As Beyoncé famously put it, “If you like it then you shoulda put a ring on it,” and these celebrity women took matters into their own hands and asked for that ring—or maybe they had one ready to go. Here are 14 celebrity women who proposed to their men!
Are we at all surprised that outrageous and outspoken Pink took matters into her own hands with husband Carey Hart? During the motocross champion’s third lap around a Mammoth, California race, Pink held up a sign asking, “Will you marry me?”
One of America’s sweethearts, and idol to curvy women everywhere, took control of her love life when she got down on one knee—old school style—and asked her boyfriend David Otunga to marry her. The proposal doubled as one of David’s birthday presents.
Maybe we’ll stop accusing Kevin Federline of being after Britney’s money when we realize that she asked him to tie the knot. Their union lasted two short but sweet years.
Actress Kristen Bell proposed to her funny hubby Dax Sheppard—and in a Tweet!
David Justice lived out every man’s dream when bombshell Halle asked him to marry her. The marriage only lasted four years, but we don’t think that the she-asked-him move had anything to do with that.
Where it all begin
All these gutsy women have the original “Lonely Bridget” to thank for their freedom. In Fifth Century Ireland, St. Bridget complained that women were fed up with waiting around for their men to propose. In response to which, St. Patrick decreed that once every four years—on leap year—women were allowed to propose to their men.
"You gotta know if your man wants to propose, he'd done it already. Fact!" (Leap Year 2010)
What do you think?
Would you propose to your boyfriend?