Claim: Photographs document a “hillbilly wedding.”
Example: [Collected on the Internet, 2005]
The couple and their Wedding Cake.
Catered by Little Debbie.
Origins: Okay, boys and girls, how many “hillbilly” stereotypes can we spot in these pictures?
We have the pregnant, cigarette-smoking, sandal-shod bride with a NASCAR tattoo, and the mullet-headed, gap-toothed, beer-swilling groom
clad in torn jeans and a plaid shirt, posing in front of a motor home and attended by a faithful Rottweiler, celebrating their wedding with a “cake” composed of Hostess brand Twinkies and
The picture of the bride and groom is an entry submitted to a Worth1000.com photo manipulation contest entitled “If Rednecks Ruled.” The actual photo from which the manipulated image was made was lifted from the online album of a couple who wed in August 2003.
The picture of the cake is genuine (albeit unrelated to the first photo): It was taken from the Hostess web site, and it captures a couple who “shared their Hostess happiness with guests” by “serving a three-tiered cake made of Twinkies and Cup Cakes” at their
Last updated: 31 March 2008