Watch the Shocking Proposal That Stole the Show at the 2018 Emmys
“Jan, you are the sunshine in my life,” he said. “And mom was right, don’t ever let go of your sunshine. You wonder why I don’t like to call you my girlfriend? Because I want to call you my wife.”
“I want to put this ring that my mom wore on your finger in front of all these people and in front of my mom and your parents watching from above,” he said. “Will you marry me?”
Svendsen nodded again before telling Weiss “I love you” and giving him a kiss.
“Thank you to the Academy! Thank you everybody,” Weiss added before walking offstage with his new fiancee.
— TV Club (@AVTVClub) September 18, 2018
The happy couple met in 2001 when they were working on the Tonys. Weiss has two daughters and Svendsen has three.