Young Kentucky couple marry in Florida Beach after 2 weeks of dating
A young Kentucky couple got married on a Florida beach after just two weeks of dating. It all happened so quickly that the bride alleged her parents didn’t even know she was in a relationship, according to a released report.
“Our families were certainly surprised,” said Clara Bell, 18, of her new husband, Trey Bell, 20. “It was shockingly surprising, like ‘What ?! What did you do ?!’”
The bride said Kennedy News Media that the same day that Trey proposed was the same day that they ran away.
“We spent every day together”, so when he asked her to get married, Clara said she was “on board”.
“I was like ‘This is crazy’ but we did it,” the bride said of her October nuptials.
The couple got married in a $ 200 ceremony in Panama City, Florida. The amount covered the costs of a minister and a photographer the couple hired through a company that offered same-day wedding services, The New York Post reported.
The couple even found $ 4 wedding rings by exchanging their “I do” ladbible.com reported.
Trey and Clara Bell, who are both the creators of TikTok, announced their spontaneous wedding on TikTok on October 16, which garnered more than five million views but received mixed reviews.
According to the bride, although two weeks may seem like a short time to get to know someone, Clara said the couple had already known and even dated for a short time in 2018 after meeting each other. on Snapchat.
When Trey went to college in Kentucky and Clara went to prep school in Georgia to finish high school, the couple lost sight of each other but reconnected in September.
Clara said their families would have accepted the news of their nuptials, but “at the time,” Clara said, “they were just shocked and confused.”
“I wouldn’t say they were shocked the wrong way,” Clara said. “They’re happy now. Trey met my parents; I met his parents. They’re super happy for us now.”
Clara added: “I wouldn’t recommend everyone to do it, but for us it felt like it was the right decision.”
More than two months later, Clara said she and Trey were “still at the honeymoon stage.”
“Marriage is certainly difficult, but not extremely difficult,” she said.