Kalu Ikeagwu’s unconventional proposal story will make you smile

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A few days ago, we brought yo the romantic pre-wedding photos of actor Kalu Ikeagwu and his woman, Ijeoma Eze who is a makeup artist (HERE).

Now we have got their love story!

His proposal story is not our usual everyday story yet it was adorable.

In a chat with Kemi filani blog, he disclosed thus:

When you say romantic, I get scared. Like ‘Oh my God I have to get down on my knees, buy flowers everyday and all that. It’s scary am not that romantic. I proposed indirectly and under pressure and I put her on the spot. Immediately it occurred to me that I cannot let her go, that she is a keeper and someone I cannot afford to loose. At my uncles funeral, when we were about to start the funeral. I was speaking with one of my uncles when she came to me to collect my car key and I held her by the waist and told my uncle that she is the one I want to marry. He looked at me and said, “are you sure? I said I was very sure. He turned to her and asked her if I was her choice and she shyly said Yes. That was very manipulative of me because I chose to kill two birds with a stone. I wanted to tell my uncle how serious I was and I also wanted her to say how serious she is about me in front of my uncle. To me that was more important than any romantic proposal. I am not romantic. I am boring if that’s how you and many others see me. No apologies whatsoever. I may learn in the marriage. She is not that Romantic herself……””

On not marrying someone in the entertainment industry, he said:

“Someone asked me that question before. He asked who would I marry? Would I marry an actress? And I said if that is the person for me, I would marry an actress. The person I am getting married to is from the entertainment industry as well. She is a make-up artiste amongst other things that she does. I got to a point in my life where I was trying to get the perfect person for me. I found out that maybe I was the problem and not the women. Because all the women I dated before were very wonderful women. They had good character. I got to a point where I told God to make a choice for me because I recognized that I am flawed as a human being. I had two conditions that I cannot compromise on. First, the person has to love God more than I do and the second is that I want a companion throughout my years, whether she is beautiful or ugly, local or sophisticated; thin or fat, I did not care. All I wanted was a companion that I will be happy with and God answered my prayers.

Their wedding comes up on the 25th of June and we shall bring you live updates from it!

Ada Igboanugo

Fashion Enthusiast.

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