Inside Hefner's Not-Exactly-Romantic Proposal

It involved ... a 'Little Mermaid' music box
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 31, 2010 9:39 AM CST

(Newser) – The story of Hugh Hefner’s Christmas Eve proposal to 60-years-younger galpal Crystal Harris just keeps getting more and more romantic. Turns out he didn’t actually ask her to marry him, he just handed her a Little Mermaid music box (yep, really) that was holding the ring, and said, “I hope it fits.” It actually ended up being too big, Harris tells E!, but fortunately she can wear the symbol of their not-at-all-creepy love now that it’s been resized.

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Making the story ever more swoony: Harris wasn’t even surprised, having designed the ring herself after picking out the diamond … with Hef’s secretary. Click to see a picture of Harris’s rock.
(Read more Crystal Harris stories.)

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