Sunday, January 13, 2008
Wedding cake draws widespread reaction
launchWe've been doing I-Report for over a year now, and every so often, there's one that takes all of us by surprise. When Chidi Ogbuta got married on September 22nd, she probably didn't expect this either.

As I write this, the I-Report by Ogbuta showing a wedding cake made to look like her is in 5th place for "most commented stories" on We also saw reaction to it all around the web, including blogs by Dave Barry and VH-1.

(See the couple have their life-sized cake, and eat it too)

The bride had always wanted a doll made in her own likeness like Hollywood stars. Instead, she asked to have a personalized wedding, including a cake in her own likeness. The photo was snapped by her professional wedding photographer, Uche Ogbonna.

When the wedding guests first arrived, some thought it was a statue of the bride. Many of them took pictures of it with their cameras and cell phones.

Ogbuta said that the cake fulfilled her childhood dream, and her husband was very happy to help her with it.

And for those of you wondering, they took home the portions of the cake that were left and it lasted a full week.

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