YONKERS, NY – 27-year-old Emily Follingsworth was charged with polygamy yesterday in Yonkers, NY, days after her second wedding. Follingsworth, a spouse of a fifth-year neurosurgical resident, could not believe what she had done.
“I had completely forgotten that I was previously married!” said Follingsworth. At first glance, most thought that she had just divorced Dr. Greg Follingsworth, but after digging deeper, the story became very different.
“Seriously, I had no recollection of having a husband until the cops pulled me over days after our honeymoon,” said Follingsworth. Things started to click when she was shown a picture of her first husband. “I can’t believe I forgot about being married to him. I hadn’t seen him in years. I just thought we were friends on Facebook that hadn’t seen each other in a while.”
Follingsworth’s second groom, a dermatology resident, was equally as shocked as he also had no idea that Emily was married already. “Wow, I usually saw Emily everyday after my dermatology clinic ended at 3 PM, well, most of the time at 2 PM, depending on any inpatient consults which were really, really rare.”
Dr. Follingsworth could not be reached for comment as he was scrubbed in on an 18-hour craniotomy, with 13 consults awaiting him, and 53 patients still to round on in the evening.