On Thursday, 7 November 2019, a video of man proposing to his partner at a KFC in the Vaal went viral and celebrities have banded together to provide the couple with the wedding of their dreams.
When the video first went viral, many of the comments were a reaction to a social media user negatively commented on the proposal, writing, “Some men are broke that they even propose at KFC. They have absolutely no class, I mean who proposes at KFC!” However, Black Twitter banded together, with multiple social media users offering their services to make the couple’s special day memorable.
The social media activation was started by medical doctor radio personality, Dr Sindi Van Zyl, taking to Twitter and asking people to contribute what they can, writing, “Make-up on me. Now we need help with the following: [a] venue, dresses, suits, cake [and] food.”
One of the popular media personalities who offered to contribute to the wedding was model and beauty influencer, Blue Mbambo. The star went on Twitter and posted that she is “Happy to assist with two cases of Tanqueray’s new flavour.”
Another popular media personality that offered to help in making their special day memorable was media personality, K Naomi. The media personality took to Twitter to say, “If the wedding committee will have me. In addition to the dress, I’d be happy to assist with jewellery! Every girl deserves to be the bell of the ball.”
Other social media users have also taken to Twitter to offer their services, including creating invitations for the wedding, a special dinner, a honeymoon trip and photographers have offered to document the festivities for the couple for free.
This woman decided to shame SA men because of a couple that got proposed at KFC. SA Twitter has come together to give this couple a dream wedding, safe to say this will be the biggest wedding in South Africa. #KFCProposal pic.twitter.com/Vxed4sdDCk
— Reginald (@reggyworldwide) November 8, 2019
Make-up on me 💕 #KFCProposal
Now we need help with the following:
• Food https://t.co/DFfTj6KZV7
— #SidebarWithSindi (@sindivanzyl) November 8, 2019
Happy to assist with two cases of Tanqueray’s new flavor #KFCProposal
— Blue Mbombo (@bluembombo) November 8, 2019
If the Wedding committee will have me.
— K Naomi👑 (@KNaomi_N) November 8, 2019