Marching band wedding proposal gets an explosive director’s cut

Eat your heart out, James Cameron. 

 

Fernando Alfonso III

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Published Sep 30, 2013   Updated Jun 1, 2021, 5:20 am CDT

Getting the University of Michigan marching band to help you propose to your girlfriend is memorable, but recording the entire scene and editing it to look like a bad Michael Bay movie is unforgettable.

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That’s exactly what happened when Michigan Marching Band member Jonathan recruited his friend Scott to create a Hollywood highlight reel of his proposal to his girlfriend Danielle a year ago. Needless to say, the new edit includes many, many more explosions than the actual event. 

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“The funniest man for me is his own editing pretending the whole thing was a military operation with the bombs setting off and all, with soldiers saluting him and diluting the whole thing with a football play,” redditor cleanbill commented. “Like ‘good job soldier! your country thanks you for marrying this woman.’”

In the past 24 hours, the video has collected more than 252,000 views.

H/T Reddit | Screengrab via YouTube 

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*First Published: Sep 30, 2013, 12:09 pm CDT