When a marriage is arranged, it's not uncommon for a bride to only meet her groom on their wedding day. In order to make sure that the man she was marrying had an education, one bride in the Uttar Pradesh state of India gave her intended a math test on their wedding day. He failed spectacularly.
In Malaysia, Masran Abdul Rahman and his family are suing his former fiancée Norzuliyana Mat Hassan for leaving him just six hours before their wedding. Rahman says he suffered distress and embarassment when he was forced to call off the elaborate wedding for 1,200 guests. The AP notes, "His lawyer said the would-be…
Police have found a missing 13-year-old girl from Hesperia, California and say that while her parents led them to believe she had been kidnapped, evidence suggests she actually ran away to escape an arranged marriage.[LAT] [NBC LA]
Flipping the stereotypes around a bit, 22 year old Kristen Georgi recently filed for divorce from her 84 year old husband, Joe Hardy, because his glamorous, globetrotting lifestyle was "a bit too fast-paced" for her.