John and Edelisa met on a dating site called Filipino Cupid.After three months of chatting online, John proposed to Edelisa – before they'd met in person.
We know the majority of people find their partners within their own racial grouping, why do some people like these people choose to date outside their race do you think?
HAN SONG: I could speak barely, I could just say hi, how are you, I'm fine thank you and you? JENNY BROCKIE: Okay, so when you met Sophie how did you feel about her? HAN SONG: Yes, like when I saw her and she wasn't, she was wearing like a beautiful dress, it was like vintage dress and I thought wow, she's beautiful.
Maybe I could see her in a movie or something and, but I thought oh well, but I'm Asian, probably she's not interested in Asian guy so I was just, okay, let's just say hi.
But, but to be honest, most of the African men that I have met or got to know, I found them really interesting. MIKE MIOCEVICH: I have dated, I have dated, you know, white girls, mainly because in my area in Western Australia, you didn't really have that kind of option, especially around in my area around near the coast. Mainly, mainly for Felicia Ashard, Claire Huxtable. JENNY BROCKIE: Whoopi Goldberg as well, okay, so you saw Whoopi and you thought mmm?
There's been be intellectual stimulation from them, the cultural differences. LINDA BENZ: Cultures, I like different cultures in different backgrounds and it just interests me. But now that things are changing, demographics are changing around Australia, it's really great to see, you know, that kind of thing happening and more. MIKE MIOCEVICH: In the movie Burglar, everybody, basically we were watching it over at a friend's place and everybody was like man this is the funniest film, you know, we thought it was absolutely fantastic but I thought that she was really attractive. SOPHIE SONG: I came to be attracted to him over time.