In China, it’s often said that you need a salary, an apartment and a car before getting married. What goes unsaid is that you also need a toilet.
Over the weekend, a video went viral on Chinese social media showing the moment that one Nanning man had his matrimonial dreams unceremoniously flushed in public.
“Your place doesn’t even have a toilet, or a bath. You’re asking me to marry you? That’s a laugh!” a woman is heard screaming at a man on the street. With no way to respond, the man picks up his bag and leaves without a word.
Unfortunately for him, the painful moment was caught on camera by a number of onlookers. Watch the video below:
According to the latest figures, there are 33.59 million more men than women in China, a disparity that has given a number of poor guys a harsh lesson in supply and demand. Last week, People’s Daily published the results of an investigation which found that the average price for a bride in some provinces in China has skyrocketed to as much as 200,000 yuan, noting that “The poorer the place, the higher the bride price.”
[Video via Tencent]
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