A proposal at Disneyland Paris has gone viral for a cast member stepping in and grabbing the groom’s ring box.
On Thursday (June 2), Redditor @wasgehtlan posted a video of his friend offering “Iamatotalpieceofs–t” to the board.[Piece of s–t] destroyed my best friend’s moment. He asked permission first,” he claimed, referring to the couple standing on the stage in front of the iconic Sleeping Beauty castle.
According to his responses to some of the more than 10,000 comments, his friend asked permission from a photo pass photographer cast member who is briefly seen in the video snapping photos of the proposal.
The video started with a man in a white shirt standing on a stage in front of the castle. Stages are used for their parades and character shows, and usually there are doors or blockages in place to ensure guests know they cannot access the stage.
An employee is then seen grabbing the man’s ring box and pointing down from the stage.
“She said yes,” he said, gesturing to another cast member offstage. “Yes, it’s great, but here it will be even better,” said the employee on stage, while guiding them off the stage. The crowd started booing him.
A spokesperson for Disneyland Paris released a statement to Newsweek regarding the situation and alleged miscommunication from the cast.
“We regret the way this was handled,” they said. “We apologized to the couple involved and offered to put things right.”
A Redditor claimed that cast members are “explicitly told that we never touch a guest without their clear permission, given verbally or through body language. We are not permitted to take their property in any way and this results in termination .”
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