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Queer Eye's Fabulous Five Help a Stranger Propose to His Girlfriend

Queer Eye's Fabulous Five Help a Stranger Propose to His Girlfriend

The Fab Five stars of Netflix's Queer Eye help Jake create a perfect wedding proposal for his girlfriend

Transcript 
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[All] Hi, we're the fab five from Netflix's Queer Eye.
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And we're here to help a hapless man
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do the perfect proposal. Aww.
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(energetic electronic music)
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Hi guys, Jake here.
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I'm about to propose to my girlfriend of six years
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and I need your guys' help.
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Please walk me through this.
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Jake, my first advice to you is you need to clean up
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your apartment a little bit.
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I can see the reflection in the background.
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No girl likes a messy apartment.
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No, y'all are throwing shade right now.
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All of our first reactions of Jake is that
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she is a very lucky woman, because he's very handsome.
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Oh, well yeah.
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So Jake, kudos on being very good-looking.
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This first question's for Bobby.
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I'm trying to find an exact location of where to propose.
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There's two places with sentimental value.
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One is a brewery that we usually walk to,
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but I'm worried it could be filled with
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a lot of drunk people, which could be bad thing.
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And the other is The Last Bookstore,
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which is a bookstore downtown that my girlfriend loves
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very much 'cause she's an avid reader,
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but it usually gets a little packed.
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Which one do you think would be best?
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So Jake, my recommendation would be The Last Bookstore.
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I actually live a block from there
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and I go in there all the time
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and it's a really cute, romantic place.
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It's The Last Bookstore, man.
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Could you imagine if you, like, put a romantic book,
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like, that says, like, her name and love poems to her
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and then inside was the ring?
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So she opened it up like that?
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Look at you with a plan.
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Right?
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I come with these off the top of my head, baby.
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This question is for Karamo.
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I'm having a difficult time deciding what kind of ring
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to propose with.
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My instincts are usually something more simple,
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but that could be more me than my girlfriend.
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The other is that she's kind of a badass,
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so I have this sweet skull ring
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that I've been kind of thinking about.
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Yeah, I really need some help with this one.
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All right, so Jake, I gotta tell you.
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Your instincts have already told you what to do.
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When you brought up the skull ring, you lit up.
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You called your girlfriend a badass.
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You know the woman you're gonna spend
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the rest of your life with better than anyone else...
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I'm sorry.
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He called her a badass... This is his moment.
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No, no! But I'm gonna take over.
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No, no, because you wanna go--
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Simple's better! Simple's better, baby.
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He knows his girlfriend better than we do.
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How are you gonna tell someone
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who knows their partner better than--
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Can I just say something...
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He just had some sage advice though.
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Go really good for pirate treasure though...
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Here's my advice to you.
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Ask her friends, ask her sister,
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ask someone who's really close to her
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'cause I'm also positive about how badass she is,
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she's not gonna want a skull ring.
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You don't know her!
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No, no, so let's find out.
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Let me tell you something.
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No, ask her friends, use your resources.
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She ain't want that skull ring.
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Or, or, or--
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How about she's marrying a man that trusts and believes
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that he knows his woman?
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If you believe this is gonna make your girl happy,
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then you go with your gut,
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because at the end of the day, it's coming from your heart.
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So it's not about how much money you're spending on a ring.
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We put too much on a ring and get the biggest diamond.
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It's about what's coming from your heart.
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And if your heart says she's gonna love a skull,
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then, honey, get her a skull.
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Hey, Antoni, I'm trying to decide exactly when to propose.
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Should it be before a meal or after a meal?
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My girlfriend and I both very much love food
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like everyone else, but I'm worried that I'm going to be
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too worried to actually enjoy the meal.
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What do I do?
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I often put myself in stressful situations
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when I'm starving, which is a really bad idea.
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So don't be hungry, but at the same time,
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don't be in, like, pasta food coma,
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post-a big bowl of gnocchi
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'cause then she's just gonna be sleepy.
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So have something light, stick to veggies
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and some kind of like a nice meat or a grilled fish
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or something like that.
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Keep it simple. Don't have the burrito.
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Can I add one more thing also?
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No!
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You need to stop adding to everyone!
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I agree with your advice.
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I just wanted to add one thing to it.
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Don't eat anything too stinky
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'cause you're gonna be kissing her
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after hopefully she says yes.
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But if you're both having curry or pho?...
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Oh yeah.
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Is that the rule?
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Yeah, if you both have garlic, who cares?
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Yeah, you can both spend the evening
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in the bathroom together, no.
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Do not put rings in food.
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Food is for eating.
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Yeah, put it in the mashed potatoes!
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She's gonna choke on it,
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and especially if it's that skull diamond,
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it's gonna have some sharp edges in it,
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it's gonna destroy her trachea.
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You're gonna end up in the emergency room, buddy.
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Yeah!
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Smash that trachea!
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But what a great story that would be.
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Hey Jonathan.
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Hey cutie patootie.
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I'm worried that if I groom myself a certain way
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to look nice, it's gonna kind of tip her off
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in terms of the proposal.
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So what do you think would be best about this?
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One of my biggest concerns is that
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she's gonna know it's coming,
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so I was also kind of thinking about
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that I could also look incredibly disheveled...
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Like for the entire morning beforehand,
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is that a good idea?
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No, you look so great the way you look now.
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Just do exactly what you're doing right now.
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Sometimes, you know what my step-dad always used to tell me,
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if it ain't broke, don't fix it.
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You look so nice.
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Yeah.
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Topless.
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I mean, at the end of the day,
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when it comes to a proposal,
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it's all about you and her connecting.
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And if she loves the way you look everyday,
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you love the way she looks,
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you know each other, just connect.
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And tell her, and speak from your heart
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how much you love her.
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Hey, Tan, what do I wear for this?
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My concern is that, one, it's a hundred degrees in L.A.
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And I don't want to be sweating through my clothes
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because I sweat a lot unfortunately.
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I wanna look nice, but I also don't wanna look too nice,
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because then she'll definitely suspect something is up.
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So how do I play this, what do I wear?
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Um, so it sounds like you're gonna go to the bookstore,
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and it's not somewhere super formal.
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You look great in your simple t-shirt.
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I wouldn't want to tip her off,
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so I would wear pretty much what you're wearing right now.
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Wear a t-shirt, wear the jeans that you like,
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something that you feel comfortable in.
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Don't overdress.
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I have to disagree.
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I actually think that Tan's right,
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but I would say, bombers are the new blazer,
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so pop a bomber on.
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Available now on Karamobrown.com
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Is there anything else you need to add?
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Before we move on.
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My opinion is this,
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you've been with this person for six years.
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You've probably taken enough time to decide
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that this person is for you.
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You've gotten to know her really well.
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Uh huh, and to know that that skull ring
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is something she that she would love.
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And you probably realize
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that she is gonna say yes,
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so, I would say, just go for it.
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She's probably gonna say yeah,
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just make sure it's the right location,
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you're saying the right thing,
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but she's probably gonna say yeah.
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You've been in this long enough.
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[All] You got this Jake.
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(happy music)
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When we got into the bookstore,
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I was reading a book,
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and you were like, hey, come over here
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and look at this thing.
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Then you lent me a book
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that pictures of us in it,
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and then you asked me.
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And what did I say?
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You said, what?
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But then I said yes.
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I had a good inclination it was gonna be the simple ring.
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Karamo was not even close to convincing me
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to get the skull ring.
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But I appreciated the kind words.
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Thank you, the rest of you, for talking me off that ledge.
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I was trying to act like everything was normal,
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so I ate something even though inside
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I didn't want to eat a single thing.
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I kept it healthy, I guess.
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You looked very good on the day.
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I don't think there's anything
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that you could have proposed in
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that would be huge turn-off...
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Thank you so much, Brides Magazine
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and the Queer Eye Guys for really helping me out
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with this proposal.
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Do you think they're available
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to help us plan the wedding?
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(happy music)