Oscars director Glenn Weiss proposes to girlfriend during Emmys acceptance speech

18 September, 2018, 05:55 | Author: Rafael Roberts
  • Jan Svendsen being proposed to by Glenn Weiss

'Emmy marriage proposal is the night's biggest victor, ' added Lesley Goldberg.

He then got down on one knee, saying, "Jan, I want to put this ring that my mom wore on your finger".

Accepting his award, the director said it was a "bitter sweet" moment as his mother, who passed away two weeks ago, would've been "most proud". A part of my heart is broken, I don't think it will ever be repaired.

In dedicating his award to his girlfriend, Jan Svendsen, Weiss said that he didn't want to call her his girlfriend anymore because he wanted to make her his wife. And Mom was right: don't ever let go of your sunshine.

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In another, brass instruments and melancholic voices fill the air as the flashing lights of police vehicles descend on the plaza. She said the fact that the shooting happened in a crowded public square demonstrates that impunity prevails in the country.

Weiss pulled out a ring, and said it was the one his father gave to his mother. He asked the question, and she eventually nodded yes while fighting back tears. "Will you marry me?"

"I didn't ask yet", Weiss said before inviting Svendsen onstage.

Svendsen quickly said yes in the unexpected moment during the show.

Many celebrities in the crowd looked delighted, including Leslie Jones, Benedict Cumberbatch, and Betty Gilpin who appeared happily stunned as they have a standing ovation.

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