Romantic marriage proposal meets raccoon: viral video

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A romantic marriage proposal unexpectedly turned into social media feelingamassing more than 25 million views, after a curious raccoon photobombed key moment.

While a woman was filming her friend’s proposal in a beautifully lit garden, the camera inadvertently panned to a raccoon lurking behind a fence, stealing the spotlight and causing an internet stir.

As the unsuspecting couple stood hand in hand, surrounded by twinkling lights in the picturesque courtyard, the man reached into his pocket, presumably for a ring. However, the cameraman’s attention was suddenly diverted. Behind the scenes, unbeknownst to the couple at the center of this tender moment, an opportunistic raccoon entered the frame.

The 19-second video, which was uploaded to TikTok with the self-deprecating caption, “You should never trust me to record this,” quickly went viral. The poster, oblivious to the scene-stealing raccoon at the time, continued filming the proposal, only to later discover an unexpected guest making a cameo.

The clip ends with the pair embracing, blissfully unaware of their new furry acquaintance. Viewers laughed at the impromptu appearance of the raccoon, which added an unexpected twist to the usual proposal story. Social media users reacted with a mixture of amusement and affection at the carefree break, while others expressed sympathy, imagining their disappointment if their special moment was glossed over.

One commenter even whimsically suggested that the raccoon should be invited to the wedding to take part in the photo shoot, adding a humorous touch to an already memorable proposal. Despite mixed reactions, the furry intruder inadvertently brought extra glory to the couple’s special moment, which has now been immortalized with millions of views, Sanook reported.

In related news, in a story of love, resilience and an unexpected proposal, a British couple from Durham, northeast England, found themselves in the spotlight after a near-fatal motorbike accident during what was supposed to be a dream 28-day holiday in Thailand.


Missed the whole kneeling part. Don’t worry, she wasn’t mad! #fyp #zavastranica #raccoon #ifeltsobod #I failed #proposal #catchthemoment

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