“This hurts”: Guy Sebastian drops bombshell on The Voice leaving Delta speechless
The Voice’s Delta Goodrem was left speechless on Sunday as Guy Sebastian revealed he’s close friends with contestant Matt Gresham, after she unknowingly stopped them from working together by using her ‘block’ button.
Seconds after Delta blocked Matt from choosing Guy as his mentor, the singer revealed the two had a very close relationship.
“You don’t know this, but Matt’s a really good mate of mine. That’s why the block hurts, because we go way back together,” he explained in frustration.
Each coach has two ‘blocks’ they can secretly use during auditions this year. This means they’re able to block another coach from getting a singer that they want.
After Matt finished his rendition of Bruises by Lewis Capaldi, Guy was unable to be his mentor due to being blocked. The coach then demanded to know who had blocked him.
“Okay it was me, I did it. I definitely pressed the block button. I did it with the best intention because that's how much I love your voice. It came from the right place,” explained Delta, unaware of Matt and Guy's relationship.
Guy then revealed that Matt is a “really good mate of mine”, Delta couldn’t believe it.
She muttered “oh, sorry” as Guy complimented Matt, saying: “I seriously love you and know what you're capable of. Your voice is full of storytelling and life experience.”
Delta told the singer: “Your voice is everything that I want on my team.”
Explaining why he chose to audition on The Voice, Matt said: “I'm from Western Australia, about two years ago I suffered with some really bad PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) and depression and basically just quit music.
“I haven't really been able to do anything until this.”
Guy and Matt seem to share an incredibly close friendship as the contestant has previously toured with the judge and have spent years gushing over each other on social media.
In December 2017, Matt accompanied Guy on stage at Carols in the City.
Last year, Matt shared a photo of with Guy sharing a beer just before the ARIA Awards.
“So proud to call Guy Sebastian a friend, an inspiration and a brother,” he wrote.View this post on Instagram
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