Good Morning Britain viewers were shocked today when a dying man said he wants his wife back despite her making three attempts on his life .
Ray Weatherall had no idea wife Hayley and his best friend Glenn Pollard were having an affair and planned to kill him.
The 53-year-old survived being shot in the face with a rifle, a poisoning and a heater explosion as his wife, her lover, and her lover’s daughter tried to murder him.
However, terminally ill Ray insists that he still loves his wife and has been visiting her in prison with their kids.
GMB presenter Ben Shephard said his forgiveness was "quite remarkable" but argued that he might be "incredibly naive".
Ray Weatherall wants his wife back despite three murder attempts
Ben admitted he might be being a bit naive
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When asked if he forgave her, Ray said: "That’s right yes I do. I’d much love her to come home. I know she’s not going to, certainly not in my lifetime, so I’ve got to deal with the future as its fed to me now.
On whether she showed any remorse, he said: "Yeah she just apologised for what she got herself tangled up in and there’s not much we can do about it now. She’s locked up. All I can do is visit her and take the children up to visit.
"It could be part and parcel of how I feel. She’s telling me she still loves me and would love to be back home with her husband and children."
Responding to his shock confession, Ben replied: "I think your forgiveness is just quite remarkable Ray and refreshing in many ways, if maybe people might consider it incredibly naive, but it’s your choice to take that approach."
Ben praised Ray for being so forgiving
Ray was blown up when his burner exploded, was set up to be drowned during a fishing trip with Pollard, and an incidence of suspected poisoning.
He was also blasted in the face with a rifle in Sandwich, Kent, by Pollard’s daughter Heather.
Glenn Pollard got life with a minimum of 17 years while the other two were jailed for life with a minimum of 15 years.
Ray added: "I’m disgusted with Glenn and his daughter. He was most certainly the driver of it all. I’m disgusted that my wife even got involved with it all."
Glenn Pollard got life with a minimum of 17 years
Glenn’s daughter Heather, 20, got life with a minimum of 15 years
Good Morning Britain viewers couldn’t understand why he wanted her back.
One viewer said: "Is that guy crazy she just wants his life policy how could you forgive someone that’s tried to kill you and not just once either"
"Oh ray why do you still love the woman who tried to kill you numerous times," added another.
Reflecting on Ben’s remarks, a third said: "Did he really have to call him naive?????? Poor man has been through enough."
*Good Morning Britain airs weekdays on ITV at 6am
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