According to Reuters, a fellow named Dana Hanna committed the ultimate faux pas of using his mobile during his actual wedding ceremony to Tweet (on Twitter, no less) the great news. Please check out the video of this event (this pajama has more than 1 million views):
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The guy, Dana Hanna, has put a number of vids on the YouTube over the years and this was obviously an attempt to get a bit of pub, especially since the young clergyman was quite clearly in on it. Father Brian WOULD not have stood for those, or any other, modern day shenanigans. Read: Twitter Love Lessons
The following tweets hit the web in relative succession:
"Standing at the altar with @TracyPage where just a second ago, she became my wife! Gotta go, time to kiss my bride. #weddingday 1:48 PM Nov 21st from Twittelator." Weddings are fun but you don't see many people doing keg stands or making out on the dance floor during them (2 pretty fun things to do).
"To all the criticizers of my video out there questioning my sanity: You don't get it. I was having fun at MY wedding! Loosen up, have fun!" I believe he means "critics," and I suppose they don't get it. The haters, that is. Read: Love In The Time Of Twitter
And @TracyPage bubbled: "Can't sleep, very anxious about this new fame. What will become of it?" Delightful, I wish you the best, perhaps a bit of Tweeting during childbirth, hmm.
Perhaps I had a sip of lemon-lime Haterade on the way to work today but is this really the way to go about getting famous? Does this make the cast of the Jersey Shore look classy by comparison? (No, no it doesn't.) It does make the two goofballs (Jill and Kevin) dancing to Chris Brown's "Forever" look like innovative geniuses though. Enjoy that vid.
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Thoughts on "civilians" using weddings for publicity? Classy? Trashy? Kitschy? Weird?
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