A bride has been slammed over social media for sharing pictures which show that she tied her baby to the back of her wedding dress as she walked down the aisle.
The picture, which surfaced over Reddit, has received fierce criticism as it shows a woman locking arms with a man as she walks down the aisle, with her infant in tow.
Taken in Tennessee, in the US, the picture reveals a packed church full of wedding guests and they all appear to be staring at the baby, which is clutching to the train of the wedding dress.
Many were horrified by the images, which were shared by a Reddit user called whatever9, and was originally taken in 2014.
One person wrote: “Oh sweet Jesus! Why? And why did no one pick up that poor baby.”
Another commented: “I’m no expert, but I am pretty sure babies are supposed to be kept off the floor and a bit further from it at this age…”
A concerned user added: “I’m just hoping the baby was still alive by the time the wedding was over.”
The Sun reported that the bride issued a statement in which she defended her actions from her wedding in 2014, as many slammed her behavior.
She stated: “People questioning what we do, commenting all negative, and just doing the most. We good though we covered by the Blood which never looses its power.
“So to the media, radio, news, and whomever else wanting to talk about what WE do here you go: Media I see how it works regardless the situation or purpose people gone have something negative to say!
“The answer is we do what we want when we want long as Jesus on our side everything worked out fine and gone continue to be fine.
“Our 1 month old was awake and well secured on my train. Most important while yall got ya feelings in us we had our hearts in Christ which covers all!!
“So keep ya mouths running for it was just that Exclusive and Epic enough we made top blog way from small-town Ripley, TN and the social media doing what they do, TALK!!!!
“Who paid yall for yall comments, none so watch us as we do us! Too bless for mess!! Thank God we ain’t no celebrities oops got fans, guess we is! (sic).”
The photo was shared on the subreddit r/weddingshaming group, that has over 72,000 members.
The wedding shaming group is described as a “place to shame wedding themes, brides, grooms, wedding party, in-laws, outlaws, guests, Uncle Bob, vendors… you name it, we shame it!”.
Another wedding has been slammed by this group in recent months, as the newlyweds decided to celebrate their important day by putting on their PJs and eating bowls of cereal!
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