In an unexpected turn of events, a superfan of Louis Tomlinson, a former One Direction singer, claimed to be his wife after a unique autograph incident during his Faith in the Future world tour date in Jakarta last month.
The fan, who attended the concert as a single woman, returned claiming to be married to Tomlinson. The reason? Tomlinson had unwittingly signed an official document that looked like a marriage certificate. The fan shared her excitement and disbelief in a TikTok video, showing off the document featuring her picture next to Tomlinson’s.
“I’m a married woman. I’m married to Louis Tomlinson,” she said with a smile. “I’m his lawfully wedded wife.” The fan did not attend the post-concert meet-and-greet, but a friend did and asked Tomlinson if he plans to return to Jakarta. His response? “If my wife wants to!” This was after he had signed the document, leading the fan to exclaim, “I’M HIS WIFE! Are you kidding me?”
In another video, Tomlinson asks, “What’s this, some kind of declaration of marriage, is it?” as he’s handed the document. He then asks where to sign and assures the fan that he would visit more often if his ‘wife’ wants him to.
The incident has sparked a flurry of reactions from fans worldwide. While the incident amused some fans, others expressed disbelief. The fan’s TikTok video quickly went viral, leading to a flood of comments and reactions. However, it’s important to note that according to the U.S. Embassy & Consulate in Indonesia, a marriage requires a religious ceremony by two parties of the same religion. Therefore, the signed document is not legally binding and is more of a souvenir from the concert.
Despite the humorous nature of the incident, it reminds artists to be careful about what they sign. As for Tomlinson, he will continue on his world tour without his phony bride, touching down at Qudos Bank Arena in Sydney.
This incident represents a new level of extremity in the relationship between artists and their fans. It also highlights the lengths to which some fans will go to feel a connection with their favorite artists. As the world of fandom continues to evolve, incidents like these serve as exciting anecdotes in the annals of pop culture.
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