Bride hits back at haters teasing 'short' husband

Lifestyle Team
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A bride has hit out at nay-sayers after she was mocked online for marrying a man significantly shorter than her.

This woman recently made local headlines due to her towering height over her short hubby, but has defiantly told haters they are very much in love and “fit each other like a cookie”.

Lilian Mwangi's wedding photos
Lilian Mwangi's wedding photos went viral due to her towering height over her hubby. Photo: Newsflash/Australscope

Bride Lilian Mwangi recently married her partner Mwangi Wawira at the ACK Emmanuel Church in the town of Karatina in Kenya.

Photos from the big day were shared on social media, showing the smiling couple along with family and friends.


Speaking to local newspaper Jabez she said she is not embarrassed by being much taller than her husband.

“Is it height or shortness the disability?” she also called out trolls on Facebook.

Lilian Mwangi's tall bride wedding photos
She said they 'fit each other like a cookie'. Photo: Newsflash/Australscope

Lilian has been with Mwangi for four and a half years after they met at another friends wedding.

“He requested my number which I didn't give easily but I still gave it before the end of the wedding,” she told the publication.

Lilian went on to say that they are overjoyed and having a wonderful honeymoon, adding: "To singles, I am telling you, you are missing something good.”

She also received plenty of support from others on social media.

“Congratulations to them.”

While another quipped: “I love the courage in the man.”

Reporting by Newsflash.

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