Gay Marriage Proposal Goes Viral

NY lawyer surprises Israeli-American actor boyfriend with flash mob and Hebrew-inscribed ring


A gay New York lawyer’s choreographed marriage proposal to his Israeli-American actor boyfriend has captured the heart of YouTube viewers. With close to 600,000 hits since its posting on December 23, 2015, “Mark’s Romantic Proposal to Yuval” has clearly struck a chord.

The newly engaged Yuval David told The Times of Israel this week he is “completely in awe of the video going viral.” David is seen overcome with emotion in the video as he realizes that the dancers at Gansevoort Plaza in New York City on December 13 aren’t performing a routine to “Marry You” by Bruno Mars just for the fun of it. It turns out that his now-fiancé Mark McDermott had been planning this public proposal for months, and that David’s family had secretly been in on the surprise.

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