ABC News: Why Robert Herjavec Says Proposing to Kym Johnson Was ‘A Little Awkward’

Dancing With the Stars” pro Kym Johnson and “Shark Tank” judge Robert Herjavec are officially waltzing into married life after announcing their fairy tale engagement over the weekend. Herjavec said the romantic proposal was still “a little awkward” despite all of his elaborate plans.

“It took me a long time,” the “Shark Tank” star said of his detailed proposal plans on “Good Morning America” today. “I didn’t let anybody know until a week before because I’m really bad at surprises and I was afraid I’d mess it up. But you know, when I asked Kym she started crying and she didn’t say anything, so I asked a second time and she kept on crying. And I asked a third time and she didn’t say anything, and I’m saying, ‘This is getting a little awkward.’ But she said ‘yes’ finally.”

It’s safe to say Johnson was overwhelmed in the whimsical moment her husband-to-be popped the question with her stunning 6.37-carat ring.

“He’d been acting a little strange, I have to say, all week,” she recalled. “The day that we did it, he had these flowers all set up in the house and we went up to the rooftop and there was a swan and the ring and fairy lights. It was very romantic, very sweet, and he got down on his knee and proposed. It was beautiful.”

But the surprises didn’t end there for the “Dancing” couple.

“We ended up going back to his condo and there was a big surprise party and I opened the door and my mom was there as well. She came over from Australia,” said Johnson. “It was just a really magical night.”

Johnson, 39, and Herjavec, 53, met last year when they were paired together on the 20th season of “Dancing With the Stars.”

They were eliminated one week shy of the semi-finals in the competition, but their love certainly blossomed.

Now the world is anxiously awaiting their first dance as husband and wife.

“So much pressure,” Herjavec joked.

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