Feminists accuse a man who proposed to his girlfriend during her graduation of ruining her ‘time to shine’ and taking away from her accomplishments – but do YOU agree?
A man who proposed to his girlfriend of six years during her graduation ceremony has come under fire from feminists for making her big moment about him.
Jay Clark from Georgia shared a video of his proposal to Marquell on Twitter where it quickly racked up more than 2.6 million views as people speculated that his partner didn’t look to impressed as he popped the question.
Many commenters insisted he’d chosen the wrong moment because it was ‘her time to shine’.
One wrote: ‘Stop proposing to women during celebrations of their accomplishments and dimming their lights’.
However, Marquell herself responded to the row insisting she was ‘very happy’ with a degree and an engagement in the same day, and accused people of being jealous and hateful.
Moment man proposes to girlfriend of six years after her graduation
Not everyone was convinced, however, with one adding: ‘Men never take a day off from being manipulative trash’.
Other commenters said that Jay had been ‘selfish’ while another asked why he couldn’t have waited until the next day, instead of making it ‘about him’.
But many people couldn’t see the problem and said that for men it was ‘impossible to win’.
‘I don’t think he took away from her moment,’ one said. ‘He told her how proud he was of her and her accomplishments.’
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