Married At First Sight NZ's Ottie Schwartz charged with drink driving

Married At First Sight NZ star Ottie Schwartz has been charged with drink driving in Christchurch.

According to Christchurch Court News, the 32-year-old was granted a registrar's remand on Monday morning, and will appear back in court on November 14.

Schwartz allegedly blew a reading of 473 micrograms of alcohol per litre of while driving on Avalon Street - 73 micrograms over the legal limit for court prosecution.

The incident reportedly occurred on October 28 - the same day the explosive finale of MAFS NZ aired on Three.

In an Instagram post dated October 7, Schwartz captioned a selfie: "I feel like I spend half my life in taxis, better than the back of cop cars I guess."

She has also admitted to physically assaulting a former friend eight years ago at a petrol station.

"It got very heated," she told The Project NZ earlier this year.

"There was some slinging and I ended up pulling her hair - not a fine moment of mine. I wrote her an apology at the time and that still stands.

"I'm still really sorry about it."

Schwartz was paired with 26-year-old apprentice barber Gareth Noble during the reality TV experiment, but the couple called it quits after three weeks together.


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