MANILA, Philippines – TV host and model Bianca Gonzalez got the surprise of her life when her boyfriend, basketball player JC Intal, went down on one knee and proposed to her at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport early this morning.
GMA News Online reports that ‘the couple was serenaded by singer Prince Valencia, as Intal dropped down to one knee to propose’.
Actress Cheska Garcia-Kramer and her husband Doug who’s Intal’s basketball team mate in college were in on the surprise, posting photos on her Instagram account.
Model Mikaela Lagdameo-Martinez was also present during the event and she posted a video of Intal’s proposal. She admits to tearing up during the happy moment.
A flustered Intal even asked the crowd which hand’s ring finger he should put the ring. A teary-eyed Gonzalez, along with the crowd, told him to put the ring on the left.
Gonzalez‘ Twitter account which has over 2 million followers was bombarded with mentions.
My twitter mentions EXPLODED!!!!! I had to get wifi on the plane kundi mababaliw ako mag isa!!!! Hahaha!!!! Aaah thank you everyone!!!!! ♡♡♡— Bianca Gonzalez (@iamsuperbianca) March 19, 2014
The proposal reportedly happened prioir to Gonzalez’ flight to London. Intal’s parents were also at the airport to welcome her to the family.
The 31-year-old TV host is usally seen on ABS-CBN’s daily morning show Umagang Kay Ganda while Intal, who’s 30 years old, plays for the Philippine Basketball Association’s Barako Bull Energy team.
In January, Gonzalez revealed in an interview that she was in no rush to marry Intal. However, she also revealed back then that they were planning to attend Discovery Weekend – a seminar for couples who are thinking of getting engaged.
The couple has been dating for three years. – Rappler.com