Groom’s “crazy-ex” interrupts wedding but it’s not what you think

accreditation
Stacey Owen and her husband. (PHOTO: Facebook)
Stacey Owen and her husband. (PHOTO: Facebook)

A bride was left horrified when a woman dressed as her husband’s “crazy ex-girlfriend” burst into their reception screaming: “Stop the wedding, it should have been me.”

Stacey Owen (29), from Aberdare in Wales, got the shock of her life when a woman she didn’t know turned up to her wedding wearing a white bridal gown, Sun UK reports.

Read more: Bride gets married without her parents, they were 15 minutes late after a car crash on the way to the ceremony

The newlyweds were on the dance floor when the woman ran into the room and started hitting the groom on the head with a bouquet of flowers, yelling “it should have been me”.

Within seconds, however, Stacey realised the whole thing was a prank set up by her maid of honour, identified only as Jackie, Mirror UK reports.

The “crazy ex” was actually Welsh comedian January Rees, who Jackie convinced to gatecrash the wedding.

"I managed to persuade Jan to take part, it could have gone drastically wrong. We were planning it for four to five months," Jackie said.

"Stacey expected some sort of surprise and I just wanted to do something silly. I was searching for ideas online when I came across videos of drag queens going down the aisle which gave me this idea."

Stacey admitted that she was surprised when the comedian came barging onto the dance floor.

Read more: From blaming the wedding planner for the weather to yelling at her 4-year-old flower girls, this bride was in a bad mood on her big day

"I thought, 'what is going on', as we’d just done our first dance. At first, the lights were dim and I couldn't see her face so I thought it was one of his nutty exes,” she said.

"But when the lights came up, I could see Jan's face and I knew who she was then. My partner was terrified at first."

The 29-year-old said the incident would always be remembered by guests at the wedding.

"We did see the funny side, the performance has had everyone talking.”

Sources: Sun UK, Mirror UK

 

 

We live in a world where facts and fiction get blurred
In times of uncertainty you need journalism you can trust. For only R75 per month, you have access to a world of in-depth analyses, investigative journalism, top opinions and a range of features. Journalism strengthens democracy. Invest in the future today.
Subscribe to News24