Disney Apologizes For Ruining Surprise Marriage Proposal

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There is no shortage of shocking or surprising things that happen at the Disney Parks. With how popular and gigantic they are, there’s bound to be some sort of commotion, intrigue, or argument happening.

This was true at Disneyland Paris recently, with a bizarre situation unfolding.

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We recently covered a video that’s gone viral which shows a couple sharing a very special moment at the Disneyland Resort in Paris. The couple can be seen on a stage in the Park as one GUest gets down on one knee to propose. This sweet and romantic gesture was cut short, however, with a Disney Cast Member quickly swooping in and taking the ring from the Guests. The Cast Member took the ring and motioned for the Guests to leave the stage.

Surprisingly, this is not even the first time we have seen Disney employees step in and stop a proposal from happening within the Disney Parks. We covered a story where Disney security was forced to stop a proposal from taking place, more on that here.

This scene left fans divided online, with some taking the sides of the Guests and others siding with the Cast Member. Now, more information has come out with Disney making a public statement on the situation.

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Guests who watched this scene unfold were left confused, some even resulting in booing the Cast Member who interrupted the couple’s special moment. “Yes, that’s great but over here will be even better,” the Cast Member said as they took the ring.

As reported by Newsweek, the original video claimed that a friend “actually asked a female co-worker” if proposing on the platform was OK. “The woman gave him permission, this POS ran up to him and [took] the ring,” the poster said.

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After the video went viral Disney made the following statement:

We regret how this was handled,” the Disney spokesperson added. “We have apologized to the couple involved and offered to make it right.

This is where the story ends for now. We aren’t sure what Disney offered the couple “to make it right” but we hope it didn’t completely ruin the couple’s intimate moment or stay at Disneyland Paris.

More on Disneyland Paris 

The Park that started as Euro Disney and then transformed into Disneyland Paris with Disneyland Park and Walt Disney Studio Park has grown so much over the past 30 years, and now as the Park continues to expand we are finally able to kick off the amazing celebrations of the 30th anniversary. Sleeping Beauty Castle is now lit with LED lighting, the decor is in place, Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, and the rest of the gang have their outfits ready, Illuminations returned, and there is an all-new song for the celebration that sends a party down Main Street, U.S.A.! And that is just the tip of the iceberg, we haven’t even discussed the new drone technology that lit up the night sky.

Most recently, we discussed all of the new offerings that Guests can expect to see when they visit. You can click here to learn more about what is being offered. In short, there is new packaging on everything, from water bottles to sandwich boxes, the After Glow show illuminates Sleeping Beauty Castle with an amazing drone experience, The all-new Dream… and Shine Brighter has also debuted, and so much more.

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