It was raining, so this guy gave his girlfriend his hood but kept the jacket for himself

Jack Webb@JackWebb92
Tuesday 21 August 2018 13:00
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Picture:(Facebook/Jake Shannon)

This bizarre scene has people divided over whether or not they're seeing an act of selfishness or chivalry.

One man was spotted with his girlfriend in the rain and she was wearing the detachable hood from the man's jacket.

Strange, right? Did he only offer the hood? Did she only ask for the hood? It seems odd that he would continue to wear the full jacket and only give her the hood.

The scene left Jake Shannon, who saw the couple, stunned. So much so that he actually drove some distance back to film the two, walking hand in hand, on a rainy day in Northwich, Cheshire.

The footage shows the couple walking in the rain, the girl is entirely without a coat but instead has a bright blue hood over her head, which appears to match the jacket worn by the man.

Shannon filmed the footage and speculated that the man could have just paid for the girl to have her hair done and didn't want the rain to ruin in.

Even this explanation seems bizarre, because surely you would just give her the jacket - the whole jacket, mind you - and not just a hood.

Jake, from Winsford, Cheshire, said in an interview with Kennedy News and Media: "I couldn't stop laughing. It was hammering it down,"

He continued: "I think it's captured people's imagination because it's just so unusual. It's really out of the ordinary - it's not something you expect to see walking down the street."

The stranger's gesture has divided opinions on social media, many seemingly long for this kind of affection while others think he should have offered her his jacket.

Many people commented and tagged partners in the original Facebook post asking the all important question to them: "Would you give me your hood?"

The debate has amassed more than 11,000 comments discussing whether the man is being a true gentleman or if he's being selfish keeping his jacket.

Jake posted the video to Facebook, with a comment saying:

You love your girl... but do you love her enough to give her the hood off your coat? man's setting standards out here that I just can't meet

What do you think? Act of kindness or being selfish?

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