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There Will be Tears (But What Kind?): When the Groom Plans the Wedding
Even those brides who have been envisioning their dream wedding since childhood can become overwhelmed by the details (Fondant or buttercream? All-white paper lanterns or a rainbow assortment?). Most women know that it's the marriage that matters and the wedding is just a big party.
Still, it feels like the stakes are sky-high to make it the best big party ever. That's why the premise of the new OWN series Don't Tell the Bride is intriguing. Cash-strapped engaged couples get $25,000 to put together their ideal wedding, with a catch: the groom has to do everything without the bride's consent...or her knowledge. We're thinking that this could actually be pretty brilliant. Maybe the groom will feel less pressure to do everything perfectly, and won't agonize over every little decision, resulting in a day that makes his beloved weep with gratitude and relief. Or...maybe he'll be just as obsessive as she would be, or, worse, worry about all the wrong things, and do such a shoddy job that his fiancée will decide to call the whole thing off.
That's what the poor guy in the clip below is worried about, and after hearing his take-charge fiancée describe how she feels when things don't go her way, we're thinking his concerns might be valid. What do you think? Can he pull it off? We'll be tuning in next Saturday to find out.
Don't Tell the Bride premieres Saturday, October 15th on OWN at 10/9c. Find OWN on your TV.
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