Just before her fireside chat with Michael Arrington at TechCrunch Disrupt, a slide popped up on the jumbotron for Lark founder Julie Hu.
It was from her boyfriend. “Julie, will you marry me?” it read.
Hu was startled but, after a brief moment of awkwardness, she hugged him and said yes.
Her fiance didn’t seem to run it by Arrington; he looked equally surprised by the spontaneous act of love.
Crowd members agree: it was a sweet gesture, but kind of awkward to watch.
A TechCrunch Disrupt proposal is definitely a first, and it will make an interesting story for their future kids.