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Undateables Viewers In Tears Over Daniel Wakeford's Romantic Proposal

Undateables Viewers In Tears Over Daniel Wakeford's Romantic Proposal

Almost a year after Daniel Wakeford met Lily Taylor on Channel 4 show The Undateables the pair are engaged and the proposal melted viewers' hearts all over again.

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In a festive special, which aired last night, Daniel popped the question to an ecstatic Lily with the help of a choir as he sang 'All I Want For Christmas Is You' before dropping down on one knee.

Musician Daniel has autism, difficulties with his speech and struggles with understanding other people, but as a teenager the now 30-year-old found that he was able to overcome these through the power of songwriting. It only seems natural that music was involved in his all-important question.

In the famous initial meeting episode of The Undateables, he went on a date with Lily, and wooed her with a rendition of his song 'The Black of Lonely'.

Viewers loved watching Daniel serenade his partner before popping the question. One said: "I honestly don't know if there's a cuter human being than Daniel on this planet".

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Another added: "#Undateables has me in TEARS. That proposal was so beautiful Good lad Daniel!!!"

With a third commenting: "Daniel & Lily on the #Undateables. With all the absolute shithousery going on in the world and this country, that's the kind of stuff you want to watch at Christmas."

A year on since the pair met, Daniel popped the question to his girlfriend, Lily. Credit: Andrew Hasson
A year on since the pair met, Daniel popped the question to his girlfriend, Lily. Credit: Andrew Hasson

After the big proposal, Daniel shouted: "I did it! We love each other. I'm feeling very excited. What's the best feeling in the world? Love."

Lily then says: "I'm so very happy Daniel proposed. We're getting married! I love him very much."

Their families watched the romantic scenes at Brighton Bandstand - Lily's favourite spot in their home town.

Daniel proposed to Lily after performing 'All I Want For Christmas Is You'. Credit: Andrew Daniel proposed to Lily after performing 'All I Want For Christmas Is You'. Credit: Andrew Hasson
Daniel proposed to Lily after performing 'All I Want For Christmas Is You'. Credit: Andrew Daniel proposed to Lily after performing 'All I Want For Christmas Is You'. Credit: Andrew Hasson

Lily's mum Karen, 53, said: "We absolutely sobbed our socks off with joy. She has won the love lottery. Daniel is perfect for her. They really understand each other."

Daniel's dad Barry, 69, a retired hairstylist, said: "When he found Lily, all his Christmases came at once."

Congratulations, guys. We can't wait for the wedding.

Featured Image Credit: Andrew Hasson

Topics: Entertainment, TV and Film, Channel 4

Rebecca Shepherd

I'm Becky - a journalist at LADbible. I graduated with a First Class BA in Journalism before going on to cover criminal court cases, medical tribunals and breaking news for the national media - which inevitably and eventually became as glum as it sounds. Can often be found rocking a bag for life - which I made a 'thing' way before Rihanna. You can contact me at [email protected]

 

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