How Dulé Hill Proposed To Fiancé Jazmyn Simon: 'She Thought She Was Going To Meet John Legend!'
Dule Hill and Jazmyn SimonDavid Livingston
After popping the question on Good Friday, the actor sat down on Wendy Williams to detail how the whole surprise proposal went down.
“Well I knew I was going to be busy over the next few weeks,” he began. “So I took Jaz up to Ojai [California] for a staycation. She’s always wanted to go there, so she was down. So when we get there I say, ‘you know babe, I’m planning something special for you and I’m like 75% sure I can make it happen for you but we have to wake up at like 4 in the morning.'”
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With Jazmyn’s ok for the early morning wake up call, the couple heads out for their staycation get away but after an hour and a half, the Ballers actress was convinced that the diversion meant to she was going to meet ESSENCE Festival 2017 perfomer, John Legend.
Boy was she wrong!
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“I don’t know why we would be going to a remote town to meet John Legend at 4:30 in the morning but that’s the beauty of Jazmyn Simon,” Hill said to both Wendy and the audiences laugh. “We get out there and there’s these planes and field full of mustard seeds and we pull in there and there’s a hot air balloon. So my plan from there is to take her for a hot air balloon ride and she’s always wanted to do it and it’s something I said I would never do.”
But sometimes in the name of love, you’ve go to take sacrifices!
While the proposal didn’t exactly go as planned–the pair never even made it off the ground in the hot air balloon because the wind posed too much of a risk–the Psych actor got down on one knee while he and his bride-to-be were still on the ground.
Simon didn’t get to meet John Legend after all, but hey, a promise for forever with the one you love isn’t too bad at all!