Kids often play a big part in wedding ceremonies — but have you heard of couples including their children in their proposals? These five celebrities did — including one child who was involved in both of her A-list parents’s engagement!
See them all below:
Courteney Cox and Johnny McDaid
When the Snow Patrol musician proposed to Courteney, he wanted to include her daughter with David Arquette, 10-year-old Coco, in his plans. So when Johnny, Courteney and Coco were all having a birthday dinner for Coco at none other than Jennifer Aniston’s home, they had a secret plan that Courteney divulged on Jimmy Kimmel Live!.
“They made a plan to count down from three, and when they got to one, he was gonna get down on his knee and say, ‘Will you marry me?’ and she was gonna say, ‘Will you marry him?’”Courteney said. “They planned it out, they found the perfect tree, with three branches that led to one trunk — it was just beautiful.”
And did we mention this was all after Johnny proposed to Coco with her own little diamond ring? So sweet!
Christina McLarty and David Arquette
Coco really had a whirlwind year with being involved in marriage proposals, since shortly after Courteney and Johnny’s engagement, her dad David involved her in his own proposal to Christina! He gathered Coco and his two-month-old son with Christina, Charlie West, outside Mastro’s Ocean Club restaurant in Malibu, California and got down on one knee.
“He wanted his family to be with him when he did it,” People reported.
Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg
Donnie knew how close Jenny is to her 12-year-old son Evan, so when he proposed to her with a gigantic yellow sapphire, he made sure Evan was the one holding the ring!
Gabrielle Union and Dwyane Wade
Dwyane’s engagement to Gabrielle was a true family affair, since Dwyane proposed with the help of his two sons from a previous marriage, Zaire and Zion, and his nephew Dahveon. The trio held up three signs that said “Nickie/Will You/Marry Us?” while Dwyane got down on one knee and presented Gabrielle with a gorgeous sparkler. You can even see the sweet proposal in their save-the-date video!
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt
Even though you already knew that Angelina and Brad heavily involved their six children (Maddox, 13-years-old, Pax, 10-years-old, Zahara, nine-years-old, Shiloh, eight-years-old, and Vivienne and Knox, six-years-old) in their wedding, including creating her wedding dress and having tasks during the ceremony and reception, did you know they were included in their engagement too? When Brad proposed to Angie with a stunning 16-carat Robert Procop engagement ring, all of their children were present so they could celebrate as a family.
What do you think, Knotties? Is it a sweet idea to include children into proposals?
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