"You wonder why I don't like to call you my girlfriend? Because I wanna call you my wife," Glenn Wiess says to his longtime partner during Monday's Emmys.
Glenn Wiess is taking home a whole lot more than just the Emmy Award for directing this past Oscars ceremony; he's taking home a wife.
On Monday night, the director took the stage to accept his fourth Emmy, and he shocked everyone -- including his girlfriend, Jan -- when he proposed.
"To my daughters Sydney and Taylor, I love you girls more than you will ever know," Weiss began his speech before thanking his many colleagues, his friends at ABC and the Television Academy.
"I'm really grateful to be here, but it's bittersweet. The person most proud in this moment would be my mom, and she passed away just two weeks ago," he continued. "Part of my heart is broken. I don't think it will ever be repaired, but she's in me, and she always will be."
"Mom always believed in finding the sunshine in things, and she adored my girlfriend, Jan," he went on. "Jan, you are the sunshine in my life, and Mom was right: Don't ever let go of your sunshine. You wonder why I don't like to call you my girlfriend? Because I wanna call you my wife."
The audience roared as cameras panned over to Jan. She was stunned and nodded her head "yes" from a distance.
"I didn't ask yet! I didn't ask yet!" Weiss said into the mic as Jan got up and made her way to the stage.
"This is the ring that my dad put on my mom's finger 67 years ago," Wiess said as he took her hand. "And to my sisters and brothers -- I didn't swipe it. Dad knows I have it, okay?"
"Jan, I wanna put this ring that my mom wore on your finger, in front of all these people and in front of my mom and your parents watching from above," he added, taking Jan's hand and looking toward the sky.
"Will you marry me?" Weiss asked as he got down on one knee. Jan mouthed "yes" multiple times.
Be still our hearts.