A Chicago couple sent a $240 invoice to their 'no call, no show' guests who did not attend their destination wedding, report says

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The couple sent an invoice out to guests who didn't show up for their wedding.

After not giving guests a heads-up that they wouldn't be attending, the couple stated that the $240 bill was sent to them to cover their costs.

This week, the invoice caused a heated online debate.

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The couple sent an invoice out to their guests. They did not show up at their destination wedding.

For failing to attend their Jamaican wedding reception, the invoice charges $240. The bill was shared by Philip Lewis, senior editor at Huff Post. It received mixed reactions from Twitter users earlier in the week.

The invoice states that "This invoice has been sent to you because your confirmed seat(s), at the Final Headcount," The cost of individual seats is shown in the above figure. This amount is due to us because you didn't notify us or call us that you won't be attending.

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The New York Post identified Dedra McGee and Doug Simmons as the couple responsible for the viral invoice. According to the report, Simmons posted the bill originally on his Facebook page using the hashtag #PETTYPOST.

The Post reported that he said it was trivial, but that he wasn't some trifling individual who would bill someone.

According to the outlet, the groom stated that it was not about the money but more about the principle of not getting a heads-up from guests that they weren't going to be there after having paid for plus-ones.

Simmons explained to the Post that they had asked four times, "Are you available to go, can you make it?" Simmons said. "We had to pay in advance because Jamaica was a destination wedding.

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