‘SNL’ alum Chris Kattan is engaged to Maria Libri after live performance proposal

Stay from New York, it’s an engagement.

“Saturday Evening Stay” alum Chris Kattan bought engaged to Maria Libri at a live performance in Chicago final month.

“So.. this occurred final evening in Chicago. Throughout a Wilco live performance, Maria’s favourite band, I proposed to Maria,” Kattan, 52, wrote on Instagram final month together with images from the proposal.

The comic shared that Wilco’s lead singer, Jeff Tweedy, “stopped the live performance” as he bought down on one knee and ask Libri to be his spouse.

“Jeff mentioned ‘She mentioned “sure” all people!’ to the viewers. Then performed certainly one of Maria’s favourite songs ‘I’m the Man Who Loves You,’” Kattan recalled.

Chris Kattan proposing to Maria Libri.
The “Saturday Evening Stay” alum proposed to Libri at a Wilco present final month.
Chris Kattan proposing to Maria Libri.
The band stopped enjoying throughout the romantic second, which occurred within the entrance row.

The “Evening on the Roxbury” actor thanked the band and “everybody concerned in making this unimaginable second really occur.”

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“I’m ceaselessly grateful,” he gushed. “I really like you Maria.”

Libri, for her half, commented on a video of the proposal that was taken by a concertgoer and wrote, “I really like you, my future husband❤️.”

Chris Kattan and Maria Libri at a Wilco concert.
Kattan mentioned Wilco’s frontman even introduced her proposal acceptance on stage.

Kattan mentioned his deep connection along with his fiancée in an interview with Folks printed on Monday.

“Maria and I totally settle for one another for who we’re,” he instructed the journal. “It’s not simply the issues we now have in widespread, we additionally embrace our quirks and variations — and we don’t love one another despite them, we love one another due to them.”

The comic defined he realized their “inventive brains” had been “in sync” shortly after they met, which reassured him that he may spend the remainder of his life with Libri.

Chris Kattan and Maria Libri on a red carpet.
Libri is a former journalist.
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Chris Kattan and Maria Libri with their dogs.
They met when she was interviewing him a yr and a half in the past.

Libri, a former journalist, mentioned she began falling for the comic she interviewed him greater than a yr and a half in the past.

“It’s humorous how life works generally and provides you items once you’re not on the lookout for them,” she instructed Folks. “Once we met, we had been instantly snug with each other. Name it bizarre, mystical or magical; it’s like we’d recognized one another in a previous life.”

She added, “After spending that first day collectively (although I didn’t understand how), I simply someway knew that my life would by no means be the identical after assembly Chris.”

Chris Kattan and Maria Libri on a red carpet.
“Maria and I totally settle for one another for who we’re,” Kattan mentioned in a brand new interview.
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The “Superstar Huge Brother” alum confirmed his relationship with Libri in February 2022 by going Instagram-official along with his then-girlfriend.

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“I simply met a woman named Maria!’ @maria_libri,” he captioned a candy selfie, quoting the track “Maria” from the musical “West Facet Story.”

Kattan’s engagement announcement comes three months after he was hospitalized for emergency surgical procedure as he battled a extreme bout of pneumonia.

Chris Kattan and Maria Libri in Seattle.
The pair went Instagram-official in February 2022.

“This candy, candy man of mine is on the street to restoration, after a extreme pneumonia scare ❤️❤️❤️,” Libri wrote on Instagram on the time. “He’s at all times caring for us, now it’s our flip to maintain him💞.”

Kattan, who starred on the NBC sketch comedy present from 1996 till 2003, additionally made headlines in July 2021 when he was booted from a flight for not correctly sporting his masks within the peak of the Covid-19 pandemic.

He was beforehand married to actress Sunshine Deia Tutt in 2008 for simply two months.