LOOK: ‘Arrow’ star Colton Haynes, BF Jeff Leatham now engaged
Former “Arrow” protagonist Colton Haynes has announced his engagement to his celebrity florist boyfriend, Jeff Leatham.
Haynes posted on his social media accounts on Monday photos of him and Leatham gazing at the fireworks at Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. “I said yes!” Haynes captioned a portrait of their kiss.
According to E! News, Haynes’ representative issued a statement saying Leatham pulled a spectacular proposal with the help of one of their close pals, pop star Cher, who personally sent a clip singing the couple’s favorite track “I Got You, Babe.”
In a video, actresses Melanie Griffith and Ally Maki and tennis superstar Serena Williams relay their messages for the couple until Leatham kneels down and asks for Haynes’ hand. After Colton said yes, the newly engaged duo dance with Bruno Mars’ “Marry You” playing in the background.
Leatham posted, “Thank you [Cher] and [Paulette Howell] – for helping [make] my Proposal Evening epic – ‘I Got You Babe’ never sounded so good right before Colton Haynes said yes! So appreciative and much love,” he said.
Maki, Colton’s best friend, also congratulated the couple with an Instagram tribute. “You have truly changed his life! So excited to see the journey of where your amazing bond of love takes you both,” she said.
In a touching Instagram note to his fans, Colton thanked them for their neverending support since he publicly came out as gay last year.
“Overwhelmed by all of the love and support y’all have been sending Jeff Leatham and me on our engagement. The fact that so many people love as much as we do is truly inspiring and I feel so humbled,” he penned. “I wish the same for everyone out there.”
The couple announced their relationship last month when they documented their trips on social media. Gianna Francesca Catolico /ra
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