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Shawn Johnson engaged: NFL player Andrew East proposes at Wrigley Field

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Congratulations are in order for Shawn Johnson — the Olympic gymnast and Dancing with the Stars champion is engaged.

Johnson was at Chicago’s Wrigley Field Friday to throw out the game’s first pitch when her now-fiancé, NFL player Andrew East, surprised her by getting down on one knee on the field and popping the question.

The 23-year-old shared video of the proposal moment on Instagram: “Well I know it’s not a secret…. But I experienced the greatest surprise a girl could ever ask for today…. The love of my life @andrewdeast asked me to be his forever AND I SAID YES!!!!!!#isaidyes #weregettingmarried #holycow.”

 

East, also 23, also shared a photo from the happy moment, writing, “I’m a lucky guy to put a ring on this girls finger! I love you @shawnjohnson.”

I'm a lucky guy to put a ring on this girls finger! I love you @shawnjohnson

A photo posted by Andrew East (@andrewdeast) on

 

Johnson was part of the United States’ women’s gymnastics team at the 2008 Olympic games in Beijing, winning the gold medal for balance beam and silver medals for floor exercise, individual all-around, and team all-around competitions. 

Following the Olympics, she competed on (and won) season 8 of Dancing with the Stars in 2009, and placed second when she returned for the show’s all-star season in 2012. 

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