Cameraman's Hateful, Bigoted Rants Wreck Couple's Wedding Video

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gocman coupleSitting down to watch your wedding video can be anxiety-causing enough without having to worry that the footage is filled with hateful, bigoted commentary from the cameraman. Sadly, Stan and Claudia Gocman had an absolutely heartbreaking, sickening experience when they watched their video and heard videographer Anthony Aurelius call the bride "unattractive" and spew anti-Semitic rants ... Sick.

Among his stomach-turning comments, Aurelius said, "I don't think I blame Hitler." And that's not all ...

Aurelius went on to state, "Not a very attractive bride at all. Some of the Jewish women are very beautiful to look at. But I can tell you, they'd be right f***** cows. Very f****** snooty, they'd be a pain in the a***'." He also called Jews "the meanest people in the world," adding "there's not a lot of niceness about them, is there?" SO disgusting.

The couple, who live outside of London, say the despicable commentary on the video has ruined memories of their wedding. I can't say I blame them. I've heard some horror stories about wedding vendors -- unfortunately, especially videographers, many of whom have a reputation for being total con-artists who take money and don't show up or show up and never send a video, etc. But this particular incident is BEYOND distressing, and if I were the bride, I wouldn't be able to stop thinking about how this hateful jerk was there, filming from start to finish what is supposed to be a love-filled, joyful, beautiful experience. What. A. Nightmare.

The only silver lining is that when confronted, Aurelius admitted he screwed up BIG TIME. He wrote the Gocmans a handwritten letter and subsequent email, refunding their money for the foul work. He said:

I am very sorry for offending you and possibly your family also. You did not deserve this. I am ashamed, in honesty. I have felt awful about this and did not know what to say, in truth.

Gross. I still wouldn't forgive him. But hopefully the Gocmans can come to some sort of inner peace about what happened and move past it ...  Because the worst thing would be to give someone capable of such twisted and abhorrent behavior the power to completely destroy your Big Day.

Here's the audio in full, which I'm actualy glad to know someone uploaded to YouTube so as to shame this guy even further ...

What do you make of this horrifying story?


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nekoy... nekoyukidoll

my friend had a bad experience with her wedding photographer.  The lady took photos, can't recall if if it was their engagement or wedding, and the lady kept on saying she'd have them soon for them but never gave them any.  then she turned around and put one on her Facebook page as samples of her work something neither one consented to, and when she finally gave them copies, it was only half of what she took and all had her watermark on them.  last i heard she was still trying to get her money back.

kayba... kaybayblee3

Wow @neko, that really sucks. Did your friend sign a contract beforehand with her?

nekoy... nekoyukidoll

I'm not too sure.  The lady who did it was a just starting up so I think i was mainly verbal which of course if you watch those court shows is never a good idea to do a verbal.  When my sis got married, we used the photographer at the venue; she got married at a wedding chapel here and it provided everything.

nekoy... nekoyukidoll

I forgot to add, my friend does have photos of her wedding so I'm assuming it worked out though she may have used a different one for her service or the place provided one (she got married on an Air Force Base)


youth... youthfulsoul

You'd think the photographer would have edited his own work and realized he was including a recording he didn't realize was actually recording.

Jeri Niksich

She can always take it to a specialist & have just music played over the entire video, there is that option at least but shame on the photographer for saying such mean things period he was there to shoot a video not do a commentary!

OneTo... OneToughMami

Maybe I can't hear it too well but it seemed like he was mostly complaining about the people? I mean regardless he's a dumba$$

Cheri... Cherish77

What an idiot, i hope he never gets business again Nazi scum.

nonmember avatar Bookworm

I'm not sure if I'm misunderstanding, but it almost seems like this all came after the wedding was already over. He didn't edit the video? How'd he manage to leave this on for them to see?

lilpe... lilpep100

Who the heck was he commenting to? Was he just speaking out loud to himself? Idiot.

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