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You think your mother-in-law is bad?

An email sent from an English woman to her stepdaughter-in-law-to-be went viral last week, prompting an outpouring of responses. 500 more words


Man Marries Lampshade

Remember the ‘mother in law from hell’ ?

Carolyn Bourne achieved internet notoriety when an email she sent to her son’s fiance, accusing her of being uncouth and ill-mannered was posted on the internet and went viral… 98 more words


Email girl Heidi Withers marries without 'mother-in-law-from hell'

Heidi Withers’ scathing mother-in-law Carolyn Bourne was a notable absentee at the 29-year-old’s wedding this weekend.

Mrs Bourne, who was dubbed the mother-in-law from hell, became notorious after sending a particularly opinionated email to the bride-to-be, labelling her ‘brash’ and criticising her lazy and attention-seeking behaviour, which went viral after Ms Withers sent it on to her friends. 178 more words


Mother-In Law's Bombshell Sparks Debate on Manners and Family Values

Carolyn Bourne sparked several weeks of heated debates in the United Kingdom, over her widely published criticisms of future daughter in law Heidi Withers.  The… 399 more words

Bride to block mother-in-law from wedding over email row

Carolyn Bourne – the woman who sent an email that later went viral attacking her future daughter-in-law Heidi Withers – will not be invited to her step-son’s wedding. 220 more words


The real life Saas Bahu Saga from England

Last week, the internet and the newspapers were abuzz with an email that had gone viral. The email was sent to a “bad mannered” bride-to-be, from her future mother-in-law. 565 more words


Carolyn Bourne - My UK Ambassador

I am THRILLED to announce that a woman living in England is my new representative in the UK. She’s not only ON-POINT about manners and etiquette, but she ISN’T AFRAID to SPEAK HER MIND! 664 more words