Elaine Paige Makes History With Live On-Air Gay Marriage Proposal
Musical theatre superstar Elaine Paige has made history on her BBC Radio 2 programme as she read out a marriage proposal from Pieter to his boyfriend Keith.
Regular Radio 2 listener Keith, was on air with Elaine Paige when she read out a moving letter from his partner Pieter. The letter was about “what love is.”
At the end of the letter Pieter popped on the line and proposed to him a first for Elaine’s programme on BBC Radio 2.
A spokesperson for the show said,
“Elaine was, as I’m sure many of the listeners were, almost in tears. It was beautiful. Pieter then came on the line and popped the question to his long time love.”
The proposal which left Keith in shock was immediately accepted with Keith saying it was a “brilliant surprise” and “out of the blue”.
The on air proposal was met with support from many Twitter users congratulating Keith and Pieter on their new engagement.