Academy Award-winning actor Tom Hanks’ self-proclaimed superfan, Nikki Younger, was just lately in for an enormous shock when the Forrest Gump actor helped her boyfriend, Ryan McFarling, propose to her at a e book pageant in Austin, Texas. Hanks was on the e book pageant to advertise his e book of brief tales, Unusual Sort: Some Tales. Hanks was fielding questions from the group when he unexpectedly stopped taking questions and introduced he, himself, had a query of his personal to ask. Hanks mentioned he had obtained a query from an viewers member named Ryan McFarling who needed to ask one other viewers member named Nikki Younger one thing vital. Hanks pulled out a chunk of paper after which learn the burning query:
Nikki, will you marry me?
After Tom Hanks requested the proposal query on behalf of Ryan McFarling, the pair left the viewers and joined Hanks up on the stage, the place McFarling knelt down on one knee and put an engagement ring on his beloved’s hand. THR says Hanks then congratulated the newly engaged couple, supplied his greatest needs, and hugged his superfan, who was beaming and had tears of pleasure the entire time.
Nikki Younger later informed reporters from KVUE in regards to the proposal. Amusingly, Younger mentioned that she had felt a bit bit annoyed when Tom Hanks first mentioned he was going to take a query from the viewers. Younger defined she felt peeved that she had not been capable of ask her movie star idol something. As soon as she discovered what was occurring, the whole lot modified. Younger proudly confirmed the reporters the piece of paper Hanks had been quietly concealing through the first a part of the e book pageant chat. She additionally mentioned that Ryan McFarling was tremendous nervous for the majority of the day. Younger had seen and questioned him about it. She hilariously mentioned,
I am like, ‘What are you [doing]? relax! It is simply Tom Hanks. I am the one who must be nervous; I am like [a] fangirl!’
Nikki Younger additionally mentioned she had no clue how her boyfriend–now fiance–managed to drag off the proposal. She mentioned it was epic and magical. In reality, it left her breathless, and for a second she felt like she was going to faint.
In fact, Tom Hanks was the suitable alternative to assist with this engagement due to how a lot Nikki Younger loves him. Come to consider it, Tom Hanks in all probability can be the suitable alternative to assist nearly anybody get engaged simply because he’s Tom Hanks. Nevertheless, it’s value stating that Tom Hanks is, maybe, an particularly nice individual to place the seal of approval on the engagement as a result of he, himself, has been married to the love of his life, Rita Wilson, for 29 years. Here is hoping Hanks’ blessing helps Ryan McFarling and Nikki Younger to seek out the identical, long-lasting happiness.