The lure of KFC’s finger-lickin’ good chicken was too much to bear for one fast-food mad New Zealand groom who insisted his bridal party stop at the local KFC for photos – and a quick bite – on his wedding day.
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Wellington groom Louis Davis married his partner Ashleigh in Whangarei in New Zealand’s North on Saturday and, despite the whole affair being very traditional, it had one most unconventional aspect: a lovingly co-ordinated photoshoot in front of the groom’s favourite fast-food joint.
Yes, between the the ceremony and the reception, the entire bridal party was driven to the local KFC for a finger-licken’ photoshoot and, naturally, once the pictures hit the groom’s Facebook page, it immediately went viral.
“I’ve always had a special relationship with KFC so it made sense.” Louis, 21, told The New Zealand Herald.
“Ashleigh is a bit of a foodie, unfortunately I have a craving for take-aways.
“She’s really into trying ethnic cuisines: when we go out I tend to pick something safe, and then pick up a KFC on the way home.”
He added that he eats KFC at least three times per week.
While the bride did allow the KFC stop-off on their big day, the resulting photoshoot was a toned-down version of what the groom really had in mind: originally, he wanted the groomsmen to be completely naked with bouquets of flowers strategically covering their ‘chicken wings’.
You’d think Louis would deserve a lifetime’s free KFC given the global exposure KFC received as a result of wedding day stunt, but, says the groom, “That would probably be a dangerous thing, to be honest.
“I should at least get a snack box though.”
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