Going on bended knee in public

Some people are popping the question in public, but experts say it may not be a good idea for others

A wedding proposal that was watched by millions worldwide during the recent Emmy awards has cast a spotlight on popping the question in public.

Director Glenn Weiss used his acceptance speech earlier this month for his work in Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special to propose to his girlfriend, Jan Svendsen.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on September 30, 2018, with the headline 'Going on bended knee in public'. Subscribe