Team USA Gymnast And Olympic Gold Medallist Shawn Johnson Is Engaged To U.s. Football Player Andrew East, After A Romantic Proposal At A Baseball Field In Chicago, Illinois.
The former Dancing with the Stars champion was at the Chicago Cubs versus Philadelphia Phillies game at Wrigley Field on Friday (24Jul15) to throw the first pitch with fellow Team USA gymnast Alicia Quinn.
Moments after she tossed the ball, East got down on one knee to propose. Johnson posted a video of the moment on Twitter.com on Friday, with the caption, "Today the love of my life asked me to be his forever... AND I SAID YES!! #isaidyes #weregettingmarried #wrigleyfield."
The Cubs also shared a video on Twitter showing players celebrating the proposal, with the caption, "Congrats again! We are thrilled we could be a part of such a special day!"
Quinn shared the news with her followers on Twitter, posting a photo collage of the event with the message, "Pretty eventful day - throwing out the first pitch, walking on our hands...and @shawnjohnson getting engaged to our boy @Andrewdeast #causal #nbd #happy tears."
Johnson retired from gymnastics in 2012 due to knee injuries.