Let’s do a fist pump for a Jersey Shore engagement!  Angela Pivarnick is officially engaged, following her boyfriend David Kovac’s very public proposal on the red carpet outside of STYLE360 Sachika’s fashion show Wednesday. “She was completely surprised [and said], ‘Are you serious?’  She looked really happy and shocked,” an onlooker told People.

Should you propose at a public event?

Cupid’s Advice:

Proposing in a public setting generally has two outcomes – successfully romantic or embarrassing rejection. The best proposal settings tend to have a tie to your relationship. Here are some things to consider when planning your proposal:

1. Avoid clichés: Instead of sticking with the old ‘romantic candlelit dinner, flowers and hiding the ring in champagne’ routine, make it unique and personal. Take your mate to the restaurant where you had your first date or your first kiss. Something that holds significance to your partner shows thought.

2. A romantic strikeout: Unless you plan on running across Wrigley Field or standing on the 50-yard line of Ohio Stadium, don’t take a cue from the Jared commercial by proposing during a sporting event. It’s unoriginal and the last thing you need are crazy fans surrouding your special moment.

3. Make sure it’s right: Don’t make the move if you have doubts. Proposing is a big step in a relationship, and it’s important that you have no doubts.