A lesbian couple got engaged Friday at a Macklemore and Ryan Lewis
concert broadcast live from Central Park on ABC's Good Morning
Val Dallas and Kara Toomey were among the nearly 5,000 fans who
showed up for the morning concert.
Dallas brought a sign which read “Same Love [heart] 1 Year
“I was behind her and I leaned the sign on her back and I
chicken scratched, 'Can I propose to my girlfriend on stage?' So, it
was definitely on a whim,” Dallas told Good Morning America.
Comedian Tom Kelly, part of the opening act, noticed the sign.
“I pulled Val and Kara up on the stage,” he said. “In front
of over 5,000 Macklemore fans, Val pulled the trigger.”
“Val had a ring ready to go,” he added. “It was my first
time officiating an engagement in seven years of doing warm up for TV
When Dallas got down on one knee to propose, the audience shouted,
The couple was invited to watch the remaining show from the stage
and received hugs from Macklemore afterward. (A GMA video report is
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