Weddings are one thing. But the juicy wedding anecdotes that get passed around from guests in real life is another. From fussy bridezillas to nightmarish decor, hilarious invitations, accidents, "what da heck was dat" moments, and even full-blown fights… Some people live for the nuptial gossip.

And the chances are they belong to this quirky online community that deliberately targets some shame-worthy weddings. Captioned "let’s shame those weddings," the subreddit r/weddingshaming is the online home for roasting wedding themes, brides, grooms, wedding parties, in-laws, outlaws, guests, Uncle Bob, vendors, and more. “You name it, we shame it!” states the community’s description.

Created in 2018, the controversial subreddit now has 151k members who love digging through anything wedding-related. So let’s take a look at what they dug up and shamed down below.

#1

Imma Use This One Sometime

Imma Use This One Sometime

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Fish Boden
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1 month ago

Yes. She is dumpster juice.

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#2

Photographer Shaming A Guest

Photographer Shaming A Guest

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Raine Soo
Community Member
1 month ago

Yes, that was inconsiderate of the guest. You really don't need to take a photo of everything to be deleted later on anyway.

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#3

Just Hope There Isn’t A Third...

Just Hope There Isn’t A Third...

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Pamela24
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1 month ago

It's not. But don't worry, everyone will be thinking that anyway.

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The world of wedding shaming offers real-life drama combined with sassiness and a fair share of roasting, all in the comfort of a virtual environment. Groups like the “That’s it, I’m wedding shaming” Facebook group, which has 80.6k members, and the r/weddingshaming subreddit with 153k members have become somewhat of a phenomenon in the past 2 years. It turns out there’s something universally irresistible about ripping apart someone’s supposed best day of their lives.

Luna, the moderator from Australia at “That’s it, I’m wedding shaming,” told Wired that “There’s something about weddings, whether you’re invited or not, that just brings out the worst in people.” She suggested that this is precisely what gives the group a feel similar to reality TV shows.

This online shaming trend became a hit back in August 2018 when a post from a group shamed a bride for asking her guests to pay about $1,500 towards her wedding. The story went viral after it was shared by model and social media star Chrissy Teigen.

#4

4 Weddings And A Cat Party

4 Weddings And A Cat Party

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Raine Soo
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1 month ago

The cat lady needed a plus one. Or two.

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#5

Found On Twitter

Found On Twitter

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Vorknkx
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1 month ago

Hold on a second... they have a "wedding website"???

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#6

Bride Cancels Vendor For Supporting Black Lives Matter

Bride Cancels Vendor For Supporting Black Lives Matter

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Downunderdude
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1 month ago

Nice one. Donation's a good touch.

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But many people are not so positive about this new trend, claiming that “beneath those silly nuptial stories lies an online playground of hate.”

Bored Panda reached out to Darlene Lancer, clinical psychologist and the author of “Codependency for Dummies” and “Conquering Shame and Codependency.” Darlene said that wedding haters and shamers are not members of a “hate group,” according to the FBI.

She explained: “hate groups” direct their hatred against a particular race, religion, gender, ethnic group, or people of a particular sexual orientation. The FBI investigates these hate groups to protect democracy and individual liberty.” In that sense, wedding shamers are not one of them.

#7

This Is Terrible

This Is Terrible

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Raine Soo
Community Member
1 month ago

"Hey! Why let a little inconvenience such as COVID spoil our big day?" was the general concensus of the wedding party. This how COVID multiplies at an exponential rate.

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#8

What A Hilarious Prank!

What A Hilarious Prank!

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Amy Pattie
Community Member
1 month ago

Kick that man of the bridal party

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#9

I’m All For Using An Uber Sure But Come On

I’m All For Using An Uber Sure But Come On

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Princess Procrastination
Community Member
1 month ago

The audacity!!

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Darlene further explained that “Ironically, public displays of extravagant and ostentatious weddings may also be fueled by shame where the emphasis is on impressing other people of the family’s wealth and status.” Such behavior can be a compensation for not feeling adequate or sufficiently respected.

Shaming others, the clinical psychologist suggests, is a way of protesting and ridding themselves of shame people have inside, which is often hidden and unconscious.

“It may be fueled by anger and envy because of the widening discrepancy between classes of haves and have-nots. Aggression and envy are also defenses to shame,” Darlene concluded.

#10

Real Life Soap Opera

Real Life Soap Opera

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Mimi777
Community Member
1 month ago

You are allowed to cut toxic people out of your life even if they are family.

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#11

Bridezilla Wants All Her Bridesmaids To Cut And Dye Their Hair So They Look Identical

Bridezilla Wants All Her Bridesmaids To Cut And Dye Their Hair So They Look Identical

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Downunderdude
Community Member
1 month ago

A: No.

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#12

It Can’t Just Be The Bride’s Big Day, You Know

It Can’t Just Be The Bride’s Big Day, You Know

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Raine Soo
Community Member
1 month ago

I don't understand the need for some people to steal someone else's thunder. Was the mother-in-law that insecure?

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#13

You’re Probably Wondering Why This Is Shame Worthy. Well How Do You Feel Now That You Know She Was ***not*** The Bride

You’re Probably Wondering Why This Is Shame Worthy. Well How Do You Feel Now That You Know She Was ***not*** The Bride

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Full of Giggles
Community Member
1 month ago

A glass of red wine and a fake misstep would easily rectify this situation.

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#14

Karen Thinks Artists Are Ripping Her Off For Charging $1000 For A Live Painting Of Her Wedding Ceremony. Expects To Get A Literal Picasso For That Price

Karen Thinks Artists Are Ripping Her Off For Charging $1000 For A Live Painting Of Her Wedding Ceremony. Expects To Get A Literal Picasso For That Price

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Rose the Cook
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1 month ago

A live painting is a lovely idea and worth the price.

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#15

This Girl Is An Icon. She Really Spilled Some Tea!

This Girl Is An Icon. She Really Spilled Some Tea!

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Foxxy (The Original)
Community Member
1 month ago

My thoughts exactly.

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#16

Mother Of Bride Wearing Bridal Gown!

Mother Of Bride Wearing Bridal Gown!

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Amy Pattie
Community Member
1 month ago

Oof not cool mum

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#17

We Sent You This Card So Send Us Money

We Sent You This Card So Send Us Money

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Downunderdude
Community Member
1 month ago

We don't like you enough to actually invite you, but give us money anyway.

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#18

A New Wedding Theme For You To Consider....

A New Wedding Theme For You To Consider....

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MellonCollie
Community Member
1 month ago

Excellent reply to that BS.

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#19

Gahhh This Is Bad

Gahhh This Is Bad

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Downunderdude
Community Member
1 month ago

Hmmm. That's going to last...

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#20

Do Not Talk To The Bride At All

Do Not Talk To The Bride At All

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Raine Soo
Community Member
1 month ago

This is a wedding planner who spelled 'ceremony' as ' seramony'. Ha, ha, ha! There are plenty of other errors, but I've decided not to be a grammar Nazi.

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#21

Everyone In The Comments Is Calling Her Out. How Can You Think This Is A Good Idea?

Everyone In The Comments Is Calling Her Out. How Can You Think This Is A Good Idea?

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Hańka
Community Member
1 month ago

Horrible!

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#22

Wedding Guest Shaming

Wedding Guest Shaming

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Raine Soo
Community Member
1 month ago

COVIDiot.

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#23

Yikes Yikes Yikes

Yikes Yikes Yikes

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Lauren Caswell
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1 month ago

That's really sad. Animals aren't fricking decor

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#24

Mother Of The Groom And The Groom On Their Special Day

Mother Of The Groom And The Groom On Their Special Day

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Downunderdude
Community Member
1 month ago

Oooo. Creepy much?

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#25

“Please Shoot People So We Can Have Our Wedding Illegally”

“Please Shoot People So We Can Have Our Wedding Illegally”

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Downunderdude
Community Member
1 month ago

Words fail me. 'Tyranny defense device'? FFS. Look, no offense, Americans, but no wonder your democracy is on the point of total collapse.

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#26

Bride Freaks Out After Finding Her Own Post On Reddit

Bride Freaks Out After Finding Her Own Post On Reddit

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Tahani
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1 month ago

She is nuts

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#27

$250 Min Gift To Attend

$250 Min Gift To Attend

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Raine Soo
Community Member
1 month ago

This is a great example of "champagne tastes on a beer budget".

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#28

Ah Yes, The Good Old "Get Pregnant So I Won't Need To Be In A Bridal Party" Scheme. Works Every Time

Ah Yes, The Good Old "Get Pregnant So I Won't Need To Be In A Bridal Party" Scheme. Works Every Time

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Downunderdude
Community Member
1 month ago

No problem here, sweetie. If she's REALLY a good friend, she'll have an abortion so that she doesn't ruin your day with messy kids. Over-reacting? No, of course not: it's all about YOU, not her.

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#29

She Looks Absolutely Gorgeous.... Except She’s Not The Bride

She Looks Absolutely Gorgeous.... Except She’s Not The Bride

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IlovemydogShilo
Community Member
1 month ago

Just walk past her holding a large very large glass of red wine and “accidentally” trip when you get next to her. If she protests just say “well at least it’s not a REAL wedding dress”

Monday
Community Member
1 month ago

That would be such an asshole thing to do...I love it!

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Raine Soo
Community Member
1 month ago

Is she an ex-girlfriend or something? That placement of his hand looks overly friendly.

Daniel Illingworth
Community Member
1 month ago

Could not be the groom either

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Amy Pattie
Community Member
1 month ago

So many not-brides in bridal dresses

Louloubelle
Community Member
1 month ago

Is it truly so hard to find a dress in any other color but this? Bull cookies. There needs to be a rule for guests that goes like the mother of the groom rule "Wear beige and shut up".

Jo Choto
Community Member
1 month ago

I'm not the bridezilla type, but if somebody showed up to a wedding like that, I think it's fine to uninvite them.

Nicki Taylor
Community Member
1 month ago

His hand looks like its on her a s s.

Hanni
Community Member
1 month ago

And why is his hand below her waist?

Lele
Community Member
1 month ago

I don't think that is the groom. Probably a groomsman.

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Connie Martin
Community Member
1 month ago

And he is posing for a picture with his hand on her ass. Oh, maybe he's her father. That's okay then, right?

WilvanderHeijden
Community Member
1 month ago

Trailer trash class: Wearing white on someone else's wedding.

Dorothy Parker
Community Member
1 month ago

Do we know she's not the bride and someone just wanted to post something?

googlygoogly
Community Member
1 month ago

I thought the same thing. This looks like a photo from a wedding shoot and someone is spreading lies about it.

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Jeff Requier
Community Member
1 month ago

hes not wearing a ring either...

Luuta
Community Member
1 month ago

She left the bride, brutally murdered, in the hedgerow behind them.

Elaine Mattingly
Community Member
1 month ago

Good one, Red seems to be the theme of this debockel.

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lara
Community Member
1 month ago

I would tell everyone that she was from "renta bride."

Bita
Community Member
1 month ago

If she's not the bride, why has he got his hand on her butt? Fake story🤔🥀

Troy Currie
Community Member
1 month ago

Hope he isn't the groom...being that his hand is on her rump.

Leisa K
Community Member
1 month ago

The dress is pink. Pink with white lace over it. Chill.

Lynn Greene
Community Member
1 month ago

Well, the groom likes her bum.

Traci-Ann Dis
Community Member
1 month ago

is that the groom? I hope not because his hand is on her ass

Faith Hurst-Bilinski
Community Member
1 month ago

Weirdly, it does not say if this is the groom. I know that this dress is inappropriate, but why is every groom interchangeable with the wait staff but the bride is, usually, really easy to spot?

Inquiring Mind Wants To Know
Community Member
1 month ago

Look at where his hand is ...he looks waaaayyy too comfy!! GET OUT OF THERE BEFORE THE CEREMONY STARTS. IF THE CEREMONY IS OVER GO STRAIGHT TO A LAWYER TO HAVE THE MARRIAGE ANNULLED.

Diana Hockley
Community Member
1 month ago

What an insult.

Paizleypie
Community Member
1 month ago

Shame, shame, shame!

B-b-bird
Community Member
1 month ago

Waiter would be happy to receive a tip to "accidentally" spill some wine. Some stuff you need to outsource and enjoy your day :D

serge
Community Member
3 weeks ago

Need to find out what relationship she has to the bride and groom. His ex? Her sister? Can't be a friend. His mother Mrs Jocasta? His transgender dad? Am I getting close?

Elaine Mattingly
Community Member
1 month ago

Shortest marriage in history.

Kim St
Community Member
1 month ago

and his hand is on her butt. something is fishy here.

Troy Currie
Community Member
1 month ago

Hopefully he's not the groom...he has his hand on her a**e.

Eulalie Grace
Community Member
1 month ago

I'm really not one for sticking to rules hard and fast, but anyone other then the bride wearing white/cream at the wedding is a huge NO NO. And to me - a ticket out the door. Morons.

Ashley Wright
Community Member
1 month ago

Clearly, she’s insecure. Wants all the attention on her. Too bad their faces are covered.

AzKhaleesi
Community Member
1 month ago

well who is it and why his hand on her ass? So many questions.

Blackheart
Community Member
1 month ago

Spill wine on it.

Thomas Turnbull
Community Member
1 month ago

The red wine theme is catching on great

The Upset Kitten
Community Member
1 month ago

What a massive --sounds like Hunt but starts with C---

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#30

I’m All For A Nudist Wedding But The Kid?

I’m All For A Nudist Wedding But The Kid?

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Holly D
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1 month ago

What kid? Theres just a man standing on his own

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