Wedding ceremonies, events filled with love and joy, sometimes harbor unexpected moments of drama. While love is in the air, it’s not unusual for peculiar situations to arise. A recent wedding reception captured on TikTok became the center of attention, raising eyebrows and igniting online outrage.
One of the most notorious wedding guest blunders is wearing white attire to a wedding. Unquestionably, this is a big no-no for any guest and an even bigger faux pas when it involves donning a white gown. The cardinal rule here is not to upstage the bride, as it’s her time to shine on her special day.
In early October, a video uploaded to TikTok by wedding planner ‘Cari’ showcased a wedding reception she was overseeing. Initially, the camera focused on a woman on the dance floor, dressed in a full-length white gown, a sight that left many viewers assuming she was the bride. To everyone’s surprise, that wasn’t the case. Cari soon revealed the real bride, leaving viewers bewildered that a guest would choose to wear a white gown, particularly one similar to the bride’s.
Within a mere three days, a repost of the now-deleted video amassed over four million views. Commenters flooded in with their reactions, expressing their shock and disapproval of the situation.
One viewer remarked, “I mean, that’s not even just a white dress, that’s straight up a WEDDING DRESS.”
Another person humorously suggested, “This is why you have red wine and a designated petty friend at your wedding.”
In the midst of the commotion, Cari disclosed that it wasn’t an isolated incident. In fact, four guests wore white at the wedding, a situation that prompted the bride to request Cari’s intervention.
Cari shed light on the woman in the viral video, stating that she seemed “completely clueless.” The guest explained that it was customary in her culture to wear such a dress to a wedding.
However, there’s a twist in this tale. The bride was entirely fine with Cari sharing the situation on TikTok. She even instructed Cari to inform the guests not to sit near the aisles to prevent any clash with the bride’s photographs in her own gown.
This isn’t the first time such incidents have gone viral on TikTok. The platform has witnessed previous wedding guest blunders, sparking lively discussions and sometimes even confrontations between guests and brides or grooms.