9 Celeb Ladies Who Were the Ones Who Popped the Question

Because who says that the guy has to be the one doing the asking?

We all love a good wedding proposal, and there’s something even sweeter about celeb proposals. Maybe it’s the fact that there are often large diamonds involved…Anyway, we all know that it’s traditional for the man to pop the question. Well, screw tradition! Why can’t it be the lady who asks her man if he’s ready to say, “I do?” These amazing celebrity women decided that it was time to pop the question to their men in their own way. Bet you never knew that Britney Spears or Judge Freakin’ Judy proposed to their men, now did you?

  • 1 Britney Spears
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    On a flight from Ireland to New York, Britney Spears reportedly turned to then-boo Kevin Federline and popped the question. She told EW, “All of a sudden I said, ‘What if you want to get married?’ And I kind of went from there to asking him if he would marry me.” But Kevin wasn’t super convinced: “And I said no. I was taken by surprise. I thought the guy was supposed to ask the girl. So a couple of minutes went by and then I asked her.” Ah, young love.

  • 2 Kristen Bell
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    Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard had promised that they wouldn’t wed until marriage equality was a reality for everyone. When The Defense of Marriage Act was overturned, Kristen tweeted, “@daxshepard1 will you marry me? Xo #marriageequality #loveislove.”

  • 3 Pink
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    We all know that Pink is the ultimate badass woman, but she proved it when she held up a sign during now-husband Carey Hart’s motocross race that said, “WILL U MARRY ME?” When Hart didn’t pull over, Pink wasn’t discouraged, she just added, “SERIOUS!” to it. Amazing.

  • 4 Halle Berry
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    Though the couple divorced back in 1997, Halle Berry asked David Justice to marry her after just a few months of being together.

  • 5 Diane Von Furstenberg
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    The designer powerhouse gave her husband the best birthday present ever when she called him and said, “You know, if you want, for your birthday, I’ll marry you.”

  • 6 Elizabeth Taylor
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    No stranger to marriage, Elizabeth Taylor proposed to her second husband, British actor Michael Wilding.

  • 7 Judge Judy
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    Judge Judy (whose real name is Judy Sheindlin) proposed to her husband back in 1978. She said it was a hard sell. She told DuJour, “I did propose to him. I said to him, ‘Where is this relationship going?’ And he tried to weasel out of it, with his, ‘Well, you know, why do we have to get married?’ Whatever. He finally capitulated. I told him to pick a date. He picked Flag Day.”

  • 8 Zsa Zsa Gabor
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    Zsa Zsa Gabor claimed that she proposed to all nine of her husbands. Including her first, which happened when she was just 20 years old!

  • 9 Chrissy Lampkin
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    Y’all remember Chrissy Lampkin proposing to Jim Jones on Love & Hip Hop! Chrissy has said that she made the decision because, “It’s how I felt and what I wanted. You need to know what you’re doing with your life. You need to have direction. If that thing doesn’t happen the traditional way, it still needs to happen. So why waste your time? I figured I would cut to the chase. What are we waiting for?”

In this clip from Love & Hip Hop, Chrissy goes shopping for Jim’s engagement ring.