Husband admits to his advert revenge

2013-08-19 00:00

CAPE TOWN — Vengeance was all the sweeter for the cuckolded husband who felt so bad that he advertised his side of his marital bed on Gumtree.

In the advertisement, he assured prospective buyers that his newly estranged wife wouldn’t mind sharing the bed with strangers.

He added that as a bonus, his side of the bed never gets cold, as it does not take long before someone new warms it.

In an interview via e-mail with sister paper Die Burger, the husband admitted he had placed the advert to humiliate his estranged wife after he discovered her alleged affairs. He identified himself only as “Peter Parker”, action hero Spiderman’s alter ego.

He attached her cellphone number to the advertisement, which just gave an engaged tone when called this week.

He told the newspaper “after more than 60 000 people viewed the advertisement, I think my work is done”.

He said the idea to advertise his side of the marital bed was not his, but one that he had found on a webpage

“I did not make any changes to the advertisement, I just added the photo of the bed,” he said.

The advert was placed on Tuesday and has now been removed.

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