The core of any good romantic comedy is the meet-cute — or the moment the protagonist meets their love interest and sets off the romantic arc of the story.
TikTok user sibitg shared a video recalling what I consider to be one of the greatest meet-cutes in cinematic history, even if it is just a short-form social media video.
“I just had the most romantic thing to ever happen … happen to me … and now I’m really sad because I don’t think anything like that will ever happen again,” she said in the video.
Sibitg explained to her followers that she was on her way home from work at the bakery, “sweaty and smelling like bread,” when she passed a particularly tall flower.
“It was like way too tall for me, so I was just standing there sniffing,” she said.
That’s when a tall man who she guessed was around 6’4″ — wearing a mask but still “cute as all hell” — walked up and asked her what was going on.
Immediately after sibitg explained her attempt to smell the flower, he reached up, pulled it down and let her smell it.
“I walked away with tears in my eyes,” she wrote in the comments of her post.
She concluded the video by screaming incoherently, which other TIkTok users found to be extremely relatable.
“It’s hard to see other people living out my dreams,” one user wrote.
“I would’ve freaked out too omg,” another said.
“TikTok needs to do its thing and find this man,” a third commented.
Though our protagonist “walked away like a b****” without getting her love interest’s phone number, her video has been liked 2.5 million times and viewed 8 million times. Her message is bound to reach him if it’s meant to be.
I personally believe that movie studios should jump on this adorable story while there’s still time.
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