Bruce Springsteen stops concert for 'Jersey Girl' proposal
Posted September 7, 2016
Nearly 4 hours into his second show at MetLife Stadium last Thursday, Bruce Springsteen closed out the record-breaking night with "Jersey Girl." Little did he know that in the front row, a New Jersey boy was proposing to his own "Jersey Girl."
The groom-to-be told people around him he was going to propose so they would know to catch the moment on video.
The groom-to-be never expected what happened next.
Springsteen took notice of what was going on, stopped his "Jersey Girl" performance and called the newly-engaged couple on stage. He passed his microphone to the groom-to-be where he could announce his engagement to the tens of thousands in attendance.
"This is my girlfriend, Jill," he began. "We've been together 8 years. We've been to a ton of shows together, and this is by far the highlight of them all."
Following loud cheers of support, he looked to his fiancé and told her, "Jill, you're my best friend. I love you more than anyone else in the world. I love you more than music itself, I love you more than, Bruce!" This elicted a look of mock offense from Springsteen and laughs from the crowd.
Watch the entire moment here.
The couple danced onstage for the remainder of the show, with Springsteen serenading them and the whole crowd for the rest of his ballad, "Jersey Girl."
This will surely be a night the couple will never forget.