Celebrities have joined scores of South Africans in showing love and support to a couple that got engaged at a KFC store

The unidentified couple is making headlines after a video of the proposal went viral on social media.

A man can be seen getting down on one knee to pop the question mid-meal. Onlookers quickly grabbed their phones to capture the sweet moment.

While some might have laughed at the proposal, the couple will soon have the last laugh. The hunt is now on to find them, with KFC leading the way.

“Mzansi please help us find this beautiful couple, re batla ho ba blesser. DM us any leads, there might be a Finger Lickin’ Good surprise in it for you too. Batho ba Vaal re thuseng! We love love,” an official tweet from the fast good giant’s account read.

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When the couple is found they might be surprised that the Twitterverse has already planned their entire wedding, with every detail being sponsored by big brands and celebrities.

Radio personality Sindisiwe van Zyl, who seems to be the unofficial wedding planner, has already offered to take care of the bridal make-up

Make-up on me #KFCProposal. Now we need help with the following: venue, dresses, suits, cake and food.”

Her celebrity pals happily obliged.

Model Blue Mbombo offered to chip in with some bottles of gin.

“Happy to assist with two cases of Tanqueray’s new flavour #KFCProposal,” she replied.

The couple also have several famous wedding singers lined up.

“I want to offer my performance at the wedding for free… I love love #KFCProposal,” Zakes Bantwini wrote.

Singer Amanda Black and Sjava are also game.

And DJ Fresh has offered a special mix to start the party;

Black Coffee is coming through with shoes and a suit.

K Naomi has a dress for the bride.


Being Bonang producer Legend Manqele is ready to film the big day.

Let’s film the wedding!!!!


Celebrity photographer Austin Malema has offered to take the official wedding pictures.


And that’s not all that’s sorted for the future bride and groom. Big brands are pulling out all the stops for the couple.

Rings. Check

Honeymoon. Check.

DJ. Check.

Magazine spread. Check.

Shopping vouchers. Check.

Antenuptial contract. Check.

Lobola payment. Check.

Cash to buy whatever the hell they want. Check

Eish and then Telkom… Sim card. Check.

It’s the thought that counts and South Africans are living every minute of this Twitter wedding planning.