A 107-year-old Malaysian woman says she is ready to marry for the 23rd time because she fears her current drug addict husband might leave her for a younger woman, a report said yesterday.
Wook Kundor made headlines four years ago when she married Muhammad Noor Che Musa, a man 70 years her junior in northern Terengganu state, with pictures of the wedding splashed across newspapers.
But Wook is now looking for new love as she fears that Muhammad, 37, who is undergoing voluntary drug rehabilitation treatment in the capital Kuala Lumpur, will leave her once the programme ends, she told the Star newspaper.
“Lately, there is this kind of insecurity in me,” the paper quoted her as saying, showing a photograph of the centenarian wearing a Muslim headscarf.
“I realise that I am an aged woman. I don’t have the body nor am I a young woman who can attract anyone.
“My intention to remarry is to fill my forlornness and nothing more than that,” she said, adding she felt lonely without her husband by her side to celebrate the coming Muslim festival of Eid al-Fitrb next week.
Muhammad, who was a lodger in Wook’s house, had previously said it was “God’s will” that the couple fell in love.
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