In sickness and in absence! Bride dances with a make-shift MANNEQUIN at her wedding after her groom came down with ‘severe’ food poisoning and had to MISS the ceremony
A bride spent her wedding night dancing with a make-shift mannequin after her groom came down with ‘severe’ foot poisoning and missed their nuptials.
The Victorian, a wedding venue in Youngsville, 北卡罗来纳, shared a TikTok 视频 of Christine Karmire with her stand-in groom — a garment steamer dressed in a suit and topped with an iPad featuring a picture of her husband Gannon on the screen.
‘When the groom suddenly becomes sick & goes to the hospital on wedding day,’ the venue captioned the footage, 已被查看超过 887,000 次.
顺其自然: The Victorian, a wedding venue in Youngsville, 北卡罗来纳, shared a TikTok video of Christine Karmire dancing with a mannequin at her wedding
不好了: The venue explained that her husband Gannon had come down with ‘severe’ food poisoning and ended up in the hospital on their big day
It works! Christine’s stand-in groom was a garment steamer dressed in a suit and topped with an iPad featuring a picture of Gannon on the screen
The video shows Christine dancing with the mannequin and holding its sleeve while cutting the wedding cake. She even pretends to feed some to her groom.
The mannequin was a hit with guests, who took selfies with it and danced around it during the reception.
When The Victorian posted the video, the venue noted that Gannon had ‘severe food poisoning,’ but he’s ‘doing better now.’
Its creative solution to the wedding disaster received mixed reviews in the comments, where fans praised Christine for going with the flow.
热闹的: The video shows Christine dancing and cutting the wedding cake with the mannequin while guests had fun snapping selfies with it
病毒式传播: The venue’s creative solution to the wedding disaster received mixed reviews in the comments, where fans praised Christine for going with the flow
‘The bride had the best attitude,’ 一个人写道, 而另一个添加: ‘I love how they rolled with the punches and kept the joy.’
Others admitted they would have been devastated, with one TikToker writing: ‘I would literally cry the entire time.
There were also a few critics who chided Christine for not staying by Gannon’s side while he was in the hospital.
‘Shouldn’t she be by his side,’ 一个人问, while another sarcastically added: ‘”In sickness and in health” at its finest.’
Their decision: When Gannon was feeling better, he took to the comments to thank The Victorian and point out that he told Christine to enjoy their wedding without him
Decision: Gannon said he wanted Christine to stay at the reception with her friends and family, explaining that he had hoped to make it back on time
When Gannon was feeling better, he took to the comments to thank The Victorian and point out that he told Christine to enjoy their wedding without him.
‘GROOM HERE! HUGE Thank you to the Victorian,’ 他写了. ‘This was our third attempt at a “covid” wedding.’
‘Due to other attempts and hospital regulations, and hopes for me returning to the ceremony. I wanted her to stay with her friends and family,’ 他解释, 加: ‘We’ve been happily together for almost 8 年份, with many more to come.’
Gannon and Christine first said ‘I do’ 在七月 2020 在大流行期间, and this was their most recent attempt to celebrate with their family and friends.
COVID-19 wedding: Gannon (pictured with Christine in 2017) wed in July 2020 在大流行期间, and this was their most recent attempt to celebrate with their loved ones
难以处理: In a Facebook post, the groom shared that he ended up in the hospital two hours before their wedding and didn’t get out until 8:30 that night
He opened up about their disastrous day on 脸书, 写作: ‘For anyone that’s curious how our wedding went… The Victorian posted it on TikTok and it’s blowing up.’
‘I’ve been asleep for the better part of 56 hours recovering, have many texts and messages to get back to people, but I am happy and healthy!’ 他继续. ‘Feel free to check out the video with over 80k views!
‘Unfortunately some people are not liking her choices,’ 他加了, ‘they were decisions WE made together in hopes of me getting back to the wedding with at least some time to celebrate and hang out with friends and family we don’t get to see very often.’