Martha Kalifatidis and Michael Brunelli recently revealed they are packing up their North Bondi home and moving house as they temporarily move abroad for work.
And Michael, the hunky personal trainer, has been given the daunting task of moving away as his glamorous fiancée lives him off in Italy.
The former PE teacher was seen being helped by his parents as he carried boxes from the couple’s beachfront residence to a large truck containing storage containers.
Which guy! Married at First Sight star Michael Brunelli was spotted packing and leaving the Bondi home he shares with his fiancée Martha Kalifatidis on Sunday
The 31-year-old showed off his buff body in a t-shirt and athletic shorts while carrying several items to and from the property.
The entire Brunelli clan loaded the storage containers with furniture, boxes and clear plastic containers filled with shoes.
Even Michael’s mum helped out on Mother’s Day and was seen carrying a large Louis Vuitton shopping bag.
A family matter! The former PE teacher was seen being helped by his parents as he carried boxes from the couple’s beachfront residence to a large truck containing storage containers
Michael and Martha, who met on Married At First Sight in 2019, plan to spend a few months in Europe this year to pursue business opportunities.
Last week, Martha called out her fiancé for causing a media frenzy by announcing they were ‘moving’ to Europe.
Michael hinted it was a semi-permanent move when he addressed fans on Instagram on April 26.
Speaking to The Kyle and Jackie O Show from Italy, Martha, 33, clarified they weren’t leaving Australia for good and called Michael an “idiot” for suggesting otherwise.
Happy Mother’s Day Mom! Even Michael’s mother helped out and was seen carrying a large Louis Vuitton shopping bag out of the scene
‘No way, we’re not going abroad. Michael is such an idiot and I can’t believe he said that to everyone,’ she told hosts Kyle Sandilands and Jackie ‘O’ Henderson.
“He’s just dense. It can’t be helped.
Martha then explained what was really going on.
She said there had been a ‘mold problem’ at their home in Bondi which meant they had to move all their belongings to a warehouse.
Careful! Michael and his dad carried one of the couple’s ultra-modern pieces of furniture
Buff and tough: The 31-year-old showed off his buff biceps in a T-shirt while carrying several items to and from the property
This housing issue coincided with Martha’s planned trip to Italy with her business partner to attend the Cosmoprof beauty show.
Michael had also booked a trip to the UK around the same time to meet the developers of his Tru Fit workout app.
Because they both had trips to Europe planned, Martha decided, ‘Why don’t we just go over there and stay? [there] a bit because the timing is perfect?
Big day: The entire Brunelli clan loaded up storage containers with furniture, boxes and clear plastic containers full of shoes
“Then we go home, obviously,” she clarified, before adding, “We’re not moving anywhere.” We’re just taking a little break.
The furor began on April 26 when Michael told his Instagram followers he was about to hop on a plane to join Martha in Italy.
He explained how he was packing up their beach house before the big move – but failed to mention that they were only planning to stay abroad for two months.
‘He’s just dense’: Martha (left) recently called out her fiancé Michael (right) for causing a media frenzy by announcing they were ‘moving’ to Europe. Michael and Martha plan to spend a few months on board to pursue business opportunities
“Martha and I spent some time making the big decision to move overseas for a while,” Michael said during a fan Q&A.
“We’ve had some issues with our home and with the world basically open again, we’ve decided the timing is as good as any.”
Although he insisted it was not a permanent move, Michael said the move was a “change that we both wanted to experience”.
A few weeks earlier, the newly engaged couple were shocked to discover mold was spreading on the walls and roof of their Bondi pad.
Unhappy: Weeks earlier the newly engaged couple were shocked to discover mold spreading to the walls and roof of their Bondi pad (pictured)