Missy Elliott gifts bride her dream wedding dress after emotional tweets
Ireanna Bradshaw took to social media to explain that she could not afford the plus-size gown
Missy Elliott surprised one of her fans with the ultimate wedding gift after seeing her emotional posts on social media.
Ireanna Bradshaw took to Twitter to explain that she could not afford her dream wedding dress from David’s Bridal. The bride-to-be noted that she had been struggling to save up for a plus-size wedding dress while planning to move in with her future husband.
The $1,300 gown proved to be too much for the “FAT MODEL,” whose wedding is set for March. So she turned to the online community for help. Bradshaw posted her Cash App details to accept donations from her followers. Check out her posts below.
“Im getting Married in March &trying to move into our own place,” Bradshaw tweeted. “Excited but overwhelmed. I have been saving money; but its still a struggle. I found my dream dress and I want to get it so bad but between saving for the move- i dnt think it will be possible,” she continued.
In a follow-up post she added, “I never thought Id find a love like this and never thought someone would want to marry me. With all my previous insecurities- i didnt think i was worthy of love. Loving myself made me ready for love. I would be so grateful to have some support: anything would help.”
She then shared her Cash App user name, see the post below:
To her surprise, Missy Elliott saw the post and paid for the dress in full, People Magazine reports.
“Early Congratulations. May God Bless you both with an Unbreakable Union and full of Love & Happiness,” the artist wrote to Bradshaw on Twitter. In a second tweet, Missy added: “Your Dress is paid for now. I don’t know you but I saw you said the dress of your dreams & figured I would help when I saw you post ya cash app. May Blessings pour on your Beautiful Wedding Day with your Future husband.”
The rapper’s kind gesture was acknowledged by David’s Bridal, with the company tweeting that it “can’t wait to see” Bradshaw wearing its floral wedding dress with swag sleeves, a Galina Signature.
Bradshaw cried tears of joy when she saw Missy’s donation, as her generosity will certainly put to ease some of her pre-wedding anxiety as she continues to plan for her big day with fiancé Roderick Purdie.
Had Missy not come through, Bradshaw said she would have settled for a plain white dress or something cheaper than $1,300, TMZ reports.
For many women and young girls, Missy Elliot has been an inspiration for body positivity, having been fat shamed in the entertainment industry despite her outstanding talent.
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