On Tuesday's finale of her reality show
Just Jillian, personal trainer, author and television
personality Jillian Michaels proposed to longtime girlfriend Heidi
With friends and family gathered in a
private screening room, Michaels played a video highlighting the
couple's lives together. The women are raising five-year-old
daughter Lukensia (“Lu”) and three-year-old son Phoenix.
When the video concluded, audience
members held up signs that read, “Will you marry me?” and
Michaels dropped down on one knee.
“I know I'm an a-hole all of the
time, but if you'll continue to put up with me, I would like you to
marry me,” Michaels said.
A shocked and tearful Rhoades answered
Michaels, a reluctant bride, later told
viewers that “Heidi is the perfect person for me. … She's the
glue that really holds everything together and I think without that,
I would be lost.”