Not everyone receives the closure they are searching for when a relationship ends. In a unique social experiment, 21 participants ask their ex-lovers to meet with them for a final chance at resolving their past issues and, hopefully, rekindling their romance. Season 1 of locally adapted dating reality show One Night With My Ex is doing just that, starting on Saturday, 18 April on Mzansi Magic (161) at 19:30.
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The former couples come face-to-face for the first time since their break-up, to relive the painful memories that led to the end of their relationship. Be it dishonesty, infidelity and insecurities – and they are locked in an apartment together while they sort things out, putting their emotions on the table as the cameras zoom in.
There are a thousand questions running through their minds when they first meet. But the one that matters most is “will you spend the night with me?”. This could go either way. If the ex agrees, they reminisce about the past and talk about the possibilities of picking up where they left off. Or the ex could decline the offer and walk out the door for good. In some instances, the ex-lovers spend the evening together but decide on a friendship instead. There’s tension, tears and sometimes, smiles. More than anything, each episode is unpredictable and will keep you on the edge of your seat. Here are five scandalous reasons you need to tune in: