- Daniel Pena set up an elaborate proposal to ask his girlfriend to prom
- Teen erected signs: ‘Alex Will You Marry LOL Jk Go To Prom With Me’
- But not realizing they were for her Alex blasted the proposal as ‘s****y’
- When the penny finally dropped she was so mortified she burst into tears
A high school teenager’s romantic prom proposal ended in disaster when his date burst into tears.
Daniel Pena had spent hours planning the perfect way to pop the question to his girlfriend Alex.
The pair had been driving along a route together where, unbeknownst to his girlfriend, Daniel had erected a series of signs along the road.
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A teen’s attempt to ask his girlfriend to the prom ended in tears when she misunderstood the proposal
Together they read: ‘Alex. Will. You. Marry. LOL Jk. Go To. Prom. With Me.’
The final question mark was hidden in the car ready for the teen to pull out at the end to ask his girlfriend in person.
But sadly his elaborate set-up did not quite go to plan after Alex missed the crucial first sign with her name on.
The pair had been driving together when, unknown to his girlfriend, Daniel Pena had erected a series of signs
Girlfriend Alex missed the crucial first sign with her name on but caught the second two which read: Will… you… Marry
She caught the next which read: Will… you… Marry and gasped as she saw the next, LOL JK, which revealed the marriage proposal as a joke.
Reading out the final signs – Go To. Prom. With Me – Daniel had prepared to present her with the question mark to ask the question.
But the romantic mood quickly turned sour when Alex, who was not aware that her boyfriend was behind the attempt, criticized his carefully planned out proposal.
‘That’s a really s****y way to ask someone to prom,’ she said.
She gasped when the next sign revealed the marriage proposal as a joke when she read LOL JK, meaning ‘just kidding’
The next signs read Go To. Prom. With Me, and Daniel had the final question mark in the car ready to show his girlfriend
Poor Daniel’s face drops when she dismisses his proposal but doesn’t let on it was him, simply saying ‘well, ok.’
Suddenly the penny dropped and a mortified Alex, realizing her embarrassing blunder asked him ‘Was that you?’ before bursting into guilt-ridden tears.
Luckily there was a happy ending to the disastrous proposal as, after wiping away her tears, Alex said yes.
Whether Daniel will want to go with her to the prom is another question.
Elaborate filmed ‘PromPosals’ (prom proposals) are on the rise in the States as teens attempt to outdo each other.
But things quickly turned sour when Alex dismissed the attempt saying: ‘That’s a really s****y way to ask someone to prom’
Daniel’s face drops when Alex criticizes his carefully planned out proposal but he doesn’t yet let on it was him
Several teens filmed themselves holding up signs asking their dates to prom, while others got more inventive, writing it on trees, in pretzels or scrawled across a burrito.
Devan Cavanaugh even wrote her Harry Potter-style proposal, with train ticket from Platform 9 3/4 to her date Daniel Reyna.
While Stephen Pack organised an afternoon-long scavenger hunt to ask his date Mimi Seel to the prom.
Hiding clues in places that were special to the couple, he then gathered an army of friends to help pull his big ask off.
The final destination is where Stephen and Mimi had their first kiss but even his proposal was not perfect – Stephen left the final clue in his car. After a quick fetch, she pieced his question together and said yes.
Suddenly the penny drops and she eventually realizes the prom proposal was for her and had come from her boyfriend
With worry across her face, the panic-ridden Alex asks Daniel who has begun to grin ‘was that you?’
When he confirms it was him, Alex bursts into tears and Daniel is left to console his sobbing girlfriend, but there was a happy ending as once she’d finished crying from guilt, she said yes