5 Celebrities Who Were Nervous About Proposing

Popping the question can’t be an easy task – there is probably a memorized speech and of course, the ring, plus creating that perfect moment is a lot of effort in itself, so it makes sense that anyone would be nervous. These 5 stars all admit that their nerves almost ruined their proposals but luckily they got through the special moment, getting down on one knee and thankfully getting a “yes” in return!

Adam Levine


Adam felt confident at first but once he started, the nerves built up: “Doesn’t matter how certain you think you are. You still get down on that knee and you just get woozy and you’re like, ‘I’m doing this. Oh my God.’ And you can’t be confident about it. It’s impossible. I’m a confident person, but I got down on that knee and everything changed immediately. I lost my equilibrium. I had to get on the other one. But the one thing that I will say is that I did say at one point, ‘Both knees. Like look, I got on both knees.’ And it didn’t sound charming at all.”

John Krasinski

John says he broke down crying while proposing to Emily Blunt: “It was very casual. I was nervous and the whole nine yards. She did cry after I cried, and we cried and then everyone around us was crying. Then, I think, people weren’t really sure what was going on, but they were crying because we were crying. But it was great. At the end of the day, she said yes, which is great. It’s a big part of this whole thing.”

Lance Bass

Lance admits he was worried when he got down on one knee to propose to Michael Turchin: “I got down on one knee and I proposed, right in front of Jackson Square, my favourite place. I was pretty nervous.”

Marvin Humes

Marvin admits he almost ruined his proposal to Rochelle Wiseman because he was a nervous wreck: “I can’t tell you how many times I’d rehearsed what to say, but when the moment came to speak it all went to pieces – the only time I’ve ever messed my words up! I was stuttering and stumbling. I said to Rochelle, ‘I want to make you the happiest man. No, I mean I want you to make me the happiest man. It was getting all confused.”

Peter Andre

Peter’s nerves made him clumsy and he fell over: “I got down on one knee but I wobbled a bit. I got down on two knees. I am clumsy and I could not do it right.”