Bride dances with MANNEQUIN after groom contracted food poisoning and missed wedding
A bride spent her wedding night dancing with a makeshift mannequin after her groom suffered ‘severe’ foot poisoning and missed their wedding.
The Victorian, a wedding venue in Youngsville, North Carolina, shared a TikTok video from Christine Karmire with her surrogate groom – a clothes steamer dressed in a suit and topped with an iPad with a picture of her husband Gannon on the screen.
“If the groom suddenly becomes ill and goes to the hospital on the wedding day,” the audience wrote in the caption of the images, which have been viewed more than 887,000 times.
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Go with the flow: The Victorian, a wedding venue in Youngsville, North Carolina, shared a TikTok video of Christine Karmire dancing with a fashion model at her wedding
Oh no: the audience explained that her husband Gannon had contracted ‘severe’ food poisoning and ended up in the hospital on their big day
It’s working! Christine’s stand-in groom was a clothes steamer dressed in a suit and topped with an iPad with a picture of Gannon on the screen
The video shows Christine dancing with the mannequin and holding her sleeve while cutting the wedding cake. She even pretends to give some to her groom.
The mannequin was popular with the guests, who took selfies with it during the reception and danced around it.
When The Victorian posted the video, the audience noted that Gannon had “severe food poisoning” but is now doing better.
The creative solution to the marriage disaster received mixed reviews in the comments, with fans praising Christine for going with the flow.
Hilarious: The video shows Christine dancing and cutting the wedding cake with the mannequin while guests had fun taking selfies with it
Going viral: The venue’s creative solution to the wedding disaster received mixed reviews in the comments, with fans praising Christine for going with the flow
“The bride had the best attitude,” one person wrote, while another added, “Love how they handled the punches and kept the joy.”
Others admitted they would have been devastated, with one TikToker writing, “I would literally cry all the 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,” one person asked, while another added sarcastically, “In sickness and in health at best.”
Their decision: When Gannon felt better, he took over the comments to thank The Victorian and point out that he told Christine to enjoy their wedding without him
Conclusion: Gannon said he wanted Christine to stay at the front desk with her friends and family, explaining that he had hoped to be back in 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 thanks to the Victorian,” he wrote. “This was our third attempt at a ‘covid’ marriage.”
“Because of other attempts and hospital rules, and the hope that I’ll come back to the ceremony. I wanted her to stay with her friends and family,” he explained, adding: “We’ve been happily together for almost 8 years, and many more to come.”
Gannon and Christine first said ‘I do’ in July 2020 during the pandemic, and this was their most recent attempt to celebrate with their family and friends.
COVID-19 wedding: Gannon (pictured with Christine in 2017) married in July 2020 during the pandemic, and this was their most recent attempt to celebrate with their loved ones
Difficult to deal with: 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 facebook, writing: ‘For anyone curious about how our wedding went… The Victorian posted it on TikTok and it exploded.’
Gannon said he ended up in the hospital two hours before their wedding and didn’t come out until 8:30 that night. He stopped at the location and then went home with Christine.
“I’ve slept for the better part of 56 hours to recover, have lots of texts and messages to get people back, but I’m happy and healthy!” he continued. ‘Feel free to watch the video with more than 80k views!
“Unfortunately some people aren’t happy with her choices,” he added, “they were decisions WE made together in the hopes that I would go back to the wedding with at least some time to celebrate and talk about it.” hanging out with friends and family we can’t reach. very often.’