Caroline Stanbury’s wedding to her new husband, Sergio Carrallo, was filmed for The Real Housewives of Dubai, but fans doubt whether their marriage will continue. Fans remember Caroline from her stint in Ladies of Londo, where she was known for her dry, acerbic personality. While she amused viewers with her snippy comebacks, many accused her of lacking warmth. Still, fans hailed her as the queen in that series and couldn’t wait to see her back on reality television.
Caroline’s life in RHODubai is a lot different from the life she portrayed in Ladies of London. She and her now ex-husband, Cem Habib, moved to Dubai with their children Yasmine, Zac, and Aaron. After seventeen years of marriage, Caroline and Cem made the decision to divorce. The former Londoner chose to remain in Dubai and is now settled into life there with her second husband, Sergio, who is nineteen years her junior. However, the road to their wedding wasn’t easy, and in a recent RHODubai episode, Caroline and Sergio showed cracks in their relationship when they bickered about their upcoming nuptials.
During Chanel Ayan’s birthday party, Caroline confessed to the other RHOBDubai stars that she and Sergio had been fighting over the seating arrangements with their parents. Nina Ali tried to reason with Caroline, but she shocked the table when she snapped, “I didn’t want to get married.” She went on to say that she never would have agreed to the wedding if Sergio weren’t younger and had never been married. Reddit user glass_house predicted, “I will…give Sergio and Caroline maybe 2 years. They don’t seem compatible, good sex can only get you so far.” Emergencycat17 replied, “Seriously. Did you see his face when Stanbury said she didn’t want to get married? Oof.”
RHODubai fans also wonder if Caroline and Sergio’s disagreement about having more children will cause strain in their marriage. At 27 years old, Sergio has been vocal about wanting several children with Caroline. However, the RHODubai star is 46 years old and has shared that she would have to go through IVF to get pregnant. Caroline has seemed reluctant to have more children and appears to have gotten married only to make Sergio happy. Reddit user kndight23 wrote, “can almost guarantee she’s gonna put her foot down for the final time about kids and he books it.”
Caroline and Sergio’s personalities seem to be complete opposites. She has shared that her parents had sent her to boarding school at a young age until she was eighteen years old. She explained that she saw her parents twice a year during holidays, and her unusual upbringing caused her to be cold and aloof. Sergio, on the other hand, is close with his parents, and his Spanish culture is much different from Caroline’s British one. Although Caroline and Sergio make a beautiful couple, many fans of The Real Housewives of Dubai wonder if their many differences will eventually be the demise of their marriage.