Wedding proposals are officially out of control.
Get this. In the latest episode of Ridiculous Public Wedding Proposals that should only exist in movies directed by Steven Spielberg-Richard Curtis hybrids, a Russian man faked his own death before springing to life and proposing to his (grieving) girlfriend.
Alexey Bykov hired a stuntman, a makeup artist and a filmmaker, then faked his death in a car crash. He said he did it because he “ wanted her to realise how empty her life would be without me and how life would have no meaning without me.”
UK press reports:
The 30-year-old then planned for girlfriend Irena Kolokov to meet him at the crash site so she would be convinced he was dead.
Irena said: “We’d arranged to meet at a certain place but when I arrived there were mangled cars everywhere, ambulances, smoke, and carnage.”
“Then when I saw Alexey covered in blood lying in the road, a paramedic told me he was dead and I just broke down in tears.”But then “dead” Alexey climbed to his feet and proposed to Irena – still covered in fake blood.
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His girlfriend was a little more forgiving than we’d be. After the proposal – which she accepted FYI – she said: “I was so cross … I almost killed him again, but for real this time.”
And here we were thinking a public rendition of Bruno Mars’ engagement anthem was the ultimate sign of love….
And for those of you who thought that all the weddings proposals filmed online went well – just click here to see what happens when wedding proposals don’t go as expected!
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