Colton Haynes shares the very cute story of how he first met fiance Jeff Leatham
Colton Haynes has revealed the ridiculously cute story of how he met his husband-to-be, Jeff Leatham.
The Arrow and Teen Wolf star revealed he is engaged to the professional florist earlier this year.
Colton, 29, ha snow opened up about the pair met in a moving post on Instagram.
He wrote: “Since it’s technically @jeffleatham ‘s birthday in Paris right now (his actual bday here is tmrw the 7th)…I’m celebrating him by sharing a little story of how we met…at this very spot.
“Jeff & I were supposed to meet 4 yrs ago through a set up date from our dear friend @valvogt.
“I wasn’t in a very good place at the time & we lived in different places so we both decided not to meet (but we did do a little bit of internet stalking and I loved what I saw :)…
“Flash to yrs later when we happened to randomly run into eachother at the airport lounge in Paris where Jeff hit me with his bag & said “Hey punk…aren’t you Colton?” & after 10 seconds of literal love at first mtg…I responded “Hi Jeff” and couldn’t find words to say cause I was dumbstruck.
“So after he physically accosted me lol he then carried my bags to the plane where we sat just 3 rows away from each other.
“After passing post it notes back and forth & sending Champagne love letters…Jeff asked me to come cuddle with him on the plane & from that day on…my life has forever been changed.
“There aren’t words to express how kind, loving, beautiful, & talented this man is & im so lucky to get to spend not just his birthday with him…but also life with him.
“Ur my rock. I love you. Happy Birthday boo bah.”
Leatham, a celebrity florist, proposed to Haynes on the beach at the Las Ventanas al Paraiso in Los Cabos, Mexico.
A fireworks display set to Bruno Marrs Marry You then played out.
As proposals go, this one is definitely in the #winning category.
In a statement to E! News, Colton said: “I’m so blessed and happy for the future and my life together with Jeff.”
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In the video, Cher says: “So, I got you babe!” before asking them to take the moment.
“Alright, this is for you, you know what it is, you know what you’re supposed to do now and this is gonna be the best thing ever and you have to call me to tell me how it worked out, alright!”
He told EW: “It was a complete shock. I wasn’t ready to be back in the headlines… I should have made a comment or a statement, but I just wasn’t ready.
“I didn’t feel like I owed anyone anything. I think in due time, everyone has to make those decisions when they’re ready, and I wasn’t yet.
“But I felt like I was letting people down by not coming forward with the rest of what I should have said.”