Groom busted complaining about fiancée's wedding dress online

Kristine Tarbert
Senior Lifestyle & Entertainment Producer
A groom wasn't happy with his future wife's wedding dress choice. Photo: Getty

A groom-to-be is likely having major regrets right about now, after taking to the internet to complain about his future wife’s wedding dress.

In a Reddit thread, Josh revealed he wasn’t happy with his fiancée spending - wait for it - $950 on a her wedding dress plus $120 on a veil.

Instead he wanted his bride to find one for $50 to $100 - like some dresses he had “found on a recommended app called Wish”.

The outrageous request had him quickly labelled an asshole by fellow redditors, and after his bride-to-be Emma discovered the thread herself it seems the wedding is off.

“We jointly put aside 10k each for the wedding, everything is paid and we have 6k leftover which I think could go towards the honeymoon on top of the honeymoon fund we already had,” he wrote in the post.

“I had a quick Google around at dresses online and there were so many! And so many just like the one Emma wants for like $50 to $100.

“She is very slender but apparently wants it specially fitted.

“AITA [am I the asshole] here? Is there something I am seriously missing?”

Yes Josh, yes you are.

And Emma seemed to agree, because then Josh revealed she told him she “needs to really consider if we are a good match for marriage”.

He wanted her to look for a cheaper wedding dress online. Photo: Getty

While wedding dress prices vary greatly, the average wedding dress cost in the US is $1,000, whereas in Australia brides are shelling out on average $5,000, according to Wedded Wonderland.

The thread went viral receiving over 3.5k comments and the majority of people seemed to agree with Emma, and slammed Josh for wanting her to buy such a cheap dress.

“You say you don't want her to cheap out, but then you say you want her to buy a $50 -$100 wedding dress. That's cheap,” one person wrote.

“He's also not acknowledging that the images on Wish are likely fake and the actual dress will be much lower quality,” another pointed out.

“Hi Emma - OP [original poster] said you can see this thread. Stay with your parents, this dude is a wiener,” a third person added.

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