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The 5 biggest controversies to come out of Season 6 of "Love Is Blind"


(L to R) Jessica Vestal, Clay Gravesend, AD Smith in the season six reunion of "Love Is Blind." Photo: Courtesy of Netflix

Season 6 of Netflix's "Love Is Blind," which was filmed in Charlotte with an all-Charlotte cast, showed the world just how "messy" the city's dating scene really is.

Here are five of the biggest jaw-droppers to come out of this season — both on and off camera.

Warning: Spoilers ahead.

The Megan Fox comparison.

It's the 2015 dress dispute but make it reality TV. Every media outlet, from The Today Show to TMZ is talking about it.

Context: While in the pods, Chelsea tells Jimmy that she gets compared to "Machine Gun Kelly's wife? or fiancé?" all the time.

  • In the end, Jimmy, who was torn between Chelsea and Jess, proposes to Chelsea. Chelsea's taking all the uproar in stride — sometimes you just gotta commit to the bit.
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Social media flooded with side-by-side comparisons of the two. (L) Chelsea Blackwell photo courtesy of Netflix. (R) Megan Fox photo courtesy of Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for Sports Illustrated Swimsuit.

Laura catching Jeramey in a big a** lie.

Jeramey and Laura's romance became more lost than found in Episode 9.

Context: Jeramey stayed out until 5am after running into his former pod love interest, Sarah Ann. When confronted by his fiancé Laura, Jeramey claimed he and Sarah Ann spent the night "just talking" in the parking lot of Lost and Found.

  • Laura knew Jeramey was lying because she checked his location.
  • That's when we hear Laura's engagement-ending bars: "You weren't even in South End, you were north of Uptown where Sarah Ann lives." The man was too stunned to speak.

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Jeramey and Laura during their honeymoon in the Dominican Republic (before the chaos of Episode 9 ensues). Photo: Courtesy of Netflix.

Jeramey's prior engagement.

The 32-year-old proposed to Laura in the pods, but shortly after the season premiered, news came out that he was engaged right before filming started.

Context: A woman claiming to be Jeramey's former mother-in-law posted a picture to Facebook with the caption, "Someone was engaged and living with someone before applying for this."

  • Having a prior engagement is not salacious on its own — it was a main talking point in Chelsea's backstory, after all.
  • Jeramey responded to the allegations on Instagram, confirming he was engaged. "It had ended by the time filming began," he says, adding that all of his potential pod interests were aware.
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(L to R) Sarah Ann, Jeramey and Jess at the "Love Is Blind" reunion. Photo: Courtesy of Netflix

Trevor's girlfriend back home.

The 31-year-old project manager has been a fan favorite this season, but he may have been in a relationship while filming.

Context: A woman named Natalie Marrero claims she was in a relationship with Trevor while he was participating in the show, up until a couple of weeks before it aired.

Trevor in the pods. Photo: Courtesy of Netflix

Jess' (possible) new love interest.

No, it's not Trevor or Jimmy, but it might be someone from the show.

Context: Jess, the 29-year-old contestant whom Jimmy dumped for Chelsea, recently appeared on the popular podcast "The Viall Files" with former Bachelor Nick Viall. She admitted to having another connection in the pods.

  • Jess said people could "probably figure out who it is using context clues," adding her type is "tall, dark and handsome with a beard and preferably tattoos."
  • For now, Jess isn't naming any names, only saying she's "trying to sort things out."
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Jimmy and Jess' long-awaited face-to-face meet in Episode 10. Photo: Courtesy of Netflix

Yes, and: Pictures recently surfaced of Jess with "Too Hot to Handle" star Harry Jowsey on the beach, sparking fresh rumors.

  • It's unclear when the pictures were taken.
  • It's possible Trevor will be part of the THTH cast, too. His ex-girlfriend alleged in those same story highlights he left for the show's filming last fall.

What's next: Answers, hopefully. The season six reunion will air on Netflix Wednesday, March 13.

(L to R) Sarah Ann, Jeramey, Trevor and Jess at the season reunion in Los Angeles. Photo: Courtesy of Netflix.

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