The term "Bridezilla" is typically used to describe brides-to-be in wedding planning mode, but apparently this behavior can extend beyond the big day.
A wedding guest recently shared a Facebook message she got from the bride, not thanking her but calling her out for not giving more money. Seriously.
The guest, Tanya, and her date gave $100 to the newlyweds, which earned a stinging rebuke from the bride (not pictured below, but that's how we envision her).
Tanya shared the story with The Huffington Post:
"Last weekend I attended a wedding of a not-close friend with my boyfriend and as a gift we gave $100 cash. This was generous considering my financial situation.
I just finished university with $40,000 in student loans, and have only found part time (12-18 hrs per week) minimum wage work. I gave as much as I could and attended to show my support.
Today I received a rude, condescending message from the bride via Facebook messenger:
'Hi Tanya, how are you? I just want to know is there any reason or dissatisfaction of Mike's and I wedding that both you and Phil gave $50 each? In terms of the amount we got from you both was very unexpected as a result we were very much short on paying off the reception because just for the cocktail + reception alone the plate per person is $200 (as per a normal wedding range with open bar is about) and Mike and I both have already paid for everything else including decor, photography, attire etc and didn't expect we had to cover that huge amount for reception as well. As I know you both live together and work, so I did not see any reason for that amount, when it comes to your wedding hopefully you'll know what I mean. I hope for the best as from what we receive is what we will give back. Anyways, good luck on everything. [all sic]'
It's infuriating that she had the nerve to make assumptions about my finances, and assume that I or my boyfriend had an extra $400 lying around.
Those $100 were hard-earned and she didn't show an ounce of gratitude for what she did receive. That money didn't grow on a tree.
If she had a minimum gift requirement, she should have specified it... or asked everyone for income statements before inviting them."
To call this "inappropriate" would be the understatement of all time. Thank goodness we weren't invited to "Mike's and I wedding," are we right THGers?