Sam Armytage was dating someone else when she first met husband Richard Lavender

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Samantha Armytage reveals she dated someone else when she met her future husband Richard Lavender – explaining why she didn’t change her last name

She married her husband Richard Lavender in an intimate ceremony in the Southern Highlands on New Year’s Eve.

But it looks like it wasn’t exactly a fairytale meeting for Sam Armytage, 44, and Richard, 61 – as on Saturday the former Sunrise host revealed she was dating someone else when they first saw each other.

Speaking on her podcast Something to talk about, the TV star recalled finding her ‘prince’ with radio titan Kyle Sandilands in April 2019.

Confession: Samantha Armytage, 44, (left) has spoken out about the first time she met her husband Richard Lavender, 61, (right) and admitted she was dating someone else at the time

‘What did you think when you first saw him? Did you think I’d get some of that?’ Kyle asked her cheekily.

‘No, I didn’t. When we first met, I was actually dating someone else, so I didn’t think at all that…” Sam responded.

“I bet you did and you just don’t want to say it so you don’t look like a bad girl!” Kyle joked back, to which Sam laughed hysterically and added, “This isn’t about me, let’s talk about you!”

candid!  Speaking on her podcast Something To Talk About, the TV star recalled finding her 'prince' for radio titan Kyle Sandilands in April 2019 (pictured)

candid! Speaking on her podcast Something To Talk About, the TV star recalled finding her ‘prince’ for radio titan Kyle Sandilands in April 2019 (pictured)

To correct the record: .  'What did you think when you first saw him?  Did you think I'd get some of that?'  Kyle asked cheekily, to which Samantha replied, No, I didn't.  When we first met, I was actually dating someone else, so I didn't think at all that…”

To correct the record: . ‘What did you think when you first saw him? Did you think I’d get some of that?’ Kyle asked cheekily, to which Samantha replied, No, I didn’t. When we first met, I was actually dating someone else, so I didn’t think at all that…”

“I’ve been so lazy!” During the lengthy discussion, Sam also revealed that she has yet to change her last name to Lavender for a very recognizable reason – she hasn’t gotten around to it.

During the lengthy discussion, Sam also revealed that she has yet to change her last name from Armytage to Lavender for a very recognizable reason.

“I still haven’t gotten around to changing it, I’ve been so lazy!” she laughed.

It is believed that the man Sam saw at the time was an on-off boyfriend and private jet mogul Paul O’Brien, whom she began dating in November 2017.

Relationship: It is believed that the man Sam was seeing at the time was an on-off boyfriend Paul O'Brien, whom she began dating in November 2017

Pictured: Paul O'Brien

Relationship: It is believed that the man Sam saw at the time was an on-off boyfriend and private jet mogul Paul O’Brien (right), whom she began dating in November 2017

The pair had taken a break in January 2019, before briefly reconciling. At the end of April of that year, they broke up for good – the same month she met the love of her life, Richard.

Richard admitted he had a “nice feeling” when he first saw Sam at a friend’s birthday party.

“We met at the end of a friend’s birthday party,” he said. “I remember seeing her and I got a really good feeling. I thought that’s my girl.’

Cute: Richard admitted he had a

Cute: Richard admitted he had a “nice feeling” when he first saw Sam at a friend’s birthday party on her last show ever in March. “I remember seeing her and I got a really good feeling. I thought that’s my girl,’ he said

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