The Block’s largest scandal simply exploded, with an emotional tell-all interview and a few jaw-dropping hidden camera footage.
The key gamers of The Block’s dramatic cheating saga have been uncovered in Tuesday evening’s episode, because it emerged that contestants Tanya and Vito knew a complete lot extra concerning the scandal than that they had been letting on.
And in surprising hidden camera footage that aired within the episode’s closing moments, the couple may very well be seen conspiring to get their story straight earlier than they fronted as much as producers.
The scandal first kicked off on Sunday evening, when it was found controversial twins Josh and Luke had seen a photograph of The Block’s top-secret manufacturing schedule, giving them inside information to plan and execute their rooms upfront. In Tuesday’s episode, Tanya and Vito lastly got here ahead to deal with their involvement in circulating the picture.
But regardless of Tanya finally calling for a sit-down confessional to disclose “her truth” as soon as and for all, incriminating hidden camera footage hinted she and Vito have been weaving a sophisticated net.
Tanya and Vito had beforehand stayed quiet concerning the mysterious snap taken inside Scott Cam’s personal workplace, claiming they knew nothing of the schedule leak behind the twins’ win on Sunday.
But when the robust Block bosses Keith and Dan got here down arduous on Josh and Luke’s builder Ryan — who admitted to receiving the picture from his teammates — Luke known as for the lies to finish.
“Vito, we need to resolve this now. It’s all going to be fine, but they’re nailing me and Ryan. It just has to be resolved. We have to do it now,” the fiery former Love Island star instructed Vito, who known as his spouse and instructed her to return to website instantly from a buying journey.
“I’m not taking responsibility, Things have gotta be sorted out, you know what I mean,” a distressed Vito instructed her.
Returning to the work website, Tanya requested to face the camera with Luke, speaking to one of many present’s producers to debate the origin of the offending picture. The producer famous it was a “highly unusual” request.
“So basically, the boys last night inspired me to come forward. That was really brave of them to ‘fess up and talk about what happened with the schedule scandal,” she stated, referring to Monday evening’s tense ‘winners are grinners’ dinner.
Tanya, who stated staying quiet had been “eating her up inside,” claimed that she acquired the picture through a textual content message from an unknown tradie working on-site, who instructed her he thought she would discover it helpful for the weeks forward.
The producer requested if Tanya had acquired the textual content to her ‘Block number.’
“Yes,” she responded, earlier than correcting herself: “No, it was my personal phone number.”
She stated she confirmed the picture to her husband, who wished no a part of it, then texted it to Luke to ask if it had been broadly circulated. He stated no.
“So that is the truth, Luke got it from me, but I got it from an ex-tradie from The Block,” she stated, including that inside 48 hours she deleted the picture and textual content message totally.
“I could have kept the number and I could have kept the photo but I just couldn’t do that, honestly I really couldn’t,” she stated.
“I deleted the photo initially because I was like ‘I don’t want to be a part of this and I don’t want the person who sent this to me to be implicated by this’. It’s just been a ripple effect.”
Noting that Tany and Vito had lied on camera all through the week, claiming no information of the picture scandal, the producer requested Tanya how The Block may ensure she was now telling the reality concerning the origins of the picture.
“It’s just been something that I’ve been thinking over, and when I saw the boys come forward I though, you know what, I’ve got to come forward and share my truth,” she stated, as her husband grew to become agitated on the line of questioning.
“You’re not under a criminal investigation here Tanya … it’s an interrogation,” Vito stated, ending the interview and storming off along with his spouse.
But it didn’t finish there.
Suddenly, the episode flashed again to secret camera footage from The Block tea room, recording Tanya in a dialog together with her husband from earlier within the day.
“I’m going to tell the camera what happened about the tradie sending me the photo. It was a number I didn’t know, and I deleted it straight away,” Tanya was heard whispering.
“The thing is … it was my Block number, yeah,” she stated, contradicting what she instructed producers.
Then, she lowered her voice to drop the largest bombshell of the episode, advising her husband: “You’ve got to always have the same consistent story…”
The saga is ready to proceed on Wednesday, as the opposite contestants study of Tanya and Vito’s involvement within the scandal and all groups unite for a physique company assembly that descends right into a slanging match.