April 28 (UPI) — Aidy Bryant is engaged to longtime love Conner O’Malley.
“I walked in the door and our dog had a bowtie on,” Bryant told Meyers. “Basically the second I shut the door a man, who I discovered was Conner, frantically came around the corner and was just like, ‘Will you marry me?’ No box, no ‘I love you.'”
“[He was] just a man in full terror, standing very far from a dog in a bow tie, just holding a loose ring going, ‘Will you marry me?’ I was like, ‘What?’ I truly couldn’t comprehend what was happening. I just kept saying, ‘Is this a joke?'” she confessed. “Then I said, ‘Of course I’ll marry you. I love you.'”
Bryant and O’Malley, an actor and a former writer for Late Night, got engaged in October after eight years of dating. The actress said O’Malley later explained the reasoning behind his frenzied proposal.
“He was like, ‘Well, you always said that you wanted it to happen in our house if it ever happened,'” she recalled. “He was like, ‘But I also knew you probably wanted to be wearing a bra and have makeup on, so I knew I had to do it after you just got home from work — otherwise it would never be another moment.'”
“He did the right thing! It’s about a 40-second window before I get in the door and I rip off my mask and become a woman on the couch,” the star confirmed with a laugh.
Bryant sparked engagement rumors in January after she was spotted wearing a diamond sparkler during an interview with Glamour. The actress and O’Malley looked the happy couple during a visit to Canada last week.