Emmy victor steals the show proposing to longtime girlfriend on stage

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Emmy victor steals the show proposing to longtime girlfriend on stage

On Monday, at the 2018 Emmys, Glenn Weiss won the award for Directing for a Variety Special for his work on the Oscars. And well, know we know why: He chose to use his speech to propose to his girlfriend, a woman who his mother loved before she passed away earlier this month.

In his heartfelt acceptance speech, after thanking the special people in his life, he begins to talk about his girlfriend - but no one expected him to ask her to be his wife.

"You wonder why I don't like to call you my girlfriend?" Trust us, watch this video in full.

"Mom always believed in finding the sunshine in things and she adored my girlfriend Jan", he said. Weiss said to his girlfriend during his speech. Weiss then said, as the celebrities started standing up to make way for January.

Everyone has been saying Chrissy Teigen's name wrong
My brother kind of changed it to [Grawnday] because [Grandee] was kind of like the Americanized version of it. Chrissy Teigen is very much a household name - but as it turns out, the name everyone is saying is wrong.

After the audience erupted into applause, many of them extremely shocked, he called out, "Hey, I didn't ask yet!" Claire Foy even appeared to wipe away a tear after the touching moment.

His proposal also delighted fans and Twitter blew up with viewers praising him for 'raising the bar on public proposals'.

Glenn Weiss brought the audience to its feet when he chose to romantically propose to his girlfriend during his acceptance speech at the 2018 Primetime Emmy Awards on September 17.

One viewer added: 'Holy c**p!

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