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Thursday March 3, 2011
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THE former wife of pop star Siti Nurhaliza’s husband will be getting married in May, Utusan Malaysia reported.
Tengku Zawiyah Tengku Izham’s future husband, businessman Datuk Joseph King is a single father with two children and is in his 40s.
He embraced Islam last month and has adopted the Muslim name Rayyan JK.
According to a close friend of Tengku Zawiyah, the wedding will take place on May 12 in Kuala Lumpur.
The paper reported that Tengku Zawiyah and Rayyan JK were initially friends and that their relationship turned romantic later.
Datuk Seri Khalid Mohamad Jiwa, 47, divorced Tengku Zawiyah, 43, on March 12, 2005.
They have four children – Mohd Anas, 19; Mohd Adib, 16; Mohd Ashraf, 14, and Mohd Azif, eight.
Siti then married Khalid on Aug 21, 2005.
> A bride and groom were humiliated on their wedding day when the wedding planner disappeared with RM37,000 in cash and goods, Harian Metro reported.
The victim said that the wedding planner was supposed to provide catering services, invitation cards, bridal wear and accessories for the wedding.
“Unfortunately, a day before our wedding last September, the planner sent an SMS informing me that he could not provide all the services as promised,” the victim said.
According to the victim, there was nothing they could do at that point.
“We were forced to serve snacks to our guests,” the victim said.
The modus operandi of the wedding planner was to get customers to deposit a sum of money into his mother’s bank account.
The victim who had contacted planner’s mother, said she told him that she was not aware of her son’s activities.
“The mother even claimed that she was no longer in contact with him,” said the victim, who lodged a police report.
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