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Getting down on one knee is so last year. If you’re going to ask someone to marry you, you better be thinking outside the box. What about the high-tech Ring Cam? One guy even spent 365 days planning the perfect proposal. But the latest man to get down on one knee may have just won best
boyfriend fiancé award: Scotty Bence, of Santa Clarita, Calif., enlisted ABC’s The Bachelor host, Chris Harrison, to ask his girlfriend, Megan Ebert, for her hand in marriage.
Instead of doling out roses, the TV personality offered his social media services and let Bence propose to his girlfriend via Harrison’s official Instagram account. First, he posted a picture of Bence—clad in a grey suit, teal shirt, and black tie—in what looks like a backyard, holding up a black and white sign reading “Will you marry me?” The Instagram caption read: “Pardon me Megan @Megan_ebert could you please answer this very important question for my man Scotty @boltupp Good luck! & All my blessings… If she says yes.”
Of course Harrison’s blessings worked! Seven hours later, he let his 276,000 Instagram followers in on the much-awaited end result, posting a photo of Bence down on one knee with Ebert in New York’s Central Park, confirming that the blonde bride-to-be said, “I do.” The new happy couple ended their night at Madison Square Garden (based off their social geo-tags).
While it’s not easy to trace exactly how this multi-location, precious proposal went down—both the new bride and groom’s social media accounts are private and the two were not reachable for comment— one thing’s for certain: Ebert couldn’t be happier with how it happened. She let the her fellow Tweeters and ‘grammers know:
If your partner got bona fide love guru Chris Harrison to have a hand in your marriage, wouldn’t you flash up your new bling too?