Are on-air proposals all the rage?
Texas news anchor Alexa Williams had quite the evening newscast. At the end of the show, HLN reports she was given a script to read that said: 'A woman is about to get the surprise of her life, and eventually a new last name.'
KWES continued: "That's when her fiance, Wayne, walked in with a bunch of roses and a surprise proposal."
"Oh my god."
Obviously, KWES's Williams said yes -- but we're learning that some people aren't huge fans of public proposals, including HLN's own Robin Meade.
"And the cynics among us, who are not real fans of, how can I say, public marriage proposals, go, 'That's not breaking news!'"
Ouch. Well, public marriage proposals, at least of the news-casting kind, seem to be hot trend right now.
Just last month, a Canadian reporter was investigating what she thought was a mystery of pink hearts popping up around her city, when in reality, it was her own proposal.
And last year, WZDX's Jillian Pavlica was popped the question during a "breaking news" segment.
"FOX54 has just learned that a Huntsville news anchor is being proposed on live TV."
So what's with the public proposal fad? An article from last year's Washington Post reports it might be the social media pressure to impress your friends and loved ones with a big "I Do."
While not everyone is proposing the same way Kanye West did, with a 50 piece orchestra and a JumboTron, maybe there's something to be said for going all out.
Even Newsy's own Cliff Judy couldn't help himself to getting the hand of his now-wife Megan:
"What are you doing here?"
"Will you be my wife?"
Yes, it's just as you suspected: journalists are big cheeseballs for true love, too.
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