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Audience Reactions to the Proposal at the 2018 Emmys

The Emmys Audience — Particularly Leslie Jones — Could Not Handle That Onstage Proposal

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Glenn Weiss knows how to keep things interesting. That's probably why he won the Emmy Award for his directorial work at the 2018 Oscars. During his acceptance speech, Glenn stole the show by proposing to his girlfriend right there on live television. Mid-speech, Glenn said, "Jan, you are the sunshine of my life, and Mom was right: don't ever let go of your sunshine. You wonder why I don't like to call you my girlfriend? Because I want to call you my wife." The memorable moment instantly spurred a collective freakout from viewers in the audience (especially Saturday Night Live cast member Leslie Jones) and at home.

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