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Watch: Acrobat proposes to his boyfriend live on Italy’s Got Talent

Naith Payton May 8, 2015

In a first for Italy, a gay couple unexpectedly got engaged live on television.

After their performance, one of the dancers asked for a moment to speak, then turned to his boyfriend.

He said: “Tonight we have performed in a ring.

“This ring has brought us together in our work and our passion and our love, I would love to know – ”

He then got down on one knee, to cheers and applause from the crowd.

They embraced and kissed, live on television.

The show’s host: “I swear that this marriage proposal was not in the line-up.”

Watch the proposal below:

Same-sex marriage is not yet permitted in Italy, and the mayor of Milan is facing criminal charges for marrying gay couples.

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