Pulling back the curtain on bizarre double lives, Investigation Discovery examines stories of men and women who thought they were happily married until they uncovered a shocking secret about their spouse – leaving them asking WHO THE (BLEEP) DID I MARRY?
The 12-part series, beginning Thursday, May 5 at 8:30 p.m. ET/9:30 p.m. PT, weaves together first-person tales of doomed marriages, from their nuptial bliss to the jaw-dropping revelation about their significant other.
From bank robbers to bigamists to international spies, these compelling and startling characters will have viewers shaking their heads in disbelief and wondering how the truths behind these scandalous spouses were kept hidden for so long.
Highlights from WHO THE (BLEEP) DID I MARRY? include:
WHO THE (BLEEP) DID I MARRY? – “Keeping Up Appearances”
Thursday, May 5 at 8:30 p.m. ET/9:30 p.m. PT
Jeanne Trantel, of Long Island, New York, thought she had it all. With a beautiful home in Rockville Centre, two wonderful kids and a loving husband, she never suspected it was all a lie. Every morning Jeanne’s husband, Stephen, put on his suit and tie, grabbed his lunch and left for work. But instead of heading to Wall Street where he had worked as a commodities broker for many years, he engaged in a covert career right there on Long Island. Having lost his job and run out of money several months earlier, a desperate Stephen had decided to bring home the bacon by way of bank robbery. Stephen Trantel is now serving nine years for robbing 10 Long Island banks.
WHO THE (BLEEP) DID I MARRY? – “The Defector and the Divorcee”
Thursday, May 12 at 8:30 p.m. ET/9:30 p.m. PT
Ana Margarita Martinez, a Cuban exile living in Miami, was always taught the importance of finding a good Cuban husband. When she met Juan Pablo Roque, she thought she had found her perfect mate. A Cuban defector and a volunteer for the prestigious refugee rescue mission, Brothers to the Rescue, Juan Pablo had not only won the heart of Ana Margarita, but of the whole Cuban community in Miami. After dating for three years Ana thought she knew Juan Pablo better than anyone, but a year into their marriage she found out that her groom was an imposter. Juan Pablo Roque had been using his marriage to Ana Margarita as a cover while he secretly worked for the Cuban government – as a spy.
WHO THE (BLEEP) DID I MARRY? – “Don Juan Down Under”
Thursday, May 19 at 8:30 p.m. ET/9:30 p.m. PT
Donna Andersen waited her whole life to find her soul mate. She was a single woman living in Atlantic City in 1996 and looking for love in all the wrong places. But one day her dreams were answered in the form of a dashing Australian entrepreneur who promised to be the companion she was hoping for. After a whirlwind three-day romance, he proposed, they married six months later, and Donna was happier than she’d ever been before. Little did she know that his charming ways were just a mask for the real man her husband would turn out to be – a man who cheated, lied and stole thousands of dollars from everyone that crossed his path, including his wife.