Selfless Bride Hands Brother's Girlfriend Bouquet, Watches As Sibling Pops Question


Most brides-to-be have dreamed of their wedding day their entire lives. It’s the day that they get to marry the man of their dreams, and everything should be perfect.

Many have endless pictures of wedding dress ideas saved somewhere, and could even have a wedding reception location in mind.

I don’t even want to think about how many wedding planning things I had pinned on Pinterest before I had to delete that board for my mental sanity.

No matter what, though, most brides want their wedding day to be about them and their husband, and can be a little hesitant to share the spotlight.

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Amie Skyler is the exception to this rule and a viral video shows the selfless act she did for her brother, Matthew Skyler, on her wedding day.

The video starts with Amie preparing for the traditional bouquet toss where single women try to catch the bride’s bouquet to see who will get married next.

She asks the women in the crowd to count down for her to make the toss, but when they get to three she pulls a fast one and hands the bouquet to her brother’s girlfriend, Savannah.

Savannah laughs and seems a little confused while the other women around her excitedly scream.

And then Matthew comes out from behind the crowd and grabs her left hand. The rest of the women seem to understand what is happening and they quickly scatter to give the couple some space.

Matthew fishes a ring out of his pocket and gets down on one knee as Savanah starts to cry. She of course says yes and he slips a ring onto her finger.

“I got married and my brother got ENGAGED!!!!!! This was the most special day of my entire life,” Amie wrote on Twitter.

The bride had apparently helped her brother plan the entire thing.

“He was kind of hesitant though because he really didn’t want to take the attention off me, but I didn’t see it that way,” Amie told Insider. “It made my day 100x more special and meaningful! I would do again and again for him.”

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Erin Coates was an editor for The Western Journal for over two years before becoming a news writer. A University of Oregon graduate, Erin has conducted research in data journalism and contributed to various publications as a writer and editor.
Erin Coates was an editor for The Western Journal for over two years before becoming a news writer. She grew up in San Diego, California, proceeding to attend the University of Oregon and graduate with honors holding a degree in journalism. During her time in Oregon, Erin was an associate editor for Ethos Magazine and a freelance writer for Eugene Magazine. She has conducted research in data journalism, which has been published in the book “Data Journalism: Past, Present and Future.” Erin is an avid runner with a heart for encouraging young girls and has served as a coach for the organization Girls on the Run. As a writer and editor, Erin strives to promote social dialogue and tell the story of those around her.
Tucson, Arizona
Graduated with Honors
Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, University of Oregon
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Contributor for Data Journalism: Past, Present and Future
Prescott, Arizona
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