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In a since-deleted Reddit post, a 26-year-old bride-to-be is attracting droves of internet criticism by deciding to hold her wedding on a plantation, and then proceeding to judge two of her bridesmaids, who were black, for deciding to drop out of the event.


In a screenshot of the status, posted by the Twitter account @redditships, the bride recounts that "all was well" until she announced her wedding would be held on the "incredibly beautiful plantation," she had "admired since I was a little girl."


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On Reddit and Twitter, people all seemed to agree the bride was in the wrong.


bklynpeter commented:

My Jewish friend refused to be my bridesmaid just because I chose a lovely former Nazi concentration camp as the venue. How do I convince her she's being too sensitive?

okrelationshipadvice hopes the bride realizes what a good friend J has been:

Your friend is a saint. I'm in awe of her maturity and how gracefully she wrote out her feelings and acknowledged yours and still even offered to pay for her dress and be involved in wedding activities. You are so incredibly fortunate to have a friend like her. Do not take that for granted.
The fact that you can't see that is honestly absurd; as absurd as having a wedding on a plantation. Be careful in your response because if it's anything like what you have written here, you'll definitely be losing a wonderful and generous friend and you'd kind of deserve it.

Invariably, people were on J's side, including e_finch:

She told you exactly what she thought and felt on the topic. You two had an agreement and you broke it. She very graciously backed out. Sorry, OP, you are in the wrong here.

Finnikwe was amazed at the bride's callousness:

Wow. So your friend wrote you this lovely letter, offered to pay for a dress she isn't going to wear, and still wants to attend your other wedding activities. You lied to her face about the venue thinking she'd change her mind, think that she's just being overly-sensitive about something that many many people agree with her on, and think that you have a better understanding than she does about how her colleagues would view this? You don't deserve her friendship.


mmmcheesecake also applauded J's grace:

I think that her response was actually very well thought out and written respectfully. You can't dictate how a POC should feel regarding the history their communities have faced and unjustness they continue to face. And each POC has a different take and position in regards to it. Your position and perspective on what's ridiculous in this regard doesn't matter.
I think she is trying to be as accommodating as she can be with you, while maintaining her stand. Especially since this conversation has already happened before, where she had clearly expressed her thoughts. You assumed what you wanted, that she was being "overly sensitive" and thought she'd get over it, and essentially lied to her.


This isn't the first time this year a bride has gone too far while planning a day "all about her." Another story has recently gone viral about a woman who was forced to cancel her wedding in a now-deleted Facebook post because her guests refused to pay the $1,500 cover-charge it would take to help her "live like a Kardashian for a day."




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Have you ever been reading a book, watching a movie, or even sitting down for a fantastical cartoon and began to salivate when the characters dig into some doozy of a made up food?

You're not alone.

Food is apparently fertile ground for creativity. Authors, movie directors, and animators all can't help but put a little extra time and effort into the process of making characters' tasty delights mouthwatering even for audiences on the other side of the screen.

Read on for a perfect mixture of nostalgia and hunger.

AllWhammyNoMorals asked, "What's a fictional food you've always wanted to try?"

Some people were all about the magical foods eaten in the magical places. They couldn't help but wish they could bite into something with fantastical properties and unearthly deliciousness.

Nutritious

"Enchanted golden apple" -- DabbingIsSo2015

"The Minecraft eating sounds make me hungry" -- FishingHobo

"Gotta love that health regeneration" -- r2celjazz

"Pretty sure those are based off the golden apples that grant immortality. Norse mythology I think?" -- Raven_of_Blades

Take Your Pick

"Nearly any food from Charlie and the Chocolate factory" -- CrimsonFox100

"Came here to say snozzberries!" -- Utah_Writer

"Everlasting Gobstoppers #1, but also when they're free to roam near the chocolate river and the entire environment is edible." -- devo9er

Peak Efficiency

"Lembas" -- Roxwords

"The one that fills you with just a bite? My fat a** would be making sandwiches with two lembas breads and putting bacon, avocado and cheese inside. Then probably go for some dessert afterwards. No wonder why those elves are all skinny, eating just one measly bite of this stuff." -- sushister

Some people got stuck on the foods they saw in the cartoons they watched growing up. The vibrant colors, the artistic sounds, and the exaggerated movements all come together to form some good-looking fake grub.

The One and Only

"Krabby patty 🍔" -- Cat_xox

"And a kelp shake" -- titsclitsntennerbits

"As a kid I always pretended burgers from McDonalds were Krabby Patties, heck from time to time I still do for the nostalgia of it all. Many of my friends did the same thing." -- Thisissuchadragtodo

Cheeeeeeeeese

"The pizza from an extremely goofy movie. The stringy cheese just looked magical lol" -- ES_Verified

"The pizza in the old TMNT cartoon as well." -- gate_of_steiner85

"Only bested by the pizza from All Dogs Go to Heaven." -- Purdaddy

Get a Big Old Chunk

"Those giant turkey drumsticks in old cartoons that characters would tear huge chunks out of. Those things looked amazing, turkey drumsticks in real life suck and are annoying to eat."

-- Ozwaldo

Slurp, Slurp, Slurp

"Every bowl of ramen on any anime, ever." -- Cat_xox

"Studio Ghibli eggs and bacon" -- DrManhattan_DDM

"Honestly, any food in anime. I swear to god half the budget no matter what the studio goes into making the food look absolutely delicious." -- Viridun

Finally, some highlighted the things that aren't quite so far-fetched, but still far enough away that it's nothing we'll be eating anytime soon.

That tease can be enough to make your mouth water.

What's In It??

"Butter beer" -- Damn_Dog_Inappropes

"came here to say this. i was pretty disappointed with the universal studio version which was over the top sweet. it was more of a butterscotch root beer. i imagine butter beer to be something more like butter and beer, which wouldn't be crazy sweet, but would have a very deep rich flavor" -- crazyskiingsloth

Slice of the Future

"The microwave pizzas in back to the future two" -- biggiemick91

"I've been fascinated with those for years! They just look so good!" -- skoros

As Sweet As They Had

"The Turkish Delight from Lion Witch & Wardrobe. The real ones I had weren't bad but nothing special." -- spoon_shaped_spoon

"Came here to say this. I know it's a real thing, but I always imagined that it must have been amazing to betray your siblings over." -- la_yes

"You're used to freely available too sweet sweets. For a WW2 era schoolkid, it would have represented all the sweets for an entire year." -- ResponsibleLimeade



Here's hoping you made it through the list without going into kitchen for some snack you didn't actually need.

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