A Woman Asked A Stranger To Her Sister's Wedding... And Then Married Him

How's this for a 21st century meet cute? Back in 2014, a woman was preparing for her sister's wedding and jokily asked her Twitter followers for a date. Little did she know, three years later she'd end up marrying the man who replied to her tweet.
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It all started on the 6th July 2014, when Londoner Llia Apostolou put a callout on the social media site asking for a man to "borrow" for the event the following weekend, the Mirror reported.
"Bonus points if you can source a baby that I can pretend is mine too," she joked. We all know that turning up to a family wedding alone is bound to incite a few prying questions. Sad but true – even in 2017.
A lovely man named Phil saw Llia's tweet and decided to reach out – what was there to lose? (While he didn't have a baby, he did have a suit.)
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Llia seemed keen.
Phil needed to clarify a few things, but even his family were on board with the impromptu union – which, in hindsight, is a clear sign the pair's relationship was meant to be.
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The chemistry was palpable – even through a handful of tweets – and the banter didn't stop.
Llia has since pointed out that Phil never actually accompanied to her sister's wedding – but the couple did tie the knot themselves almost three years to the day since her first tweet.
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They met in real life for the first time within a week of their first correspondence and evidently things went pretty well.
Who needs Tinder when you're on Twitter?
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