Blunders can be embarrassing. But there are actually people who encourage talking about our epic fails to take out the shame and guilt associated with them. Here are some brave souls who found themselves on the receiving end of life’s humorous “pranks” but decided to share their photos (as well as their laughter) with everyone else online.
Hands up if you’ve ever done something incredibly embarrassing that you’re still laughing about today. From inviting the wrong Barry over for dinner to getting into an awkward squeeze at a business party, we all have our hilarious stories. Check out these anecdotes that may just surpass your own social horror story, leaving you in stitches!
We all forget once in a while where we left our keys, if we turned off the stove or if we already put salt in the food. But some people are quite absent-minded, and it’s impossible not to end up comparing them to Dory from Finding Nemo.
The dating scene can be difficult, and research says that the average woman will kiss about 15 men before she finds the one. Late-night show host Jimmy Fallon asked his followers to share “funny, weird, or embarrassing” reasons why they still haven’t found their other half, and the responses he received were both hilarious and relatable.
Celebrities, like the rest of us, are human, and they too have their moments of awkwardness and humiliation. The major difference is that they are caught on video far more frequently. Whether it’s bad pitches, closet breakdowns, or on-stage performances, big stars have had their share of embarrassing moments.
No matter how much time has passed, we all have that embarrassing anecdote that turns our cheeks red at the mere thought of it. We can either laugh it off and make it our hit story to share among friends, or keep it a secret that may haunt us for a long time. Luckily, some brave Reddit users have been sharing their most uncomfortable, facepalming moments.
We’ve all felt that gut-wrenching feeling after doing something terribly embarrassing. Although the stories stay in the past, they can still pop in for a visit at night, right before we go to sleep. Yet, the best remedy to get over the embarrassment is to channel our sense of humor. All of a sudden, even the most awkward moments become funny jokes that might even help you bond with people better.
For celebrities, every event offers an opportunity for transformation and beauty, in which their clothing is one of the main elements to make them look splendid. However, no one in the world of show business, whether on stage or on the red carpet, is spared from small or big inconveniences that can affect their appearance.
Whether it’s a first date or you have been seeing the person for a while, we cannot deny the importance of these tête-à-tête meetups. Usually, we expect these rendezvous to be exciting, fun, and most of all romantic, but once in a blue moon, a date can be awkward and embarrassing or even turn into a complete fiasco.
It has been nearly 2 decades since the sitcom Friends aired its final episode, but the show remains popular to this day, thanks to its extremely relatable plot and characters. Each role is portrayed with such unique and realistic qualities, that it’s not difficult for us to identify with certain characters and imagine ourselves in their shoes.
Anesthesia can make us say extremely crazy, incoherent, and... embarrassing things. So, when we shared an article about the nonsense that internet users had said when under its effects, our readers also wanted to share their disgraceful experiences.
On average, a person farts 15 times a day and that number can go up to 40! Farting is caused by trapped air and bodily gases. While it is a completely normal process, it can be loud and embarrassing at times and that is the reason why most of us try to hold it in. However, doing so might not be such a great idea.
One of the disadvantages of modern ways of communicating is that they tend to not involve face-to-face conversations anymore. Most are about users typing codes and numbers. One example is text messages. To send one of these, the first thing we must do is save a phone number in our contacts, but what happens when, without realizing it, we type in the wrong digit? We can easily end up talking and laughing about strange things with complete strangers. This is what happened to the people in this article.
Sometimes our pets make us feel completely awkward. We bet you’ll agree that there’s nothing better than going for a walk with your dog. It’s warm, the birds are singing and you both are in amazing spirits. And then your fluffy friend suddenly finds a puddle, lies down in it, and gets all wet and dirty. And as if that all wasn’t enough, after doing all this, they start to make bubbles with their nose.
Hiding from Drew Barrymore, having a class with Emma Watson, or running into Jon Bon Jovi in the park are unexpected events that very few of us can say we’ve experienced. However, a few Reddit users, who were more than lucky, did happen to run into some celebrities in situations that can only be described as fun or embarrassing. And their anecdotes were captured for posterity in this great thread that anyone can read and enjoy.
There comes a time in everyone’s life when you find yourself on a date so unbelievably awkward that you wish you could be put out of your misery as soon as possible. But keep in mind that while you may have to endure some uncomfortable silences or silly conversation starters, there are always people who survived worse moments that you could never even imagine.
All of us probably have at least one old picture that we’re ashamed of. Usually, parents and grandparents keep such photos so they can show them to everyone when they have a chance. But sometimes, it’s really nice to remember when you got your bangs cut right before a photo shoot or decided to put some salami on your face.
Autocorrect is one of those things that we either hate and don’t use or love and can’t live without. Many people are worried though that using this tool too much will make our relationship with language worse. Also, in many cases, people send awkward messages they definitely had no intention of sending. So maybe next time you use autocorrect, you should double-check the final message before pressing “send.”
We all have those awkward pics in our treasure of memories that we don’t want anyone else to see. If you’re a celebrity, it’s even more embarrassing, but these A-listers changed this perception and are letting the world know how to rock their vintage look by putting up their old pics using an Instagram hashtag #oldheadshotday.
Relationships are very difficult. That's why it's no surprise that so many relationships often end in breakups. Some people deal with this period of their lives quite well, while others can't just let bygones be bygones: they are the people who keep calling and texting their exes at night and track their every move on social media like a special agent. And they never miss a chance to embarrass an ex in public. We all have a crazy ex story, so we decided to share some especially wild ones with you.