Emmy victor proposes to girlfriend during acceptance speech

18 September, 2018, 13:46 | Author: Donna Miller
  • Marriage Proposal At The Emmys From Glenn Weiss

Director Glenn Weiss made a decision to use his time on stage - while accepting the Emmy Award for best director for a variety special - by proposing to his girlfriend on live TV.

The 70th Emmy Awards was hosted at Los Angeles' Microsoft Theatre on Monday (Tuesday morning in India). "Because I want to call you my wife", he added to cheers and a few teary-eyed actors in the audience. Weiss then got down on one knee and proposed to Svendsen, who said yes.

Svendsen said yes and at the same time raised the bar for every couple. for at least the next couple weeks.

Director Glenn Weiss proposed to his girlfriend Jan Svendsen while accepting the Emmy for outstanding directing for a variety special. Weiss shared that his mother had recently died, and noted that she "adored" his girlfriend January.

If there's one moment that we'd say won the 2018 Emmy Awards, it'd be this one. As she was walking up, he joked that "I didn't ask yet".

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While looking at Svendsen, Weiss said, "You wonder why I don't like to call you my girlfriend? Will you marry me?" Glenn Weiss knows how to make a moment!

Svendsen was sitting shocked in her seat as Weiss tried to quiet the crowd so he could finish.

She nodded without a word and sealed it with a kiss.

"Thank you to the Academy", Weiss said with his new fiancee beside him.

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