It’s an unspoken rule most of us are well aware of: Never upstage the bride.
So when a photo of a man proposing to his girlfriend at a wedding in front of a bride and groom was posted on Reddit, the collective Internet made it clear that it does not approve of the hijacking moment.
Whether he was just trying to take advantage of an already romantic day, or he was well aware of the etiquette crime he was committing, it didn’t seem to matter to Redditors — or the unamused-looking bride: you don’t propose at someone else’s wedding.
“The new husband seems to be amused, but you can see the wife’s face already beginning to contort into the wrath-like trance of hellfire and fury befitting a woman upstaged,” wrote Redditor PainMatrix.
Reddit user lcotemi speculated that the faux pas will likely spark a cycle of revenge:
"When that couple gets married, the current couple will announce their pregnancy. The cycle will continue.”
And another Reddit user suggested starting a rumour that it’s badRead More »from Never upstage a bride, and other proposal etiquette rules