Samantha Armytage reveals the most annoying habit husband Richard Lavender has – which forced her to seek answers in a self-help group
She tied the knot with Richard Lavender in an intimate ceremony on New Year’s Eve.
But Samantha Armytage’s marriage to the 60-year-old seems to be taking its toll less than six months on, with the former Sunrise host revealing one of his worst habits at home.
In a column for The Daily Telegraph’s Stellar magazine, the 44-year-old detailed her annoyance at her husband’s dishwasher stacking skills.
‘I’m constantly amazed by how often my husband will ring me’: Samantha Armytage (pictured) 44, has revealed the most annoying and improper habit her 60-year-old husband, Richard Lavender, has at home
‘When I am out, I’m constantly amazed by how often my husband will ring me – not to say how much he misses me, but to ask where something goes in the kitchen when he’s unpacking the dishwasher,’ she wrote in the piece for the publication.
Samantha added she had ‘slight OCD in this area’ due to being a Virgo.
The newlywed also said she joined a self-help group online for ‘long-suffering spouses of people who can’t load a dishwasher’.
‘I interviewed Rugby League legend Steve ‘Blocker’ Roach for my Stellar podcast the other day and he admitted that even though he’s in the Hall of Fame, and after almost four decades of marriage, he has no idea where anything goes once it leaves the dishwasher and calls his wife when she’s out doing chores to ask, too,’ she wrote.
‘When I am out, I’m constantly amazed by how often my husband will ring me – not to say how much he misses me, but to ask where something goes in the kitchen when he’s unpacking the dishwasher,’ Samantha said of her husband, Richard (right)
‘I’d love to say it’s a man thing or a front-row-forward thing… But most of the people in the Facebook group are men complaining about their dishwasher-illiterate wives.’
Her comments about Richard’s improper habit follow Samantha continuing her media career in the form of her new ‘Something To Talk About’ podcast with Stellar magazine.
She celebrated being named Spotify ANZ’s local ‘podcast of the week’ on April 4.
Who needs Sunrise? Samantha celebrated her new podcast’s success at being announced as ‘Spotify’s pick of the week’ on April 4
So far Sam’s podcast has included high-profile guests such as former politician Julie Bishop, actor Hugh Sheridan and NRL legend Steve Roach.
‘@sam_armytage talks to a line up of experts, famous friends and everyday Aussies on an array of subjects in a conversational and in-depth forum on this weeks Podcast Of The Week,’ Spotify ANZ’s page captioned a shout-out to the TV star.
It has been four weeks since Samantha sensationally revealed she was quitting Seven’s breakfast show Sunrise in order to reclaim ‘peace’ and ‘calm’ in her life.
Gone: Samantha marked her last day on Sunrise on March 11 and broke down in tears during an emotional farewell