Woman calls out cousin for announcing pregnancy at her husband's goodbye party

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A woman hosts a goodbye party for her husband who is about to be deployed overseas. During an emotional speech, her cousin interrupts with news of her pregnancy, stealing the spotlight. The woman calls out her cousin for interrupting and hijacking yet another important event. However, her family believes she was insensitive and demand an apology. Was the woman in the wrong for calling out her cousin's attention-seeking behavior or was her reaction inappropriate? Read on to find out the verdict of the internet's favorite judgmental subreddit.

Newbie commenter requests courteous engagement in sensitive topic.

american-honey3077 | american-honey3077

Cousin announces pregnancy at husband's goodbye party: etiquette violation?

american-honey3077 | american-honey3077

Struggles of a working mom with three marriages and two kids.

american-honey3077 | american-honey3077

Cousin chooses handsome but rude husband who contributes nothing at home

american-honey3077 | american-honey3077

Heartless cousin steals attention at husband's goodbye party 🤰

american-honey3077 | american-honey3077

Insensitive announcement steals spotlight at husband's goodbye party 🤦

american-honey3077 | american-honey3077

Cousin steals spotlight again, announces pregnancy at goodbye party 🤰

american-honey3077 | american-honey3077

Woman confronts cousin for announcing pregnancy at husband's goodbye party 🤰

american-honey3077 | american-honey3077

Pregnancy announcement causes family drama at goodbye party 😳

american-honey3077 | american-honey3077

Navigating family drama with a surprise pregnancy announcement 🤰

american-honey3077 | american-honey3077

Woman regrets reacting badly to cousin's pregnancy announcement 🤰

american-honey3077 | american-honey3077

Family pressure leads to cousin's pregnancy announcement steal at party

american-honey3077 | american-honey3077

Cousin steals thunder at husband's goodbye party with baby announcement 🤰

american-honey3077 | american-honey3077

Woman calls out cousin for announcing pregnancy at goodbye party 😡

A woman organized a going away party for her husband who was being deployed overseas soon. During the party, her cousin announced her pregnancy, stealing the spotlight from her husband's emotional goodbye speech. The woman confronted her cousin, calling her out for constantly hijacking her events and making inappropriate announcements. While some family members found her reaction inappropriate, others understood her frustration. Should she have apologized for her comment about her cousin's pregnancy? Read on for the comments and reactions.

Commenter praised for using witty comeback at family event 🙌

bbundereye | bbundereye

Setting boundaries with family can be tough 😢

ostrichesarenice | ostrichesarenice

Aunt and cousin's lack of consideration ruins goodbye party. Draw boundaries. 🚫

QueenSaiCo | QueenSaiCo

Cousin hijacks goodbye party to announce pregnancy, gets called out. 😒

dookle14 | dookle14

Cousin's insensitive pregnancy announcement at husband's goodbye party gets roasted🔥

gwynhiblaidd | gwynhiblaidd

Interruptions and witty comebacks at a pregnancy announcement gone wrong 😂

Emsintheair | Emsintheair

Cousin interrupts husband's goodbye speech, OP insults her pregnancy - ESH.

snowfurtherquestions | snowfurtherquestions

Cousin steals husband's moment to announce pregnancy, NTA for reacting.

ScorchieSong | ScorchieSong

Sperm pets? 🤔 A heated exchange in the comment section. ESH.

emeraldechos | emeraldechos

OP and cousin both in the wrong, but OP's comment crossed the line 🤐

[deleted] | [deleted]

ESH for cousin's tacky announcement and OP's bad reaction 😑

BadgerGirl92 | BadgerGirl92

Cousin's pregnancy announcement steals husband's goodbye party 🤦‍♀️

macladybulldog | macladybulldog

Both are wrong, but choose your words wisely. 🤐

elemele12 | elemele12

Commenter advocates for mature conflict resolution despite blowtorch analogy 🔥

stan-k | stan-k

Military wife relates to commenter's emotional struggle during family event 🤝

mangoreload | mangoreload

OP criticized cousin harshly, but announcing pregnancy at wrong time ESH 😬

GingerAleAllie | GingerAleAllie

NTA for being upset, but could have handled it better 💁‍♀️

dla619 | dla619

Announcing a pregnancy at someone else's party? 🤰🎉 NTA for feeling humiliated.

CompletelyChaotic | CompletelyChaotic

Commenter calls out immature behavior at goodbye party.

Simply_Sophie | Simply_Sophie

Cousin was selfish, OP could've addressed past issues better. ESH 💩

jerkface1026 | jerkface1026

Inappropriate timing for announcement, but better communication could've helped. 💬

Organic_Extension750 | Organic_Extension750

ESH for cousin's attention-seeking behavior, but unnecessary nuclear comment.

chunky_butt_funky | chunky_butt_funky

Woman interrupts goodbye speech, cousin announces pregnancy - ESH.

1962Michael | 1962Michael

Don't let her steal your thunder! You're NTA 💪🏼⚡

the-triple-wide | the-triple-wide

Take control of your events, cut off the attention hijacker! 👋 NTA

AllOutofFs | AllOutofFs

Cousin announced pregnancy at goodbye party- NTA, but rude. Keeping sperm as pets 🤣

ClarinetKitten | ClarinetKitten

Cousin announces pregnancy at husband's goodbye party, gets called out. 👏

InfamousJob8057 | InfamousJob8057

Avoid snappy comebacks, take a level-headed approach instead 💁‍♀️

dannybee3 | dannybee3

Commenter defends OP's mean comment but others disagree. NTA.

[deleted] | [deleted]

Standing up for your moment and your husband. NTA! 👏

DisgruntledPelican54 | DisgruntledPelican54

Standing up for yourself and setting boundaries 👏🏼 #NTA

calli22 | calli22

Commenters agree: both parties share blame in this situation. 💁‍♀️

quack2thefuture2 | quack2thefuture2

Supportive comment, hope you're okay 🤗

jg700 | jg700

Commenter receives backlash for inappropriate response. 😑

boreonthefleur | boreonthefleur

Cousin announced pregnancy at husband's goodbye party. NTA for standing up.

[deleted] | [deleted]

Don't steal the spotlight at someone else's event 🚫🎉

RamenNoodles620 | RamenNoodles620

Woman calls out cousin for pregnancy reveal, insults exchanged. ⚠️

Upstairs_Account_212 | Upstairs_Account_212

Cousin repeatedly steals attention at family events, NTA for calling out.

AyenDrkwing | AyenDrkwing

👍 Agreed, announcing at a goodbye party is insensitive.

orgasmicravioli | orgasmicravioli

Cut the toxicity out of your life 💪 NTA

Swiss_El_Rosso | Swiss_El_Rosso

OP's snappy comeback causes drama and insults innocent children 🤦

leelalola_ | leelalola_

Celebrating the end of an era with some humor 😂👏

[deleted] | [deleted]

Awkward pregnancy announcement at goodbye party? Not cool, cousin 👎

xpotential31 | xpotential31

Commenter calls out unnecessary information and advises against going low 💬👀

Seymour_Zamboni | Seymour_Zamboni

When family drama gets too real 🤦‍♀️

Pitiful-Affect205 | Pitiful-Affect205

Insensitive cousin steals spotlight, but nuclear response ruins party 💣

octopuds-roverlord | octopuds-roverlord

Commenter calls out OP for inviting cousin and making gross comment.

snorglehorf | snorglehorf

Savage yet satisfying clapback earns NTA OP support 🙌

Orc8 | Orc8

Supportive comment shuts down entitled cousin's pregnancy announcement.

Consistent-Bear-5158 | Consistent-Bear-5158

Cousin hijacks husband's goodbye party for pregnancy announcement. OP reacts.

JustMeLurkingAround- | JustMeLurkingAround-

Redditors debate if OP is also at fault in tactless pregnancy reveal

a_green_apple | a_green_apple

Hilarious comment: 'Not the sperm as pets' earns NTA judgement!

PapitaSpuds | PapitaSpuds

You're a hero! 🦸‍♀️

ThrowRA_ohnonono | ThrowRA_ohnonono

Set boundaries to avoid cousin's attention-seeking behavior 🚫👶

shanna811 | shanna811

Cousin steals husband's goodbye party for pregnancy announcement, gets called out. 🤰🏻🚫

Trania86 | Trania86

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