By Nicole Cohen, January 13, 2016
The ‘I do’s’ have been said, it’s time for the reception, and everyone is waiting to hear a poignant toast about the bride and groom. Instead, what they get is best friend Johnny stammering about how “hot” the bride is while sharing a story about a stripper the groom met in Reno, five years before meeting the bride, while downing a fifth of bourbon. The result? The bride is mortified, the couple’s parents are embarrassed and all of the guests’ jaws have dropped. So as the couple or the speech-giver yourself, what do you do to prevent this?