The “Dancing with the Star” experts Peta Murgatroyd and Maksim Chmerkovskiy are engaged. Much to the delight of their fans, the couple got engaged on Saturday in Miami after their performance amidst a lot of people.
The proposal happened on the dance floor after the duo performed at the Olympia Theater, Miami. Maksim Chmerkovskiy proposed the girl of his dream in the most romantic way. The Ukrainian hunk resorted to the customary way of proposing and got down on one knee with custom-designed Cantamessa ring on one hand and said those romantic words, “I’m in love with you, and I will be in love with you for the rest of my life,” which made Peta go week in her knees.
Murgatroyd was overwhelmed at the sudden proposal and was shocked as well as surprised. She told US Magazine that she is extremely happy. In a statement to PEOPLE, Murgatroyd revealed that she is going to cherish the proposal for her entire life. She also mentioned that she is excited about her next chapter and is very keen to plan their wedding soon.
While they were on and off relationship since 2012, a source reveled to PEOPLE that Chmerkovskiy always wanted to be with Murgatroyd. Peta on the other hand loves spending time with Maksim and be happy. Later that night, Chmerkovskiy took to instagram to show his excitement by writing, “She said yes.”
Friends and family of the duo were extremely happy and were relieved that that the proposal was finally done. Congratulatory message started flowing from all directions for the lovely couple. Chmerkovskiy’s younger brother Val said that Murgatroyd was always a part of their family for long and that they were just waiting for this nice thing to take place. Now that it’s done, they feel great about it.
Val also took to instagram to express his joy. He wrote that he loves both of them a lot and Peta Murgatroyd has his brother’s heart and loyalty. He also wrote “You’re family now and that makes you my sister, the second most important woman in my life.”