Seeing his bride without make-up for the first time on the morning after their wedding, one Algerian groom was so shocked that he didn’t even recognize her.
The man even accused his new wife of being a thief who had broken into his house. Once he realized it was in fact his bride, the took her to court, accusing the woman of inflicting “psychological suffering” by “cheating” him with her make-up.
The man is now suing his new wife for the equivalent of $20,000 in damages.
1. An Algerian man has taken his wide to court a day after their wedding when he failed to recognize her without make-up.
Algerian newspapers report that the groom swore in court that he even mistook his new wife for a “thief who came to steal his apartment”, according to Emirates 24 / 7. The court papers said:
He said he was deceived by her as she used to fill up her face with make up before their marriage.
He said she looked very beautiful and attractive before marriage, but when he woke up in the morning and found that she had washed the make-up off her face, he was frightened as he thought she was a thief.
The groom told court that he is demanding $20,000 damages for his psychological suffering.
2. The man told a court in Algiers (below) that he did not recognize his wife in the morning and thought she was a thief who had broken into his home (photo: Wikimedia).
Read more: Emirates 24 / 7.
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