Couple’s Private Wedding With Only Close Family Invited Inspires SA: “It’s Possible, Black Child”

Couple’s Private Wedding With Only Close Family Invited Inspires SA: “It’s Possible, Black Child”

  • A picture of a couple hosting a small wedding celebration with only close family in attendance has gone viral
  • X user, @Kearabile_ posted the photo, showing only a few guests witnessing the pair exchange their marital vows
  • Inspired netizens made a beeline for the comments to join in on the private affair as they marvelled over the scenes

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Black couple opts for private wedding with only close family
A black couple settling for a small, private wedding, with only a handful of people attending, sparked interest from online followers. Images: jhorrocks and @Kearabile
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For some, weddings are supposed to be big occasions inviting everyone you've ever known — from your childhood best friend to your mentor as an adult.

A black couple decided to challenge this status quo.

A picture showing the pair's private wedding ceremony, with only close relatives in attendance, set tongues wagging on the timeline.

An X user, @Kearabile_, shared the snap, captioning it:

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"Black child, it's possible to invite only family members to your wedding."

It was no surprise as the picture went viral, sparking massive interest.

In the snap, only a few guests can be seen looking on, seemingly as the pair exchange their marital vows.

After attracting 509000 views from X users, the post had 10000 likes, 1200 reposts, and almost 250 comments when Briefly News published the story.

Below are some of the incredible responses.

@VinDollar016 wrote:

"That's something I want."

@Quests_Ans said:

"At the end they will be the ones with you."

@Nomagugu_xo offered:

"And I will select even those family members, geh, sana."

SA Youtubers tie the knot in small wedding

In a related story, Briefly News reported that SA Youtubers Thutu Maqhosha and Jesse Suntele took their relationship to another level.

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Actor and model Suntele and his longtime girlfriend and baby mama, Maqhosha, also an artist manager, caused a stir when they tied the knot in April.

According to ZiMoja, the couple had a small traditional wedding in the Free State, attended only by their close friends and family.

Couple impresses in traditional wedding outfits

In more news, Briefly News reported how everyone wants everything to be perfect on their wedding day — from the flower arrangements to the attire.

Ntobeko and Anele Umembeso did not miss a beat on theirs as they wore fabulous matching black and white traditional attire.

Source: Briefly News

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Tshepiso Mametela Tshepiso Mametela is a seasoned journalist with eight years of experience writing for online and print publications. He is an evening/weekend editor at Briefly News. He was a general news reporter for The Herald, a senior sports contributor at Opera News SA, and a reporter for Caxton Local Media’s Bedfordview and Edenvale News and Joburg East Express community titles. He has attended media workshops, including the crime and court reporting one by the Wits Justice Project and Wits Centre for Journalism in 2024. He was a member of the Forum of Community Journalists (FCJ) from 2018 to 2020.