Olympic gold medalist Shawn Johnson’s NFL star boyfriend, Andrew East, asked for her hand in marriage — and she said yes!
Now this is a good engagement story. Shawn Johnson, 23, accepted a ring from her footballer beau, Andrew East, also 23, in one of the most romantic celeb proposals we’ve heard about in a long time. At Chicago’s Wrigley Field, in front of thousands of cheering fans at a Cubs game, the Kansas City Chiefs linebacker got done on one knee hoping the gymnast would agree to be his Mrs. East. Well, she did — and it was all caught on camera. Click inside to watch!
With Alicia Quinn, a fellow Team USA gymnast, Shawn was attending the big game against the Phillies to throw out the first ceremonial pitch. (BTW, girl’s got a good arm!) As she made her way off the mound and back to her seat, she was stopped by Andrew — who wasted no time getting down to business.
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After a drop to the knee from him and an enthusiastic nod-of-the-head yes from her, the precious pair shared a sweet embrace as the crowd roared with applause — as seen in clip posted to Instagram by the Cubs’ official account. This is some next level #RelationshipGoals right here.
“Today the love of my life asked me to be his forever… AND I SAID YES!!” Shawn wrote to her 455k Twitter followers, sharing the good news. Alicia also relished in her gal pal’s happiness, uploading a photo collage, accompanied by the caption:“Pretty eventful day – throwing out the first pitch, walking on our hands…and @shawnjohnson getting engaged to our boy @Andrewdeast #causal #nbd #happy tears.”
HollywoodLifers — what do YOU think of the way Andrew proposed to Shawn? Let us know your thoughts! And leave your well wishes for the couple in the comments below!
— Evan Real