A man put his wife up for sale on eBay after claiming she was unsympathetic when he moaned about feeling unwell.
Simon O’Kane from Wakefield, Yorkshire, posted a picture of wife detailing his reasons for selling her and the pros and cons of the ‘purchase’ he made the listing at around 10pm on Wednesday evening after he claimed Leandra wasn’t playing the role of a devoted wife.
The 33-year-old was stunned when bids hit £65,880 within two days .. He said: “I came in after work feeling a bit tired and unwell – my was wife dong the usual concerned bit but said I was burning the candle at both ends and was basically just whining at me.
When his wife Leandra found out about the prank she hit the roof. Leandra, 27, said: “I was absolutely fuming – I wanted to kill him. “Everyone at work saw it and were laughing their heads off. Not only did he put me up for sale but he used such a bad photo.
“He always moans he’s poorly, he’s a hypochondriac, then he swans off to the gym for three, four hours at a time. I told him if that if he can go to the gym then he doesn’t deserve my sympathy. If eBay hadn’t taken the listing down, who knows how much I would have got?”
After the first few bids trickled in Mrs O’Kane proved a hit with bids soaring to more than £65,000.