair were seated together ‘at their own request’.

Overheard: The co-stars chatted about their love of music festivals, according to an onlooker

Overheard: The co-stars chatted about their love of music festivals, according to an onlooker 

Eyes up here! At one point, Coco was caught peeking at Jason's ripped physique as he lifted up his shirt so a crew member could attach a microphone

Eyes up here! At one point, Coco was caught peeking at Jason’s ripped physique as he lifted up his shirt so a crew member could attach a microphone 

Busted: 'They were very red-faced afterwards and it was quite cute,' said the eyewitness

Busted: ‘They were very red-faced afterwards and it was quite cute,’ said the eyewitness 

Coco was paired with fashion designer Sam Carraro on Married At First Sight, but they broke up after a couple of weeks.

Jason is still in the experiment with ‘hot teacher’ Alana Lister.

Married At First Sight continues Sunday at 7pm on Channel Nine 

Case of the ex: Coco was paired with fashion designer Sam Carraro (left) on Married At First Sight, but they broke up after a couple of weeks

Case of the ex: Coco was paired with fashion designer Sam Carraro (left) on Married At First Sight, but they broke up after a couple of weeks

Will they last? Jason is still in the experiment with 'hot teacher' Alana (right)

Will they last? Jason is still in the experiment with ‘hot teacher’ Alana (right)

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