Watch This Guy Physically Prevent His Date From Catching the Bouquet

I’m not trying to brag here, but I have caught the bouquet at a wedding three times in my life. In fact, I was so aggressive in catching it that I once almost crushed a kid (the only other one competing) in my need to win. But the guy in this video had a very different reaction to a bouquet coming his way.


Meet Daniel Bickerdike, a London man who attended a wedding in South Africa, who instinctively swatted the bridal bouquet away from his girlfriend before she caught it, lest she get any ideas. According to him, he and his significant other both laughed about it later, but you and I can both see the disappointment in her face. The bouquet was tossed directly at her! And then it was denied so hard! Look how upset she is! (I would also be upset, honestly. Once someone else caught the bouquet and I tried to fight them for it...but the person who caught it was actually my own partner so that is okay, I guess.)

Congratulations on your viral success, if not your upcoming nuptials, Mr. Bickerdike.


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Yeah, this is going to be one of those stories that he tells where she’s expected to laugh along because it was “just a joke.” I really despise people who frame dickish behavior as humor like this, because it just sets up the other person to seem like an uptight killjoy - even when they have a totally valid reason for being upset/hurt/pissed/etc.