Man stages fake hostage drama at Van Gogh Is Bipolar so he can propose to his girlfriend

This proposal is one for the books. reports that a man connived with some friends over the weekend to stage a prank hostage-taking incident inside Van Gogh is Bipolar restaurant in Quezon City so he can propose marriage to his girlfriend of four years.


According to the report, the staged hostage drama involved an armed man (played by film actor Leon Miguel) barging inside the restaurant and taking the boyfriend, Calvin Leorna, hostage. Faced with the possibility of dying, Leorna "begged" the hostage-taker to allow him to propose to his girlfriend since he has long dreamed of getting married to her.


A video of the incident, captured through a hidden camera and one of the restaurant’s CCTV cameras, has been uploaded on YouTube by producer Tootoots Leyesa. It has racked up over 49,000 views as of 6 a.m. on Thursday (November 28).


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