Wanted: Wedding date for mother-in-law who ‘will wear white and escalate minor dramas’: Hilarious Craigslist ad offers $1,000 to suitor who can provide ‘constant attention and supervision’
- Titled ‘Wedding Date Wanted for Mother-in-law’, the ad, which has since been removed, was posted on July 11 11
- It was posted under the ‘talent performances’ section of the Hudson Valley Craigslist
- Hey! I’m looking for a wedding date for my mother-in-law from Friday night to Saturday night for a Hudson Valley wedding in August,” the ad reads
- The ad claimed the 51-year-old mother-in-law needed “constant attention and supervision” and that the date’s sole job would be to “distract and de-escalate”
- The date in question must be between 40-60 years old, be a ‘good dancer’ and an interlocutor
- In addition to the $1,000 compensation, travel expenses, hotel room, food, and topics of conversation would all be taken care of
A hilarious Craigslist ad offers a willing volunteer $1,000 as a wedding date for a difficult mother-in-law.
Titled “Wedding Date Wanted for Mother-In-Law,” the list was posted on July 11 under the “Talent Appearances” section of the Hudson Valley Craigslist.
The ad has since been removed Times Union reported, but it’s not clear if anyone took the job.
The ad starts simply with: Hello! I’m looking for a wedding date for my mother-in-law from Friday night to Saturday night for a Hudson Valley wedding in August.”
It claimed the 51-year-old mother-in-law needed “constant attention and supervision” and that the date’s sole job would be to “distract and de-escalate” her.
“She’ll probably wear white and escalate minor dramas,” the ad continued.
An ad for a wedding date for a guest’s mother-in-law was recently posted on Craigslist, offering a whopping $1,000 in compensation (file image)
The date in question should be between 40-60 years old, be a “good dancer” and an interlocutor.
In addition to having their own suit to wear, the date must also have experience with narcissists and the ability to give the mother-in-law undivided attention.
In addition to the $1,000 compensation, the lister offers travel expenses, hotel room, and food to sweeten the deal.
The worshiper is also given a list of topics to discuss with the mother-in-law.
If this all sounded reasonable, the ad ended with a call for individuals to send a photo along with ‘a short blurb indicating your interest/qualifications’
“You must also be able to agree that we conduct a background check on you, just for security purposes,” the ad concluded.
Titled ‘Wedding Date Wanted for Mother-in-Law’, the ad, which has since been removed, was posted on July 11 under the ‘talent performances’ section of the Hudson Valley Craigslist
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