Woman faked engagement with £3 ring and put on free food, gifts and outings

Fran Starkey has admitted to pretending to be newly engaged for a girl’s vacation in Venice in order to give gifts during the trip. She even bought a £3 fake engagement ring on eBay for the prank

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TikToker fakes engagement on vacation to try to get free stuff

A woman said she faked an engagement so she could get free drinks, treats and outings on her holiday – and it all cost her £3 for a fake ring.

Fran Starkey, TikTok star, @franstarkeytook to social media to share her recent trip to Venice, showing photos of herself downing glasses of champagne on the plane and taking a canal trip.

A stranger even bought him drinks on a night out to help him celebrate and his coffee came with free homemade pastries and cookies because the Daily Star Reports.

And that’s because while he was gone she pretended to be engaged, offering her £3 ring as proof – and now her followers have said they’ll give it a try themselves.

Fran shared her story on TikTok



She got plenty of freebies thanks to her £3 ring



What do you think of Fran’s free tip? Let us know in the comments…

She shared photos from her vacation in the video, which was captioned, “Pretending to celebrate my engagement in Venice to get cheaper stuff.”

In one of them she had a glass of champagne and wrote: “Free champagnes on the plane.

Then she shared a photo of a boat ride, writing, “The bride is free on the gondola (half price).”

Then a round of drinks, captioned: “Rich men buy us drinks to celebrate,” then: “Coffee made with extra love and free sides.”

The clip has been viewed over 300,000 times on the video-sharing app and many viewers thought it was a great idea, and some shared their own blogging experiences.

One user confessed: “Wherever I am I always tell them it’s our anniversary I usually get room upgrades in hotels and free drinks lol.”

A second said: ‘My boyfriend said no when I wanted to try and get a hotel upgrade.

“Might have to do it,” another admitted, while someone else commented, “sounds like a fun idea.”

Meanwhile, an Airbnb owner was baffled by a confused guest who didn’t know how to open the fridge or use the oven.

Michelle, TikTok user, @theflowertruckreceived a series of text messages from the young woman who seemed to struggle with most devices.

She asked about the fridge, saying it was ‘locked’, and asked how to turn on the gas for the oven – which was actually electric.

Michelle uploaded the funny exchange on TikTok, where she captioned the video “I just need to know if my Air B&B guest is okay”, and now her video has been viewed over 4 million times .

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