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Bride Refuses To Smile During Money Rain At Her Traditional Wedding, Nigerians React



A video of a Nigerian bride refusing to smile whilst her husband showered her with money have surfaced on social media.

In the video that has become a growing sensation, the colourful bride was seen frowning whilst her husband sprayed money.

According to reports, in her tradition, presumably Ijaw,  new brides are not allowed to smile or flinch while been sprayed money by guests and grooms, else they would be a force to stop spraying.

The video got social media reeling with reactions as many social media users praised the bride for maintaining her composture during the money rain.

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See some reactions below;

@monicafriday1wrote; It’s traditional. Once she smile, spraying stop o

@dums_babe_wrote; ‘It’s an Ijaw culture. She will keep frowning for the husband to keep spraying till she is okay with the money and smiles.’

@blackgalmagik wrote; ‘This is a sweet tradition o…. Will frown for 24hours so they keep spraying na’

@nenji.jewelries wrote; ‘I hear say na tradition, they no fit try this with Igbo girl. Because I will frown till the next day sef, oga go spray everything way dey his account’

@chiblue0202 wrote; ‘They may have asked her not to smile …..that if she smile they will stop spraying’

@darkskinnedbey wrote; She’s not unhappy. It’s a tradition

@tarelas1 wrote; It’s Ijaw tradition. You will not smile until your family tells you to do so. Me I fall my family hand o. I laughed so loud because my hubby was teasing me.

@amagracie wrote; Tradition, he will spray her until she is happy and start smiling.

Chukwuani Victoria is an entertainment and lifestyle journalist who's passionate about storytelling. She holds a BSC in Biology and is also a certified Radio presenter with BRMC. She likes to read, research, hang out with her friends and play scrabbles.