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Man proposes to woman at her father’s funeral

It was one wedding ceremony and a funeral.

A South African pastor is being excoriated on-line after filming himself proposing to a grieving woman in the midst of her father’s funeral — mere ft from the deceased’s coffin. Video of the proposal has over 278,000 views as critics accuse the person of constructing the somber event about himself.

“Proposing [to] the deceased’s daughter right at the funeral. Wiping the tears there and there,” reads the caption to the clip, which was uploaded per week in the past by the fiancé — who goes by @M.Mojela on TikTok.

According to CEN, the pastor, who was presiding over the service, had requested for the woman’s hand so as to assist heal her damaged coronary heart.

In the controversial clip, the deceased’s unnamed daughter is seen sobbing within the entrance row close to her father’s casket. Then, abruptly, the suitor kneels in entrance of the bereaved gal with a microphone and pops the question, inflicting the opposite mourners to cry out in shock.

“This here is WRONG..No matter how you can try and justify it,” stated one commenter.
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The clip ends with the pastor placing a hoop on his bride-to-be’s finger, which she seems to settle for.

The holy man had particularly thanked God for being in his girlfriend’s life throughout such a tough time, CEN reported. He additionally stated that he hoped his proposal would assist her come to phrases with her father’s passing.

The pastor, who was presiding over the service, had reportedly asked for woman's hand in order to help heal her broken heart.
The pastor, who was presiding over the service, had reportedly requested for the woman’s hand so as to assist heal her damaged coronary heart.
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Needless to say, TikTok overwhelmingly disapproved of the gesture with one aghast gawker writing, “This here is WRONG..No matter how you can try and justify it.”

“Timing is off,” criticized one other whereas one commenter deemed the mid-memorial marriage proposal an instance of “pure disrespect at all levels.”

Some sympathizers claimed that it was just the man's way showing respect to the father.
Some sympathizers claimed that it was simply the person’s method of displaying respect to the daddy.
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However, others flocked to the pastor’s protection.

“He’s trying to create memories nothing wrong here,” stated one sympathizer.

Another wrote, “That’s him saying u may lost a parent but I’ll be with u t get thru this ain’t going anywhere thats love guys.”

Some postulated that the person had initially wished to suggest with the daddy current, and this was his — oblique — method of constructing good on his phrase.

“Maybe [his] wish was to propose while the father or mother was still alive,” posited one viewer.

“Maybe [his] wish was to propose while the father or mother was still alive,” posited one viewer.
@m.mojela/CEN

Another wrote, “Guys he wanted to do it infront of the late parent.. Nothing wrong.. If u a deeply spiritual u will understand this.”

This isn’t the primary eyebrow-raising proposal in South Africa these days. Earlier this month, a person hilariously requested for a woman’s hand at McDonald’s, whereupon he was rejected in entrance of a crowd of surprised clients. It’s protected to say she was “not luvin’ it.”

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