Married At First Sight's John has been swamped with dates

He may not have been the "Polynesian" man his bride Deb wanted, but women around Australia are lining up to date the 53-year-old.

By Melanie Burton
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We all felt for poor John when his bride on Married At First Sight, Deb, told him he wasn’t she man she wanted because he wasn’t, er, Polynesian.

After reminding him daily of the fact she wanted a Polynesian man, as well as making lists of things she didn’t like about him, John chose to leave the marriage on Monday night’s episode.

But since returning home to Melbourne, the 53-year-old has found himself in hot demand by the ladies.

Yep, Channel 9 claimed it had been swamped with emails from single women around the country, begging to be introduced to John.

The introduction for around 10 women was set up and shown on last night’s edition of A Current Affair and John was kept behind a curtain, while his daughters Jessie and Emma were there to give their approval on a potential new step mum.

“I’m flattered. They might be very disappointed once they meet me,” John said.

“Actually I’m really rapt. It has been fantastic.”

Well you wouldn't have to worry about distance with this one, John!
Well you wouldn't have to worry about distance with this one, John!

Some of the ladies who had their sights on John were…

  • Connie, who is “pushing 60.” “I am a little bit older but think we would be a great match. I think John and I have a lot in common,” she gushed.

  • Jules, 51, says John‘s really good-looking and very down-to-earth. He’d make a great catch.

  • Louise, 58, says her daughter thought they would “make a great match” and had been spreading the news on Facebook.

  • Lynn, 56, is a smoker like John. “I like to have a drink. I’m a smoker, so I have my Tic Tacs tonight. Come and approach me.”

Louise says her daughter thought she and John would "make a great match."
Louise says her daughter thought she and John would "make a great match."

John appeared to be a bit taken aback when the curtain was revealed, and the women flocked to him.

One woman gave him a kiss on the cheek, while another invited him back to her place and her spa, which she said was lonely when on her own.

He could well be Australia’s most eligible baby-boomer Bachelor!

John was being swamped by women wanting to date him!
John was being swamped by women wanting to date him!

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