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This year's Emmy Awards held several surprises, but none more than a marriage proposal on stage.

After winning the Emmy for Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special for this year's Oscars, Glenn Weiss used his acceptance speech to pop the question to girlfriend Jan Svendsen.

Weiss explained that his mother had recently passed away but that he'd received permission from his father to use her wedding ring to propose. Svendsen said yes and the happy couple exited the stage to a standing ovation.



The reactions from the stars in the crowd were priceless. Just look at Sterling K. Brown's face (he was on stage, too, since he and Ron Cephas Jones had presented Weiss with his Emmy).

Here's Leslie Jones, standing in shock:

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Here's Benedict Cumberbatch, who could not be more delighted:

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And here's "The Crown" Best Actress winner Claire Foy, tearing up:

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