MAFS' Joanne ‘I just exploded'
WHO|March 29, 2021
SPARKS FLY BETWEEN THE ‘SPOUSES’ AS THE SINGLE MUM CONFRONTS TV HUSBAND JAMES
Olivia O’Brien

Following their shock showdown at this week’s dinner party, it’s clear Married at First Sight Australia’s barber bride Joanne Todd and “husband” James Susler, 44, may not be cut out for marriage. But while the 39-year-old single mum could still be searching for The One, here she tells WHO how she finally found the strength to stand up to her controversial groom.

You had a girl power moment at this week’s dinner party and finally put James in his place. What was the final straw?

I had enough of his ways. I thought, “I’m actually going to stand up for myself and say what I think.” I just explode, I was like, “I’m done with this guy! He’s lying to me and he needs to be caught out on it.”

Did you find it easier to stand up to him with [fellow bride] Belinda backing you?

Definitely! Sometimes I tried to talk to him on my own and he would just shut me down. Having my bestie next to me gave me the confidence to stand up to him.

Does James trigger something in you? Have you been in a difficult relationship in the past?

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