- A video showing a groomsman proposing to a bridesmaid at a wedding with the help of the bride has gone viral
- The bride took the tradition of throwing her bouquet to help the groomsman in his surprise proposal
- The bridesmaid said yes and the newly-engaged couple were beyond excited, evident in the rest of the video
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Most people would prefer that their special day was not overshadowed by others but one young bride planned a surprise with a groomsman. In a viral video shared to Facebook, a groomsman took his friend's wedding as an opportunity to propose to his bae.
The video starts with the bride getting ready to throw her bouquet. According to tradition, the person (usually a woman) who catches the bouquet will get married next. However, this lovely bride walked over to a bridesmaid and handed her the bouquet.
As the stunned bridesmaid turned around, her bae was on one knee waiting to ask for her hand in marriage. Thankfully it was a happy ending as the bridesmaid said yes. The freshly-engaged couple were ecstatic.
Take a look at the heartwarming video below:
Briefly.co.za took to the over 4 500 comments to see what some Facebook users had to say.
Laura Eaton Potoeski wrote:
"Props to the bride as well - not many brides want to share the spotlight on their day. Congrats to everyone!"
Elaine Crowe said:
"What a generous bride to do that for her friend."
Pat McClennan commented:
"How sweet is this and what lovely friends they have to let this happen on their wedding day. Well done to you both new wife and husband."
Karen Foy Atwell added:
"So sweet. What a special bride to let someone else have that special moment on her day!"
In similar news, Briefly.co.za recently reported on a South African man who raised the bar with a breathtaking engagement proposal. Taking to Facebook group ImStaying, Melinda Fane Cussé shared pictures of the gushing couple before, during and after the stunning proposal.
In the pictures, the man and his unsuspecting bae are having a luxury helicopter ride over a beach area. Before long, the helicopter flies close to the beach and written on the beach sand is "Will you marry me?" The couple's initials are also etched in the sand.
Meanwhile, the young lady looks completely taken aback by the whole thing, hiding her face in her hands before saying "yes" to her Prince Charming's stunning proposal.
In the next few slides she proudly shows off her bling. Stayers who loved the sweet story that was told by the pictures spared no time in taking to the comment section to gush over the absolutely beautiful proposal. Many of them wished for a similar happy ending.
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