Married At First Sight fans claim Tash Herz is a ‘fake vegan’ 


‘She probably just wants to boost her Instagram followers!’ Married At First Sight fans accuse Tash Herz of being a ‘FAKE VEGAN’ after she refused to explain why she doesn’t eat meat

Married At First Sight’s Tash Herz shut down Amanda Micallef on Tuesday night’s episode, refusing to explain why she’s a vegan.

And now some viewers on a Facebook fan page have accused the 31-year-old bartender of being a ‘fake vegan.’

One went so far as to claim that the brunette simply wants ‘vegans to follow her on Instagram’ and ‘really boost her followers.’

'She probably just wants to boost her Instagram followers!' Married At First Sight fans accused Tash Herz (pictured) this week of being a 'FAKE VEGAN' after she refused to explain why she doesn't eat meat

‘She probably just wants to boost her Instagram followers!’ Married At First Sight fans accused Tash Herz (pictured) this week of being a ‘FAKE VEGAN’ after she refused to explain why she doesn’t eat meat

Another agreed, writing in the comments section: ‘Yes. She was not honest or truthful about anything else. Probably the vegan stuff too.’

However others defended Tash, saying that it’s ‘draining’ having to always explain.

‘I’m vegan and I cannot be a**ed explaining why because most of the time people just want to get into a big debate about it. It’s draining,’ one wrote.

'I don't think Tash is a true vegan': One user on a Married At First Sight Facebook fan page this week, accused Tash of saying she's a vegan to 'boost her followers' on Instagram

'I don't think Tash is a true vegan': One user on a Married At First Sight Facebook fan page this week, accused Tash of saying she's a vegan to 'boost her followers' on Instagram

‘I don’t think Tash is a true vegan’: One user on a Married At First Sight Facebook fan page this week, accused Tash of saying she’s a vegan to ‘boost her followers’ on Instagram 

Not all negative: However others defended Tash, saying that it's 'draining' having to always explain why you're vegan

Not all negative: However others defended Tash, saying that it's 'draining' having to always explain why you're vegan

Not all negative: However others defended Tash, saying that it’s ‘draining’ having to always explain why you’re vegan 

Another suggested the show is ‘highly edited’ and Tash may have wanted to talk about it ‘at a later date’.

It comes after Tuesday night’s episode saw Tash and Amanda, 34, attempt to work on their tumultuous relationship by cooking a vegan meal together.

While preparing the dish, Amanda asked Tash why she became vegan, but was shut down.

Big debate: 'I'm vegan and I cannot be a**ed explaining why because most of the time people just want to get into a big debate about it. It's draining,' one viewer wrote

Big debate: 'I'm vegan and I cannot be a**ed explaining why because most of the time people just want to get into a big debate about it. It's draining,' one viewer wrote

Big debate: ‘I’m vegan and I cannot be a**ed explaining why because most of the time people just want to get into a big debate about it. It’s draining,’ one viewer wrote 

Where it all started: It comes after Tuesday night's episode saw Tash (left) and Amanda Micallef (right), 34, attempt to work on their relationship by cooking a vegan meal together

Where it all started: It comes after Tuesday night's episode saw Tash (left) and Amanda Micallef (right), 34, attempt to work on their relationship by cooking a vegan meal together

Where it all started: It comes after Tuesday night’s episode saw Tash (left) and Amanda Micallef (right), 34, attempt to work on their relationship by cooking a vegan meal together 

‘I will tell you, but let’s have that conversation once we’re settled because it’s a long one and I don’t have the energy to delve into it,’ she told Amanda.   

Tash, who has been vegan for two-and-a-half years, told 9Now this week that her decision to eat plant-based is to do with her morals and values.

The reality star had also watched documentaries on veganism, and was particularly moved by the film Okja, by director Bong Joon Ho. 

Encounter: While preparing the dish, Amanda (pictured) asked Tash why she became vegan but was shut down

Encounter: While preparing the dish, Amanda (pictured) asked Tash why she became vegan but was shut down

Encounter: While preparing the dish, Amanda (pictured) asked Tash why she became vegan but was shut down 

‘I was the biggest meat eater,’ Tash said. ‘I was one of those people that was like, “I could never be vegan”, and then I just watched these two things in one night and just woke up and the switch flipped.’   

Tash went on to describe being vegan as a ‘form of activism’.

‘If you have a pet but you’re willing to eat a cow, they’ve both got the same central nervous system, they both feel the same pain, they both feel the same emotions. So for me, it just really didn’t line up with my morals and values.’   

Shut down: 'I will tell you but let's have that conversation once we're settled because it's a long one and I don't have the energy to delve into it,' she told Amanda

Shut down: 'I will tell you but let's have that conversation once we're settled because it's a long one and I don't have the energy to delve into it,' she told Amanda

Shut down: ‘I will tell you but let’s have that conversation once we’re settled because it’s a long one and I don’t have the energy to delve into it,’ she told Amanda