Crafting the perfect proposal is no easy task. But somehow, celebrity dancer and choreographer John Silver managed to pull it off—and go viral nonetheless—with the help of Beyoncé.

While many of us can only dream of having an iconic musician in on our “I do” plans, this St. Louis native made it happen much to the shock of Beyonce’s dance captain Ashley Everett. In this ESSENCE exclusive, Silver details his love story going on six years today, the moments leading up to the worldwide proposal and future plans for a “happily ever after.” ( – Alexis Reliford) Click here to read the touching story!

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