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Straight husbands reject shared bed

Thu 2 Oct 2014 In: New Zealand Daily News View at Wayback View at NDHA

Two straight men who married for a radio competition have spoken of their horror at turning up for their honeymoon in Rarotonga and finding they were expected to share a bed. Dunedin men Matt McCormick and Travis McIntosh married as a joke in order to win a trip to the Rugby World Cup, something the MP who led New Zealand’s marriage equality legislation Louisa Wall has described as ‘foolish’. McIntosh say the honeymoon suite they arrived to was a surprise, in a story on the front page of the New Zealand Herald's website. "The morning we arrived, there [were] rose petals and a big love heart on the bed, and we looked at each other and said 'we're not sleeping in the same f***** room'.” The newspaper says the resort “then made more satisfactory arrangements.” The story also includes the pair making jokes about ‘cheating’ with women.    

Credit: Daily News staff

First published: Thursday, 2nd October 2014 - 1:06pm

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