You’d think that Ricky Martin, the sensual singer who brought us the timeless tune “Living the Vida Loca,” would be a smooth man. Turns out, not so much. After announcing that he was now engaged to long-time boyfriend Jwan Yosef on Ellen, he explained how he awkwardly proposed.
“I was really nervous,” said Martin, “but I got on my knees and I took out the little metal box. I just had it in a little velvet pouch and instead of saying ‘Will you marry me?’ I said, ‘I got you something!’ Bad,” Ricky recalls. “I said, ‘I want to spend my life with you’ and he was like, ‘What is the question?’ ‘Would you marry me?’ That’s it.”