Mariah Carey lends her charm bracelet to gay marriage proposal [video]

''Three years ago, Matthew said to me that I would be allowed to ask him to get married, if I ever get him to meet you. Matthew, Mariah. Mariah, Matthew.''

An gay man asking his boyfriend to marry him on stage at a Mariah Carey show in Las Vegas. (via YouTube)

''I wish we could have married in Las Vegas. I think Las Vegas would make a lot of money from allowing [gay] marriage.... I worked as hard as I can to make it happen. Everyone loved the idea. But no one made promises. I did not find out until five minutes before the concert started.''

Maurie Sherman talking to the Los Angeles Times about his surprise proposal to his gay partner, Matthew, on stage with singer Mariah Carey's help. (Los Angeles Times)

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