An 81-year-old British grandmother has shared her heartbreak at being separated from her Egyptian toyboy husband, 36, who has not yet been able to come to the UK because of visa issues.
Iris Jones, from Somerset, who flew to Egypt where she married Mohamed Ahmed Ibriham in November 2020 after meeting on Facebook last year shared a touching post on Facebook expressing her love for her husband.
She recently shared an animated image, GIF, of a love heart made from rose petals, alongside the caption: “For my husband.” She added i the comment session: “You are in my heart forever.”
Mohamed, who met Iris on Facebook last year, before she travelled to Egypt to marry him, responded to his wife’s message by commenting ‘I am for you forever’, with Iris replying ‘thank you my honey.’
Plans for Mohamed to come to the UK to join her are currently on pause as he’s currently struggling to get a spousal visa.
Iris previously left TV viewers shocked after appearing on ITV’s This Morning to disclose intimate details about their love story as well as her first sexual encounter with her toyboy.
The woman, who flew all the way down to Egypt from the UK to see her lover Mohamed Ahmed Irbriham in November 2019, said she “felt like a virgin again” before going further.
When asked about their first night together, the 80-year-old pensioner said: “It was very rough.” She then continued: “Nobody’s been near me for 35 years, I felt like a virgin again.
“We used a whole tube of KY jelly.”
While the comment left presenters Holly Willoughby and Phillip Schofield laughing out loud. Iris added: “I couldn’t walk the next day, I felt like I’d been riding a horse.”
However, Iris’s family members weren’t pleased with her new relationship because they believe Mohamed could be after her money.
Speaking to the Sun Online, Iris’ son Stephen Jones, 53, said that the romance threatened to split the family.
He said: “She revealed that she’d been talking to this guy in Egypt. I didn’t know his age and didn’t really think too much of it. Then one day, she came out and said ‘I’m falling for this guy’.
“When I found out his age it caused a lot of friction. My brother didn’t accept it, I was dubious about it because of the age difference.
“Darren took it worse than me. He didn’t want anything to do with it.”
Meanwhile, Iris has repeatedly insisted that Mohamed isn’t after her money nor is he seeking a passport to Britain.
She said: “If he’s marrying me for my fortune he’ll be sadly disappointed because I live on a pension.
“I don’t suffer fools gladly. I’m honest and I’m truthful and I told him straight away he couldn’t be a freeloader.”