After two years of dating, the actor and model were on a trip when Matthew planned a romantic excursion and popped the question in true heartthrob style.

By Julie Vadnal
April 02, 2015
Courtesy of The Morrisons

"The proposal was really important to me," says actor Matthew Morrison on his plan to present a sapphire-and-diamond ring to his then-girlfriend, Renee Puente. Already in Maui celebrating his dad's 60th birthday, the pair went off one afternoon for a guided horseback ride through the island's volcanic region.

"We took our horses down to the beach, and I found this amazing tree that served as a canopy to where I dropped down to one knee," Matthew says. Renee was so shocked and overwhelmed that she was speechless. "I didn't realize what was happening until I saw the tears in his eyes-and Matthew's not a crier," Renee says. "The whole world just stopped. And so I hadn't answered him yet, and he asked, ‘So will you marry me?' Then I finally said, ‘Oh, yes!'"

The romance didn't stop there. After riding their horses back to the ranch (and asking the guide to take a few snaps, of course), Matthew arranged for a private dinner in a nearby beachfront home where the couple toasted to their new status.

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