Son of Macau Billionaire Throws ‘Fairytale’ Proposal for Victoria’s Secret Model Ming Xi

"You are a very innocent child, so I feel that being with you -- be it the words you speak or the things you do -- every moment we spend together makes me feel very safe."

Chinese supermodel Ming Xi was surprised with a “fairytale” proposal by her boyfriend of two years, Mario Ho.

Mario, son of Macau casino tycoon Stanley Ho, popped the question on Monday with a pink castle background inside Shanghai’s L’Avenue Mall, AsiaOne reports.

To pull off his romantic gesture, the wealthy groom-to-be reportedly booked three levels of the mall and filled it with pink decorations, including heart-shaped flower arches and flowing drapery, among others.

“You are a very innocent child, so I feel that being with you — be it the words you speak or the things you do — every moment we spend together makes me feel very safe,” the 24-year-old said while delivering the proposal on one knee.

“Spending our days together is the greatest joy in my life. I really treasure this. I hope that this love will last forever.”

He then popped the question: “Ming Xi, marry me?”

After accepting his proposal with a “yes,” Mario slipped the ring on her finger, causing the crowd to cheer wildly for them.

A month prior, rumors circulated that Ming Xi was pregnant but Mario denied the claims, offering $100 million Hong Kong dollars ($12.7 million) to anyone who could show proof.

Support our Journalism with a Contribution

Many people might not know this, but despite our large and loyal following which we are immensely grateful for, NextShark is still a small bootstrapped startup that runs on no outside funding or loans.

Everything you see today is built on the backs of warriors who have sacrificed opportunities to help give Asians all over the world a bigger voice.

However, we still face many trials and tribulations in our industry, from figuring out the most sustainable business model for independent media companies to facing the current COVID-19 pandemic decimating advertising revenues across the board.

We hope you consider making a contribution so we can continue to provide you with quality content that informs, educates and inspires the Asian community. Even a $1 contribution goes a long way. Thank you for everyone’s support. We love you all and can’t appreciate you guys enough.

NextShark is a leading source covering Asian American News and Asian News including business, culture, entertainment, politics, tech and lifestyle.

For advertising and inquiries: info@nextshark.com