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Bride’s best friend is slammed for bachelorette pregnancy announcement

A bride’s friend has been accused of ‘stealing her thunder’ after announcing that she is two months pregnant at her beachside bachelorette. 

Katie Jo Germany, 24, from Omaha, Nebraska, went viral this month when she shared a video of her pal Claire surprising her with the happy news — a moment that has divided TikTok.

‘When your best friend tells you she’s pregnant at your bachelorette party,’ she explained using the app’s text-to-speech feature.

Katie Jo Germany, 24, from Omaha, Nebraska, went viral this month when she shared a TikTok video of her pal Claire announcing she is two months pregnant at her bachelorette party 

Claire spilled the beans when they were on the beach filming a playful video in which they each approached the camera and said where their outfits were from

Claire spilled the beans when they were on the beach filming a playful video in which they each approached the camera and said where their outfits were from

Claire spilled the beans when they were on the beach filming a playful video in which they each approached the camera and said where their outfits were from

The mom-to-be, who was the second to last to go, listed her dress as Zara, her necklace from Kendra Scott, 'and baby bump from Riley' - her husband

The mom-to-be, who was the second to last to go, listed her dress as Zara, her necklace from Kendra Scott, ‘and baby bump from Riley’ – her husband

Claire spilled the beans when they were on the beach filming a playful video in which they each approached the camera and said where their outfit and accessories are from.

The mom-to-be, who was the second to last to go, listed her dress as Zara, her necklace from Kendra Scott, ‘and baby bump from Riley’ — her husband. 

Claire placed her hand on her stomach and looked back at Katie Jo.

The confused bride wasn’t sure what was going on when she stepped up to take her turn and finish the video.

‘I didn’t know that was going to happen,’ another friend shouted off camera. 

Claire placed her hand on her stomach and looked back at a confused Katie Jo

Claire placed her hand on her stomach and looked back at a confused Katie Jo

Katie Jo was about to say where her white dress was from when she turned back at Claire and asked, 'Wait¿what?' Her friend then confirmed that she is two months pregnant

Katie Jo was about to say where her white dress was from when she turned back at Claire and asked, ‘Wait…what?’ Her friend then confirmed that she is two months pregnant 

Katie Jo was about to say where her white dress was from when she turned back at Claire and asked, ‘Wait…what?’

‘I’m two months pregnant,’ her bestie confirmed. 

The bride’s jaw dropped as Claire moved in to give her a hug. 

‘I didn’t know you weren’t drinking,’ she told her pregnant pal.

Katie Jo made it clear that she is as happy as can be for Claire, adding, ‘I love you bestie. You’re going to be the best mama.’ 

Katie Jo's jaw dropped as Claire moved in to give her a hug. The bride used the app's text-to-speech feature to gush that her pal is 'going to be the best mama'

Katie Jo’s jaw dropped as Claire moved in to give her a hug. The bride used the app’s text-to-speech feature to gush that her pal is ‘going to be the best mama’

The moment between the two friends has divided viewers, with some insisting it was a sweet surprise and others claiming Claire stole Katie Jo's spotlight

 The moment between the two friends has divided viewers, with some insisting it was a sweet surprise and others claiming Claire stole Katie Jo’s spotlight

‘The best gift. Can’t wait to watch you be the best parents. ILY,’ she captioned the video, which has been viewed more than 9.1 million times. 

The heartwarming moment between the two friends has divided viewers, with some insisting it was a sweet surprise and others claiming Claire stole Katie Jo’s spotlight.   

‘She could have been like, “I got it wrong, lemme go again,”‘ one person insisted. ‘Let the bachelorette party be about the bride.’

‘Definition of “how can I make this about me,”‘ another critic commented. 

‘”How can I surprise my best friend with the most amazing news ever,”‘ Katie Joe corrected her. 

Katie Jo has made it clear that she was thrilled by the announcement and filmed a follow-up video hitting back at her friend's critics

Katie Jo has made it clear that she was thrilled by the announcement and filmed a follow-up video hitting back at her friend’s critics

'B.F.F.R. What does that spell? Be f**king for real,' she lip-synced before giving the camera the middle finger

'B.F.F.R. What does that spell? Be f**king for real,' she lip-synced before giving the camera the middle finger

‘B.F.F.R. What does that spell? Be f**king for real,’ she lip-synced before giving the camera the middle finger

‘Anyone seen that episode from friends… between Rachel & Monica? About the thunder stealing… you know? #iykyk,’ someone else added.

Katie Jo insisted numerous times in the comments that she was thrilled by the surprise, and even Claire chimed in, agreeing that her timing wasn’t the best. 

‘Yup not ideal time/place, but 1. I live OOT and it was the first time I had seen her in over a month! 2. she knows me too well to lie all weekend,’ she explained.

Katie Jo hit back at her friend’s critics in a follow-up video, writing, ‘You have a TikTok go viral and all the hate comments are rolling in.’

‘B.F.F.R. What does that spell? Be f**king for real,’ she lip-synced before giving the camera the middle finger. 

‘Just ew,’ she added in the caption.  

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