So, A White Bride Entered Wedding Reception With Black Groom On A Dog Chain

A white bride who arrived at her wedding reception with her white groom on a leash has divided opinion on after a video of him crawling on all fours, pretending to be a dog, went viral,

Tra Alexander and his wife, from Gallatin, Tennessee (USA), tied the knot in early April in a ceremony attended by family and friends, and at the reception the groom was seen performing a quirky routine to the sound of George Clinton’s Atomic Dog.

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Many were quick to slam the couple’s entrance, calling it ‘racist and bizarre’.

But speaking to the Daily Dot, Alexander explained the song was an inside joke he shared with his siblings, and that the leash was a nod to the fact that his wife had ‘finally got him’ after six years of dating.

In the clip, which was watched more than 482,000 times on the social media platform, Alexander and his bride were shown arriving at their wedding reception.

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The bride was holding a leash tied to Alexander’s neck, and the groom quickly got down to the floor, where he began to act like a canine. The bizarre scene showed Alexander strutting on the floor, rubbing himself against his bride and miming urinating on her like a male dog would.

Meanwhile, his wife twirled around him repeatedly, something gently yanking the leash to direct him around the room.

Family members could be heard cheering the couple on and dancing enthusiastically around them.

And a boy in a cream suit and a cowboy hat would be seen walking around the couple smiling.

While everyone in the video seemed to be having a great time, viewers were struck by the bizarre video and suggested there was racist undertones to the relationship between the white woman and her black husband.

‘I’m so glad I don’t know anyone that thinks this is okay,’ one person said.


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