Marvin Humes Admits He Was 'Stumbling Mess' During Rochelle Wiseman Proposal
JLS star Marvin Humes comes across as a smooth operator on stage but the singer has revealed he made an embarrassing mistake during his proposal to Rochelle Wiseman.
Boyband star Marvin proposed to The Saturdays singer during a romantic New Year's getaway but the moment he popped the question may be remembered for all the wrong reasons - because he turned into a "stuttering and stumbling" mess and confused his words.
In an interview with Hello magazine, he said: "I can't tell you how many times I'd rehearsed what to say, but when the moment came to speak it all went to pieces - the only time I've ever messed my words up!"
The 26-year-old whisked Rochelle away to a tiny island beach a short boat's ride away from their Maldives hotel - and despite the perfect surroundings, Marvin's nerves got the better of him.
He said: "I was stuttering and stumbling. I said to Rochelle, 'I want to make you the happiest man... No, I mean I want you to make me the happiest man.' It was getting all confused."
Luckily for Marvin, the mistake didn't influence Rochelle's answer.
She took to Twitter after the proposal to break the happy news to her fans, writing: "SO excited 2 be Mrs Humes."
Rochelle admits it took a while for the news to sink in, telling Hello: "I kept waking up, gazing at my ring and thinking 'Yes!' After a couple of days Marvin did have to say to me, 'Babe, you've got to stop looking at it!'"
Marvin added: "From the moment I slipped that engagement ring on Rochelle's finger I've felt a tighter bond with her. I assume marriage will make that closeness even greater."
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