I’m A Celebrity favourite Vernon Kay left viewers emotional as he opened up on the romantic moment he proposed to his wife Tess Daly.
Speaking to his I’m A Celeb campmates on Saturday’s show (November 28), Vernon recalled the sweet moment Tess found her engagement ring underneath the Christmas tree.
I’m A Celebrity: What did Vernon Kay say?
Vernon said: “I think it was when I proposed to Tess. On Christmas Day it was, it was the last present under the tree.
“While she was so consumed by the ring, I was on one knee. She was like that [pulls shocked face]. It was awesome.”
Speaking in the Telegraph, he added: “When she opened it up, her face just lit up.”
Tess and Vernon tied the knot in 2003, and have since welcomed daughters Phoebe and Amber.
What did I’m A Celebrity viewers say?
Fans were left stunned by Vernon’s romantic gesture.
Taking to Twitter, one wrote: “I’m sorry but where do I find my own Vernon Kay? I want a guy to propose to me like he proposed to Tess it’s so cute.”
Another said: “Omg Vernon proposed on Christmas Day.”
A third tweeted: “It was so nice to see the celebs open up to each other tonight. I really wish they had put this on the main show. Vernon and Victoria’s story was so so lovely. Tess must be watching over at #Strictly HQ right now feeling so overwhelmed.”
the way vernon proposed to tess 🥺🥺 #ImACeleb
— riona | (@siriuskinnies) November 28, 2020
vernon’s proposal story 🥺🥺 #ImACeleb
— kerry 🌸🎃 (@bwsxblossom) November 28, 2020
Tess, 51, has been busy supporting Vernon since he entered the castle earlier this month.
Last week, the Strictly host shared a clip of her husband waving on Instagram and revealed his secret signal for her.
Alongside the video, she wrote: “Loved Vernon waving hello to Phoebe & Amber tonight! So sweet they loved it!”
The former Coronation Street actress won the gift during the show’s Castle Coin Challenge.
After taking part in a gruesome task, Beverley chose Vernon to experience the luxury spa at Gwrych.
Vernon, thankful for the break from the strains of camp life, said: “This is heaven, Bev, you’re an absolute beauty.”
Giovanna Fletcher chose athlete Hollie Arnold, while Jessica Plummer picked Giovanna and Ruthie Henshall nominated singer Russell Watson.
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