Shane Dawson and Ryland Adams reveal why they got engaged in a parking lot

2 April 2019, 17:40

shane dawson ryland adams proposal video
Picture: YouTube: Ryland Adams
Benedict Townsend

By Benedict Townsend

"Everything went wrong... but it was perfect"

Ryland Adams has posted a video showing the magical moment his longterm boyfriend, fellow YouTuber Shane Dawson, surprised him by popping the question.

Shane proposed to Ryland on March 19th and they've been a couple since 2016. The pair recently moved in together in a swanky home in California.

In the new video, Shane recounts how he originally planned to recreate their very first date, under the pretence that it was all for a funny vlog idea. The pair would go for dinner at the same place they went to back in the day, and then Shane would get Hillary Duff to wait at their house to surprise Ryland and kick off the proposal.

This was because Shane gave Ryland a Hilary Duff mug on their very first date and he thought it would be a cute callback. Shane also had other exciting ideas, like getting Ricky Dillon and Snoop Dogg to perform in their backyard.

Unfortunately these more elaborate plans fell through because of their unbelievable expense.

Shane then decided he would propose on the beach, but a series of unlucky setbacks meant that it was dark by the time they got there. Shane noticed that there was a spot in their parking lot that had a nice view of the beach. It was there that he chose to make his move. Ryland was perfectly surprised.

"I started crying, he started crying and then he said yes. Then we both stood their crying."

Ryland's family was there to witness the moment, which made it even more special for Ryland.

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Picture: YouTube: Ryland Adams

Shane reveals that the ring came from Tiffany's - and Ryland says that he thinks it's "so, so perfect". No word yet on when the wedding will be, but we'll let you know as soon as we hear more.