I absolutely love Pride and Prejudice! I had to share this wonderful story.
Bethany Alpert arrived at her parents house in Tacoma, Washington on Christmas Eve and was surprised by her sister exclaiming, “Mr. Bingley had returned to Netherfield at last!” Alpert’s boyfriend, David Slater, planned the whole thing with the help of her parents. With costumes and all, they reenacted the proposal scene from Pride and Prejudice.
On her Reddit page, Bethany commented:
Yes, I am a Jane Austen fan and I was an English lit major. I realized pretty quick what was going on because, my sister was taking pictures and it had my boyfriend written all over it. Also knew that we were going to get engaged at some point, but he still managed to surprise me. The actual proposal came about half an hour into doing all these scenes.
I felt like we had the best of both worlds; I wouldn’t have wanted my whole family to be there for the actual proposal. My sister took photos from a distance for that bit, so she couldn’t hear, and then she left us and we had our own private time together before heading up to the house to be with everyone.
[Photos via: Imgur]