...and even more so in public, for the rest of us to witness the romantic gesture.
Likewise with the #KFCProposal. When one loved-up couple celebrated their engagement which took place at KFC, it was a happy occasion.
The fast food brand tweeted a video of the sweet proposal with a call to South Africans to locate the unidentified couple.
The timeline was filled with floods of well wishes to the newly-engaged couple with many praising the pair for the simple yet heartfelt occasion.
But despite the happy news, some negative Nancy had to call out the gentleman for being 'cheap'. A twitter user by the name of 'Anele' was dragged by tweeps for mocking the couple:
Tweeps were annoyed about her raining on the couple's parade.
But that didn't stop Mzansi from coming through to the unsuspecting couple.
DrD, radio host and activist, Sindi van Zyl led the call for professionals to sponsor the couple's ENTIRE wedding
K Naomi offered to sponsor the wedding dress and jewelry, whilst star snapper Austin Malema offered his professional photography services.
Sjava, DJ Fresh and Amanda Black also promised to provide the entertainment!
And Black Coffee promised to provide the groom's suits too!
Some tweeps were so touched by the proposal that they offered to assist the couple for their special day:
Corporate companies also chimed in to shower the couple with gifts:
Can we get Our Perfect Wedding to feature them on their show too?
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