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The couple at the next table were breaking up. So he live-tweeted the whole thing.



Everyone knows you’re supposed to break up with someone in a public place. It stops them from causing a scene and forces things to be brief and less dramatic.

What nobody was counting on was the invention of social media, because the once fail-safe restaurant breakup move now comes with the risk that a stranger at the next table will broadcast your dirty laundry live to the Twitterverse.

The trend started when this guy live-tweeted the breakup of his neighbours. This time, it was musician and writer Dave Bidini who found himself in the awkward vicinity of a very public bust-up.


Bidini covers the epic scene from beginning to end, including the part where the woman storms out and her newly minted ex doesn’t have the money to pay the bill.

It’s pretty much impossible to stop reading:





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