- A Twitter user is currently trending on social media after she shared her hilarious wedding story
- The lady, identified as Amy Pennza, revealed that her mother-in-law wore a wedding gown to her wedding
- After several reactions, Amy shared the full story on what really happened
One of the best days in a woman's life is her wedding. Most brides dream of being the centre of attention on their big day, looking stunning in their wedding gowns. Amy Pennza was probably one such dreamy bride with such expectations. However, things didn't go as planned.
She recently left many people shocked on social media after she recounted how her mother-in-law showed up at her wedding in a wedding gown with a bridal up-do.
Amy, who is an American author, recently shared a tweet as a contribution to American TV host, Jimmy Fallon's thread on #WeddingFail and from the look of things, it seems to be topping the chart.
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The post, which has since gone viral, garnered several reactions on the platform from people who were both stunned and amused at the same time.
See some reactions below:
After several reactions, Amy went on to share more details on what actually transpired on her wedding day and what influenced her mother-in-law's choice of outfit.
She wrote: "Here's the thing: My mother-in-law is extremely frugal. And I don't mean she just enjoys a good bargain. To understand her, you have to know where she comes from. She grew up in extreme poverty. As a child, she used to sneak into the kitchen and eat match heads. That's a pica craving, and kids do it when they're malnourished."
"When you grow up with nothing, it stays with you. Forever, I think. No matter how much money you earn, there's always that little fear in the back of your mind that someone might take it all away. But her upbringing didn't make her hard. Or cruel. Or selfish.
"However, she's a bargain hunter to the bone. Her money saving strategies are legend—and often hilarious. At family gatherings, we amuse ourselves telling stories of crazy sh*t she's done to save money. For example, she takes the olives and celery out of a Bloody Mary and saves them for salads.
"So when she spotted The Dress at an incredible bargain, she couldn't turn it down. If you ask her now, she says she feels terrible about it. Although, she also told me, "I think I've still got it. We should raffle it off."
"So, yeah, the wedding dress was a shock. But it gave me a pretty funny memory. No one who attended has ever forgotten it. And, you have to admit, weddings can be forgettable. Sure, she wore a wedding dress to my wedding. But she has more than made up for it since. When I told her about this getting a lot of attention, and said I worried it might hurt her feelings, she waved it off. "Whatever makes me famous." "
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