A local man’s proposal in a KFC has turned into a social media sensation that has taken the country by storm. Celebrities and members of the public are now rallying together to provide this newly engaged couple with their dream wedding.
Hector Kansi proposed to his now fiancé Nonhlanhla in front of a large crowd whilst dining at a Vaal KFC outlet. A video of the proposal was shared to Twitter, where it almost immediately went viral.
Mzansi please help us find this beautiful couple, re batla ho ba blesser 😊 DM us any leads, there might be a Finger Lickin’ Good surprise in it for you too. Batho ba Vaal re thuseng! We love love 😍❤️ #KFCProposal pic.twitter.com/6bj89dtj4j
— KFC South Africa (@KFCSA) November 7, 2019
While some initially criticised Kansi for choosing a KFC to propose, many across the country have been inspired by the proposal and are now coming together to support the couple. Many South African businesses are also tweeted out to offer their services.
Takealot and FNB have each offered the couple R5 000, Puma SA is granting the couple with R10 000 each to use in their stores and Castle Lite SA is offering the couple an all-inclusive honeymoon.
Other businesses that have reached out to offer their services include Sun City Resort, Total SA, Tsogo Sun, Audi South Africa, Coca Cola SA and many more.
— takealot (@TAKEALOT) November 8, 2019
— CastleLiteSA (@castlelitesa) November 8, 2019
Many South African celebrities are also throwing their hat into the ring. Precious the Planner has offered her expert planning skills pro-bono, DJ Fresh has offered to DJ and Black Coffee is interested in covering the costs of groom and groomsmen suits.
@KFCSA I will plan, design and coordinate the wedding pro bono and collab with one of the venues, dress & suit designers I work with if the brand covers hard costs I.e flowers, food, non-alcoholic beverages 🙏🏽 Newly Engaged, when is the wedding 🤷🏽♀️#KFCProposal #PreciousThePlanner
— Precious The Planner®️ (@preciousplanner) November 8, 2019
Members of the public are also offering their services in any way they can. From donations to pro-bono wedding invites and accessories, South Africans are truly coming together to make this beautiful couple’s day perfect.
— Eusebius McKaiser (@Eusebius) November 8, 2019
Brand identity developer and strategist Joe Human and professional master of ceremonies Isiphosakho met with the couple today in a KFC to discuss wedding planning.
South Africa, you guys are amazing! We’ve found the beautiful couple, and looks like we’re having a #StreetwiseWedding y’all 🥳 We’re meeting Bhut’ Hector and his lovely bride Nonhlanhla we’ll keep you posted. #KFCProposal
— KFC South Africa (@KFCSA) November 8, 2019
— Joe Human (@joe_human_) November 8, 2019
Picture: Twitter / KFC South Africa