A newly married couple from Texas is stuck aboard the quarantined Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan, but they are not letting it get in the way of their Valentine’s Day celebration.
Tyler and Rachel Torres, who tied the knot in September, say they are trying to stay optimistic after their honeymoon turned into an extended stay on the ship.
“We have a bottle of wine. We saved it the whole trip,” Tyler Torres, sitting alongside his wife Rachel of five months, said in a video aired on the network’s special “Outbreak” report that day. “Now we’re like: ‘It’s Valentine’s Day. We’re drinking it.'”
The luxury days on the ship are no more as passengers were instructed to stay in their cabins after a voyage through East Asia. While being holed up in their room for nine days after the cruise has ended, Rachel Torres joked that it feels as if they’d been married for 15 years.
“We’re also going to dress up for dinner tonight,” she said, while Tyler Torres showed off a Kit Kat bar they would…