But how did it all go down?
In a fresh new vlog drop on January 17, Alex documented how Mikee’s low-key proposal happened as the couple took a trip to Hong Kong chaperoned by Alex’s parents, Mommy Pinty, Daddy Bonoy, and an uncle, Joey Cruz.
In the video, you'll see the group as they went sightseeing at Harbour Square. They also rode the iconic Star Ferry going to Hong Kong's financial hub, Central, and as they dined at the Michelin-starred restaurant, Yat Lok.
On the third day of their trip, Mikee asked for Alex’s hand in marriage on the evening of December 27, 2019, at 1881 Heritage, a national monument and one of the oldest surviving government building there re-developed into a hotel.
After Mikee’s proposal, which brought Alex to tears, Mommy Pinty said that Mikee asked for permission while Alex was away as they dined at Yat Lok the day before.
The following day, Mikee and Alex went back to the exact spot where they got engaged as Alex said, “I am really, really happy to share this with you. Yun yung unang-una kong sinabi kay Mikee, na if ever man na mag-propose siya, sana may video para ma-share ko sa inyo dahil ang laking blessing [ninyong] lahat sa akin. At si Mikee yung isang big blessing sa buhay ko.”
“Nagpapasalamat ako sa inyong lahat for being with me in this journey. Thank you so much, guys, at eto na, pumunta ako dito ng single at uuwi akong Pilipinas na may fiance na,” Alex beamed.
To all of you singles still waiting for your forever partner, Alex had this to say in an Instagram post in August 2019, “Sa tagal kong hinintay kung kailan matatapos ang pagiging third wheel ko dahil sawa na rin ako mainggit at sagutin ang tanong na ‘Wala ka pa rin boyfriend?!’ Finally, dumating din. Kaya sa lahat ng jowang-jowa na, wait lang kayo dahil dadating din talaga siya.”
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