WATCH: Flash mob at same-sex wedding becomes a viral sensation

Two grooms held a surprise flash mob at their wedding and the resulting viral video has inspired hundreds of positive comments.

The picture shows two grooms on their wedding day. They are wearing flowery blue suits and there is a yellow background. They look really happy.

Newlyweds Isaiah Green-Jones and Taylor Green-Jones held an amazing flash mob at their wedding recently and it went viral.

Speaking to Good Morning America, Taylor said: “We’d always wanted to do a dance video, but had never made a routine.”

They decided their wedding was the perfect time to live this fantasy. 

Taylor, 35, a dance teacher, worked with another dancer to help create the steps for the flash mob. The participants included some of the guests but everyone managed to keep it a secret from the rest of the wedding party, so there was a surprise in store for many of the attendees. 

“Everyone was surprised at the wedding. No one knew, so there was a lot of cheering, a lot of yelling. It was great,” Isaiah, 29, said.

The group danced to a three-minute mashup featuring Lil Nas X’s “Old Town Road” and Beyonce’s “Before I Let Go.”

Featuring a Lil Nas X song was important to the couple, “because it is sung by an openly gay black male artist.” 

The video was posted on Taylor’s Instagram account, where it quickly racked up thousands of views. Taylor’s account regularly features his and Isaiah’s adventures with their dogs, T’Challah and Kitana.

The couple were delighted with the positive comments and response to the video online, mentioning the level of support they had received. 

“I think people felt inspired,” said Isaiah, “because this video showed a little piece of light in the midst of a lot of negative energy out there.”

Taylor and Isaiah had known each other for seven years and had been dating for six before Isaiah proposed on Taylor’s birthday, September 28 2018, in Hawaii. They were married just under a year later, on August 4 this year in Portland, Oregon.

Both grooms emphasise the “importance of supporting folks and celebrating love, no matter what that looks like.”

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