Tuesday, April 09, 2013
“We go to a park, we have food and we’re eating it, it’s really sweet and there’s this guy sitting playing guitar, like a street musician. He starts playing this song that we love … I’m like, ‘Oh, that’s so weird, this is so magical and amazing.’”
“So that ends, and she’s like, ‘Oh I’m gonna ask him to play this other song,’ but this other song is really obscure and this guy wouldn’t know it, but magically he knows it,” she continued. “And suddenly the people picnicking next to us pull out string instruments from under the blanket and walk over and they start playing ‘Love Song’ (by the Cure).”
Perry then displayed four t-shirts with one word each, “Will. You. Marry. Me.” The fifth shirt she presented had a question mark and then she pulled out the ring. Perry then told Gilbert to “turn around” and there stood their mothers and a couple of friends.
“So I think that’s it and it’s the most amazing proposal ever and then … this guy walks up and she’s like. ‘This is John Waite.’ And he starts playing ‘Missing You.’”