(October 1989 - 1996) (divorced)
Karla did acting with Gaiety School of Acting (Patrick Sutton) and went on to a three year exclusive contract with William Morris (London). She was a top fashion model with agencies in Ireland, Paris and Germany. When she became romantically involved with Joe, she put her career on hold so that she could be with him during his grueling touring schedule. Karla is credited with creating Joe's shredded pants, and, from what we hear, his spray-painted shirts.
It is common knowledge that Karla gave Joe an ultimatum to either say goodbye to his current girlfriend, Denise, or her. Joe chose to be with Karla, and the two wed in Sheffield on October 4, 1989. "I was madly in love with him," she says, "He was the love of my life. I remember coming out of the registry office in Sheffield and looking at the wall with all the graffiti on it and going: 'This is romantic!' (Laughs)"
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