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Open Post: Please Marry My Boy

Sorry guys I know I promised to recap Please Marry My Boy, but tonight there is Big Brother, Masterchef and The X Factor so won’t be able to do it.

Tell me what you think of the first episode and the cast here.

39 comments

1 daisy { 07.29.13 at 11:36 pm }

OK I have my Please Marry My Boy L plates on.

Do these relationships really work?
Are these people serious or just getting on telly?

2 Eliza { 07.29.13 at 11:50 pm }

Daisy, last season didn’t have any success stories. I am quite a cynic but really think most would just want to get their mug on TV!

The guys this year seem better than last year so far. Carlo is Vlad, Nathan is Matt and umm the other guy is Brandan (?). I think that Nathan has a bit of Tony in him too so they have merged the good looking one and sleazy one together.

Fun fact, I know of one of the girls that made the final cut for one of the guys. She is an ex girlfriend of a guy that was (errrrm) interested in me for quite a while. When I saw her I was intrigued! Will be interesting to see how she goes.

The country guy seems to have a nice mix of sweet/also pretty girls so hopefully he has some luck!

3 Techhater { 07.29.13 at 11:56 pm }

Daisy Welcome to my world unmarried sons whose mother spoils them all rotten. Does everything for them and noone’s good enough for them. Lol (says I with tongue in cheek.) 😛

4 daisy { 07.29.13 at 11:59 pm }

Eliza, that’s a close brush with celebrity.

How is this one?
One of my best friends from high school married Brian Dennehy from Cocoon and is they are still married. That’s as close as I get. he he.

She met him when she was designing costumes for the Man From Snowy River.

5 daisy { 07.30.13 at 12:02 am }

Well then TH. You could sign up for the show.

I bet the boys would love that.

6 Eliza { 07.30.13 at 12:08 am }

Daisy, now that’s just bragging! Now you’re just trying to impress us (joking tone of voice, just to clarify :P). That’s pretty cool.. I watched those Cocoon movies a little while ago with my mum. Love a good 80s movie.. the time when many good things were made.. Pretty in Pink, 16 Candles, Naked Gun, oh and ME!

7 Techhater { 07.30.13 at 12:12 am }

Daisy Brian Dennehy has always been a favourite actor of both Desi and I. One of the most underrated actors of all time.

I’m well impressed.

8 daisy { 07.30.13 at 12:20 am }

My friend was and is really nice. They just live an ordinary married life.

Yes Eliza that’s my big brush with fame. If I had have known I wouldn’t have laughed at my friend for eating a vegemite sandwich under the doona. She’s got the last laugh now.

9 brain dead dave { 07.30.13 at 12:21 am }

Brian Dennehy playing John Gacy in To Catch A Killer. Superb actor.

10 daisy { 07.30.13 at 12:23 am }

Yes, he’s a quiet achiever.

11 Daze { 07.30.13 at 9:57 am }

Really enjoyed the show last night and thought the boys & mum’s a much better choice this year (remember the smothering Serb mum?). Loved that they put the dad’s in a covert role. Nathan isn’t ready to settle but I think Carlo and Brad will come out winners, unlike last season where it was so fake. The mum’s picked the girls well and it seems some of the others not chosen will come back in, like last year.

12 Me { 07.30.13 at 11:37 am }

Someone on twitter said that the model dude was a topless waiter at a hens night she went to. haha

I hope carlo finds someone :)

13 daisy { 07.31.13 at 2:24 pm }

Fiona the Maltese girl with the beautiful eyes was lovely.
Yvette was just cheesy and not because of her cheddar coloured dress.

14 daisy { 07.31.13 at 2:30 pm }

Shayli looks like Jessica Simpson and Nathan’s Dad Max looks like Rhupert Murdoch.

15 mahlia { 08.01.13 at 1:57 pm }

Ohh I thought I’d hate this show but I loved it!
I think Nathan is just there for the exposure. I didn’t like it when he said he just wants a girl who is good in bed!! His mother should be ashamed for him for that. She has clearly raised a very shallow boy!
None of them are good enough for him til he grows up!!

On the other hand I loved Brad. He seems very genuine and sweet. I imagine he is someone who needs help choosing because he is shy, so the show will be good for him. But I don’t think that choosing someone outgoing for a shy person is necessarily the right approach. It can work but it can fail dismally too.

Carlo will find someone very easily. His needs are simple. Someone who fits into the family, someone who likes to eat, someone who likes to cook. Done!

16 Izobel2 { 08.01.13 at 5:34 pm }

I enjoyed the first ep, and so far like all of the cast better than last year too. Carlo seems like an easy pleased bloke that truly is looking for someone to be with. You forgot that he’s hanging to have kids to Mahlia. I think he likes the 40 year old as she’s ready for kids yesterday too.

17 incense burner { 08.01.13 at 5:37 pm }

Hello there! I know this is kinda off topic but I was wondering if
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18 Trk { 08.01.13 at 8:57 pm }

Does anyone know Yvettes background?

I saw her on Sbs’s Insight show – discussing Bikie Violence, her brother was involved…

19 Trk { 08.01.13 at 8:59 pm }
20 Georgie { 08.02.13 at 7:54 am }

Wow Trk, even if her only connection was her brother, Nathan might want to rethink getting involved, especially now that she’s spoken out publicly.

Brad is a boring fart and needs to put in a bit of effort and I don’t understand how Amber got a guernsey on Carlo’s team?
Also, I really think the family photo ritual is unnecessary and painful to watch – as it was last year.

21 Lisa { 08.02.13 at 1:47 pm }

I didn’t enjoy the second ep as much as the 1st.
I don’t know how an old fashioned Christian woman raised a son like Nathan. I don’t think they will ever agree on his perfect match. He’s already said he wants someone good in bed which makes him very shallow in my book.

22 daisy { 08.02.13 at 2:06 pm }

Yes Lisa, must be ine of those churches w here it’s OK to have fake boobs and be a bit of a tart.
“Sorts Model”? I wouldn’t be surprised to find out that some of those photos involved motor sports…..racey.

23 Amanda { 08.02.13 at 2:52 pm }

Hi all
Just wanted to clear up some stuff about Yvette, she is my best friend and yep her scenes are cheesy but farrrr out we laugh so much at them, its not taken seriously at all it was just a bit of fun and she looks great on camera, hopefully she will get picked up on another show. In regards to her brother there is no involvement in bikies, her brother was at the wrong place at the wrong time.
And Daisy she isn’t a tart and just because she has fake boobs doesn’t mean she should be judged, I bet if fake boobs cost $100 everyone would be getting them, they are so popular as it is.
I don’t associate with trashy, sleazy or troubled women, she is just a fun loving attractive girl, exactly how she describes herself and how they have portrayed her, I told her to stay true to herself on the show and that’s exactly what she is doing. I’m so proud to call her my friend :-)
The end

24 daisy { 08.02.13 at 3:11 pm }

I knew people would think I had a problem with fake boobs. But it’s fake Christians I have trouble with.
Yvette might be as lovely as you say, and it’s understandable that you defend her, but viewers still see what is represented on the screen and that is how she represented herself and was shown. So that is what I based my comments on, plus years I have been in a church where they say, “We are in the world but not of it”. Oh yeah, that’s where they buy their fake boobs, buy their too tight dresses and have their ‘sports model’ photos taken.

I just hate this whole I am a Christian thing. But know in these Americanised Hollywood churches you can have your cake and eat it too. I knwo you’ll say she’s not a fake. Call it Christian fusion then.

25 daisy { 08.02.13 at 3:24 pm }

Amanda, I have only seen one episode but if see behaviour that is consistent with what she says her faith is, if she is not going into guys bedrooms etc, I will be happy to recant and apologise.

Or is it a Christian like Brittany Spears version. Each to their own but didn’t you know that when Yette put herself out there, some will like her and some won’t.
So in the meantime she can enjoy her fans and not worry about anyone who isn’t.

I like the pretty little girl from Malta.

26 Amanda { 08.02.13 at 3:30 pm }

Hi Daisy

Thanks for your comment I can see that even though you don’t like it I can see you are understanding :-) I totally understand your side as I know Christians belief system, I know some of her family are more into it than she is and practice no sex before marriage and all of that kinda thing. She does go to church every Sunday she has asked me numerous times to go but I don’t. She doesn’t practice all of the Christian beliefs but I she does give some of her time to it, I think it sometimes can be hard to still have this in this modern world we live in as I see her cousin struggle with it sometimes and he practices the entire Christian belief system.
She doesn’t preach she is a Christian by any means, I think she only mentions it once, she basically has to defend the industry she works in more than anything, there are a lot of shallow fake people in the modelling industry, she is definitely not one of them.
I might just mention though, the initial first date was over 10 minutes and all they showed was that she had fake boobs and she was a christian, there was a lot more to that first date that they completely cut out just to emphasise those 2 things about her, that sucked a little
Anyway hope that helps :-)

27 Amanda { 08.02.13 at 3:32 pm }

No need to apologise at all Daisy, I understand your beliefs :-) Just wanted to clear up that she isnt a tart and that she is not connected to the bikes more than anything else really :-)

28 OLIVIA { 08.16.13 at 2:59 pm }

Are Mark Trevorrow (alter ego Bob Downe) and Yvette the same person?!!

29 Sam { 08.19.13 at 11:02 pm }

Laura is a stripper, by boyfriend recoganised her from a bucks earlier this yr http://www.badkittytomcatsstrippers.com.au/portfolio-view/topless-waitresses-newcastle-amira/ (apparently she was very entertainjng, if anyone is looking for one)

30 Eliza { 08.20.13 at 12:53 am }

Thanks for the insights, Amanda. I have grown up in a Christian household my entire life and consider myself Christian. Sure, we live in a world where there are many temptations and (no excuse) but we are all human and make decisions that may not always be in line with what we believe to be “right” from time to time.

In saying that, when you know God, being a Christian isn’t about “following a belief system” like a set of rules.. you should want to behave in a certain way.. if that makes sense? I don’t see how God wants us to live as a set of rules (or a system) to pick and choose what we follow.. For example, God speaks of sex within the confides of marriage due to the fact that it is something which can be very damaging. I like to compare it to being like your parents wanting the best for you. When it comes down to it, the industry in which Yvette works is one created to attract men and does lead to men thinking “impure thoughts” about her (please, correct me if I can misunderstanding her job). If she knew God, would she believe that this is a helpful job to have?

Don’t mean to preach! It is an interesting point of discussion.. Daisy, I totally get where you are coming from.. Definitely have your cake and eat it too.. Not saying I am by any means perfect, but it does seem to be the case more and more where people just make up what they choose to “follow”. I remember last year when Guy Sebastian came out about his ideas on religion having evolved or whatever.. Not sure what book he was reading but the Bible has said the same thing for how many years? I was disappointed. You can still accept and love people in this world without everyone having to conform to this whole “religion is what you want to make it” moniker.

Better stop watching Lynton on MC, Daisy.. he is leading me into temptation.. hahaha

I am sorry to hear about Yvette’s brother, too. Terribly sad and such an awful thing for anyone to go through, let alone at such a young age.

Also, RTV shows are always going to push what they want to.. create drama and intrigue and build the characters they want.

31 Eliza { 08.20.13 at 12:55 am }

Thanks, Sam.. I was not a fan of Laura’s and felt the dad “liking” her to be a bit weird…

32 Jenna { 08.25.13 at 8:10 am }

I think Laura is hysterical! You can tell she’s just in it for a laugh and she clearly say’s it how it is. I tried to book her for a party from the link above but she doesn’t work for the company and has nothing to do with stripping so, not sure why you put that link there…other than teasing us…she looks fantastic!

33 Sam { 08.26.13 at 2:17 pm }

Mmmm I’m not sure if u are trying to undermine my comment, but she is clearly a stripper, and she was booked from this site (see the “book now” button at the bottom) I think it’s a bad that the show puts on people who are not genuinely interested and just there “for a laugh”

34 Jenna { 08.26.13 at 7:31 pm }

well if you don’t believe me …call up and ask to book her in. She only used to do bikini work NOT stripping !

35 Kat { 09.04.13 at 10:17 pm }

Jenna you are obviously a friend of Laura’s or Jenna is Laura. I’m sorry to say but Laura is a STRIPPER.!! You just have to search google & type in amira STRIPPER (that is her STRIPPER name) & about 6 different sites come up who she works for. Look at the girls profiles & you will see pictures of her come up describing what she does…… STRIPPER. STRIPPER. STRIPPER..!!!!!

36 daisy { 09.04.13 at 10:28 pm }

Kat now we all want to google a stripper. LOL.

Do you girls want an umpire? Not me though. :)

37 Cindy { 09.30.13 at 8:13 am }

Does anyone know where they all ended up? Are they still together, did they break up, are any of them married?

I have google everything and cant seem to find where they are now for the winners of season 2?

38 Georgie { 09.30.13 at 8:25 am }

Cindy – Carlos ended up with Tanya, Bradley with Tegan and Nathan with Fiona. Someone posted on a non PMMB thread last week, that none of them were together now.

39 Cindy { 09.30.13 at 8:37 am }

Thanks for that… Yeah I watched the last episode and saw who was with who but it was just never followed up to see what happened to them… Thanks again :-)