The Aussies are sharing the petty arguments they had with an ex that led to them ending the relationship, including a spat over fridge magnets and a troublesome stepmother.
Kyle and Jackie O popped the question to listeners on their breakfast radio show after seeing the story of a couple who broke up over a minor disagreement while on vacation in Paris – a scenario to which an animator personally bonded.
In a Huffington Post article, a woman said she was in Paris with her husband who had poorly planned a day of sightseeing when she wanted to hang out at a cafe and relax.
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Kyle and Jackie O (pictured left with ex-husband Lee Henderson) asked listeners to call in and share the little fight they had with a former partner that led to the relationship ending
“She was walking behind him and just thought you know what I’m ending this – she thought, I don’t want to do any sightseeing, so our marriage is over,” Jackie O paraphrased.
“I remember when we were in Paris, Lee and I, we had a fight at a cafe, we were going there for dinner…and it was over the stupidest thing,” she said of her ex. -husband with whom she divorced in 2018.
Jackie said she only wanted to order a croissant, but her then-husband was “embarrassed” to ask for the pastry for dinner.
“I thought he judged me way too much. I said ‘we are in Paris! If you can’t get a croissant here, where can you get a croissant?” she recalls.
“He was going to be embarrassed if I ordered a croissant for dinner because they would look at me like a stupid tourist.”
Belinda, who had been with her husband of 21 years, has divorced following a row over who moved her fridge magnets: ‘What a love affair with fridge magnets!’
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“She scratched her teeth on her utensils when she ate. I just couldn’t.
“She said I ate ‘poor people’s food’. I am poor. What are you waiting for, steak and lobster every night?
“I love to cook, especially breakfast foods. She didn’t like eggs. I wonder if I can really spend the rest of my life with someone who won’t eat eggs with me on weekend mornings when we get old? No, I couldn’t.’
“He spoke in a very posh accent and called his mother ‘mom’. It annoyed me so much after a few weeks.
‘He had his hair cut. It looked so bad that I realized I wasn’t really into him and just liked the attention.
The hosts then opened the phone lines for other people to call about “petty” arguments they had with their spouse that led to the relationship ending.
Belinda, who had been with her husband of 21 years, divorced following an argument over fridge magnets.
“I was sitting in the living room on my iPad minding my own business, my husband was in the kitchen and all of a sudden I hear knocking and I hear ‘who’s the jerk who moved my magnets fridge? “, She said.
Belinda realized that her young daughter had moved the fridge magnets, but took the blame herself for what caused her husband to explode.
“After five minutes of ranting and raving about fridge magnets, I thought no — what a news story about fridge magnets,” she laughed.
Skye, from Campbelltown, New South Wales, has ended a decade-long relationship because of a prying stepmother.
‘His mum just wouldn’t respect our boundaries, she kept coming home all the time and I ended up telling her to stop coming to go away and that was it – he defended her and not me,’ she said.
Skye said her stepmother ‘wouldn’t respect their boundaries’ and when she confronted her, her husband sided with her mother
“I’m so happy – I haven’t dealt with her in six months.”
Five years into their relationship, Kia says a “pretentious” comment about her boyfriend’s bacon prompted the couple to go their separate ways.
“He wanted a Caesar salad for dinner, we walked to the supermarket and I said okay, what do you want in the Caesar salad, other ingredients?” she explained.
“He says ‘don’t have bacon, have pancetta because we’re not poor, we’re not from Campbelltown, let’s have pancetta’ – I don’t even think we ended up having dinner that night .”
Jenny from Mossvale said her ex-husband, who was reckless with money, would force her to write a strict budget for household expenses and then get angry when she didn’t do it to his liking.
“Throughout the relationship, he was spending the money going to sites like running sites, and all these other quick, quick plans for money and saying to me ‘write a budget, write a budget'” , she said.
“I used to write like these budgets and every time it would pop out of his brain because I hadn’t done the budget right.”
John said his mother ended her 37-year marriage to his father because he was adamantly against the national broadband network being installed in their home.
“The day the guy came out to put it on – she left when he went on and wouldn’t let the guy put it on, so she said fuck you, I’m out of here,” he said. he declared.
The hosts asked why his father didn’t want NBN in his NSW country homes, to which John replied, “He’s just a scrooge!” He couldn’t even use a cell phone, let alone the Internet.”
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