Couple Sad as Guests Fail to Attend Wedding after Spending over R500,000, Video Shows Empty Venue

Couple Sad as Guests Fail to Attend Wedding after Spending over R500,000, Video Shows Empty Venue

  • Ahead of their wedding, a young couple sent out invites to people, and 88 confirmed they would attend the occasion
  • However, they would find out that only up to 40 people showed up for their holy matrimony after they spent heavily
  • Event planner and the CEO of Roli's Cake and Confectionery has shared her thoughts on the incident

A couple was left devastated after their wedding had no guests in attendance.

Daily Mail reports that the couple spent over R500,000 for the wedding and got confirmations from 88 guests.

A couple was in tears as no guest showed up for their expensive wedding
A couple broke down after they spent half a million on a wedding, and people didn't show up. Images: Jasmin Merdan/ Getty Images and TikTok/@grayanxiety
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One of them, @grayanxiety, shared a video on TikTok showing the empty wedding venue filled with tables for guests who never showed up.

''88 people said yes... not even 40 showed up,'' a caption on the video read.

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The video has amassed over five million views at the time of this report. While the couple's situation is heartbreaking, there was a possible reason why they did not show up.

Speaking with Briefly News's sister publication on the incident, Ogbe Anne Charles, the CEO of Roli's Cake and Confectionery, described it as a very complicated situation.

"I think the groom or the couple must have done something wrong for people not to have attended their wedding. This is a very very complicated situation," Anne said.

Watch the video below:

People sympathise with the disappointed couple

Viintagepearlsss said:

"Only 3 ppl showed up for me. 97% of our guests was my husbands family."

thomasherold7 said:

"Send the 48 that didn’t show a due upon receipt what it cost for them not showing. Charge them."

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johnhinkelman246 said:

"When someone shows you their true colors, believe them the first time - Maya Angelou."

zachwight999 said:

"What happens to me all the time you know how many barbecue food I had to throw away."

ermrphy said:

"I DJ’d a reception like this. I felt so bad for the bride, she kept crying, they said the has 120 confirmed and only about 15 showed up."

Gazziejeff (JFH) said:

"The pandemic changed a lot of people's mental state. Going 2 parties & social gathering will take 8 years 2 rebound."

Vindeg said:

"That’s sad… but at least you don’t have to deal with them anymore."

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Meanwhile, Briefly News reported that netizens were charmed by a beautiful bride with a curvy body.

A TikTok video of the woman dancing on her wedding day went viral, and many praised how the dress accentuated her figure.

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Netizens praised her and were charmed by her appearance, character, and calm demeanour.


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