Claim: A Florida man has “married” a 6-month-old boy.
Example: [Collected via Facebook, April 2015]
This is creepy and disturbing. I hope this is not true and is fake.
Florida Man Marries a Baby
Jesse Nicely paid a poor Florida couple $1,000 to allow him to marry their 6-month-old son, Jason. The marriage is not official as it is illegal to marry babies in Florida, but according to the parents and Nicely, they signed a contract that states the baby is Nicely’s husband and when the child turns 16 they will be allowed to become legally married.
Although this Stuppid article was shared widely across social media, there is no truth to the claim that a man in Florida (where same-sex marriage was legally recognized on
factual articles; that site has previously offered a myriad of bogus news items about subjects such as a 14-year-old giving birth to Jesus, a mother-daughter lesbian relationship, and a Neo-Nazi woman being inseminated with sperm from a black donor.
Moreover, the image that accompanies this article is not a photograph of “Jesse Nicely” and “Jason,” but rather a
Stuppid‘s disclaimer notes that the site aims to publish the “stupidest, craziest stuff we can find” on the internet.
Last updated: 2 May 2015
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