Woman eating chicken wing photobombs friend’s proposal
A photo of a woman who appears to be photographing her friend’s marriage proposal while eating a chicken wing is proving to be the source of much amusement and discussion online.
In a photo shared on Reddit’s popular r/pics subreddit, a man can be seen on one knee placing a ring on a woman’s finger while in the background another woman watches awkwardly from a kitchen area while eating something.
The man’s head is turned towards her, obviously aware that she is interrupting their special moment.
Luckily, the happy couple seem to have seen the fun side of it all with his future wife clearly laughing at the unfolding scene. Check out the image here.
She’s not the only one to find humor in the scene, with the image earning over 63,000 upvotes on the social media platform as users flocked to joke and share similar stories of their own. marriage proposals gone wrong.
“Our half chicken wing friend realizing I proposed to my girlfriend last night,” reads the caption accompanying the image, with the hilarious painting evidently the result of a New Year’s Eve party that turned romantic.
Public proposals might be a popular thing in the world of TV and film, but research suggests that many would rather someone ask the question privately.
A recent study published in the Journal of Family Psychology analyzed 374 first-person accounts of accepted and rejected marriage proposals.
When it came to analyzing what made a proposal successful, the majority of respondents preferred something private, noting that public proposals often drew unwanted attention for those involved.
It was a sentiment echoed by many commenters on Reddit’s image, with several users sharing stories of how their public submissions ended up going off the rails due to outside interference.
PharmaDinagi said: “I did it in front of a giant Christmas tree in a hotel. Someone from the balcony shouted, ‘OMG are you proposing? Then embarrassed, she said, “Oh, I’m sorry. She said yes anyway?”
Ravensgirl2785 commented: “My husband proposed to me on the water at Fells Point in Baltimore on a beautiful summer day, with a woman actively shouting, ‘Don’t do it, girl! background. Oh, I did.
FistyMcTavish, meanwhile, wrote: “I took my wife to Niagara Falls to try and be romantic and a whole group saw me and started taking pictures of me and pointing at me. “
But while some seemed keen to discuss the positives and negatives of a public proposal, for others it was about the woman in the background eating the chicken.
Ricky, from Scotland, praised the photobomber, writing: “The 100% friend has the right priorities!” while YouPeopleAreGarbage said, “Women come and go, but the love of fried chicken will stand the test of time.”
However, the best comment came from Equivalent_Reason582 who couldn’t resist writing the pun-tastic gag: “With this wing, I’m marrying you.”
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