Marriages are made in heaven. Well, this was before the coronavirus pandemic. Now marriages are made in.. well Burger King! Yes, you read that right. UK couple, 25-year-old, Laura Acton and 32-year-old, Adam Woods from Oldbury, West Midlands exchanged onion rings in Burger King after their wedding got cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. The couple were saving and planning their wedding since 2017. Their £30,000 (₹24,89,280) wedding got cancelled 18 hours before the big day due to the coronavirus outbreak. The distraught couple decided to make the most of their dire situation by adding a spark of romance, humour and deliciousness to their big day. So they ended up exchanging onion rings in Burger King instead.
What’s In It?
The entire world has come to a standstill due to the coronavirus pandemic. The government has announced social distancing. And people have come up with unique ways to celebrate events and yet maintain social distancing. A couple in Canada got married at home. And their neighbours surprised them by celebrating from their cars. In Spain, an 80-year-old woman’s neighbours celebrated her birthday by singing ‘Happy Birthday’ from their balconies. In the UK, Laura Acton and Adam Woods witnessed a roadblock to their perfect wedding. Their wedding venue was shut down. So they couldn’t get married in the way they wanted to, but they decided to go ahead and use onions for their marriage.
How did they do that? Well, the heartbroken UK couple could not get hold of actual rings, so they headed to Liverpool, their honeymoon destination. Since they were hungry, they stopped at Burger King. Adam ordered onion rings and when he came back to the car, he told Laura to wear it. And that’s how they exchanged rings. So the couple exchanged onion rings at the back of their car and had a hearty laugh. Laura stated that they can still laugh together, as they have each other. If they sit and cry the whole time, it’s just going to make them feel worse. Here are 12 Heartwarming Stories From Around The Globe That Will Bring A Smile On Your Face
The happily married couple drove to Signature Living Hotel for a mini honeymoon in Liverpool, after grabbing a quick bite and exchanging onion rings in Burger King. They were bound to their room as the country had imposed social distancing. But they celebrated their wedding by ordering a three-course meal through room service. Laura and Adam, chilled out, drank some prosecco, cried, laughed and then cried some more. But they were happy they did something quirky, unique, funny and delicious, instead of being surrounded by wedding decorations at home. We guess, food, fun and lots of love is all that you need for a perfect wedding, irrespective of the situation.