A woman from the UK tells us how #KFCWedding touched hearts all over the world - 'It was in our newspapers, on TV, everywhere'

Photo by Austin Malema
Photo by Austin Malema
Austin Malema

Hector's move won him the hearts of thousands across the country and offered the couple an opportunity to have the wedding of their dreams after pledges from individuals and companies started pouring in.

Just a week ago, the couple said their 'I dos' in a lavish royal-themed affair at the Thaba Eco Hotel in the South of Joburg. This is all thanks to many of those who had offered to assist in creating a magical wedding for the couple making good on their promises.

READ MORE: WATCH | #KFCcouple: It’s wedding day! Watch as Nonhlanhla and Hector tie the knot

While South Africans celebrated with the couple, many of us were oblivious to the fact that this wedding was no longer just a South African love story; it had made international headlines and touched hearts across the globe.

Following the success of the wedding, W24 received a massive number of well-wishes from our readers to the couple - many messages came from beyond South African borders.

READ MORE: As #KFCcouple prepares for their U.S. honeymoon, heartfelt messages of love continue to pour in

Among the well-wishers was Hannah Luckman and her family, who all live in England, United Kingdom (UK). Hannah shared how widely Nonhlanhla and Hector's wedding was publicised in the UK.

"We, in England, wish you well. This beautiful news captured hearts across the world. This news was in our newspaper, on television, everywhere," Hannah wrote, adding that she and her family wish the couple all the best for the future.

READ MORE: 'I had taken our rings to be cleaned and decided to do something romantic' – KFC couple on plans for their second wedding

Hannah shared that the #KFCWedding story was on BBC and in numerous other publications.

Here are some of the stories that were shared about our happy couple in British news media:


#kfcwedding, England, marriage
Screenshot via The Sun


#kfcwedding, England, marriage
Screenshot via DailyMail UK
#kfcwedding, England, marriage
Screenshot via DailyMail UK

READ MORE: This designer only had 3 days to make 5 bridesmaids' dresses for #KFCWedding, he tells us how he did it


#kfcwedding, England, marriage
Screenshot via The Guardian


#kfcwedding, England, marriage
Screenshot via Mirror


#kfcwedding, England, marriage
Screenshot via Metro

How has Nonhlanhla and Hector's love story affected you? Share your thoughts with us here.

SOURCES: DailyMail, CNN, Metro, The Sun, The Guardian, Mirror

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