- A video has gone viral on Mzansi social media showing two high school pupils taking the next step in their relationship
- In the clip, a young man is seen on one knee while asking his girlfriend to marry him
- The young lady then says yes and he slips the ring onto her finger as their classmates rejoice
It appears high school relationships are getting pretty serious. Well, at least if you go by a recent video that blew up on social media.
On Thursday, Twitter user Rumani (@RealMrumaDrive) posted a video on the social media platform that had eyebrows raising.
The clip starts off with a learner down on one knee as his girlfriend looks surprised while holding a small bouquet of flowers.
In the video, it appears that the learner asked his fellow pupil to marry him in front of their classmates.
The other kids whistle and shout as the young lady contemplates her answer. By the end of the video, the girl says yes and her boyfriend slips a ring onto her finger.
Although it was not revealed where or when the video was filmed, the pupils are seen wearing face masks which indicated it happened during lockdown.
Rumani captioned the post:
"Your kids are out there getting married because you said they must return to school."
Take a look at the video below:
The clip gathered over 55 800 views and it sparked quite the debate on their young ages and the massive step the couple just took.
However, there were those who found the footage funny and some even said Covid-19 proved life is too short not to enjoy it.
According to the South African law, the legal age to get married is 18 and above. If the pupils are younger, they would need both their parents or guardians' consent for the union to take place.
Young marriages are rare but not uncommon in Mzansi. Briefly.co.za previously reported a bishop's 16-year-old son tied the knot with his girlfriend, who was only 15 at the time.
Siyacela Dlamuka said he was excited to finally marry the love of his life, which was what they wanted from the first day they started dating.
“I’m happy Thando is now my wife," the teenage husband said.
Their union sparked a massive debate on social media platforms with South Africans divided on the matter of teenage marriages.
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