A Saudi Arabian man has divorced his wife after seeing her face for the time. According to tradition in Middle Eastern countries, It was gathered that the groom had agreed to marry the bride without meeting face to face.
The newlywed woman collapsed upon hearing her husband’s outburst as wedding guests tried to resolve the issue, local newspaper Okaz.
The bride and removed her veil and smiled for the camera when the groom jumped up angrily, Daily Mail reports.
“You are not the girl I want to marry, you are not the one I had imagined. I am sorry, but I divorce you,” he told the bride.
Social media users who heard the news expressed their anger on various platforms.
“He caused her great pain through his irresponsible attitude, and he deserves to suffer”, one user wrote.
“He should appreciate that beauty is in the character, not the face.”
The guests efforts to plead were rejected
“The groom said he had not been able to see his bride’s face before marriage,” Okaz reported. “When he divorced her, the bride collapsed and the wedding turned into a night of tears.”