Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Bristol based graffiti artist creates huge 'Beauty and the Beast' mural to propose

14360272923-63b59d71a9-o-edit.jpg

A Bristol-based graffiti artist has painted what we imagine to be the sweetest graffiti art ever - a Beauty and the Beast mural to prose to his girlfriend of three years.

Henry Barnes, 28, spent two days and used 30 cans of spray paint to cover a 50-foot long wall in Bristol with characters Belle, the Beast, Lumière , Cogsworth and the words "Stacey Smith, will you marry me".

Barnes took girlfriend, Stacey Smith, 26, whose favourite Disney film is - you guessed it - Beauty and the Beast, for a coffee before the couple walked past the public artwork. Smith said 'yes' and passersby reportedly started clapping and cheering when Barnes got down on one knee.

A close up of Barnes' Beauty and the Beast mural

The artist met Smith, a PhD Researcher at University of Bristol, in 2010 at a call center they both worked in.

The couple now live together in Montpelier, Bristol.

In other Beauty and the Beast news, yesterday it was announced that the award-winning Disney film will me re-made into a live action feature after the success of Maleficent. It will be directed by Bill Condon, the director behind Dreamgirls and scriptwriter of Chicago.

(Images: Stacey Smith/Facebook, FIV3R on Flikr)

Related

untitled-1.jpg

Benedict Cumberbatch reads D-day bulletin on Radio 4

make-up.jpg

Woman turns her face into 'social experiment' to illustrate reaction to no make-up

jk-rowling.jpg

Life according to JK Rowling

hero.jpg

The most inspirational Disney quotes

alic615x330.jpg

Disney stories re-imagined with tragic endings

disneyfashion.jpg

Disney Characters Get A High Fashion Makeover

Comments

More

Clueless nearly never got made because of Hollywood sexism

As Cher would say, as if

by Jasmine Andersson
23 Jun 2017

Starbucks are hiring 2,500 refugees across Europe

by Nicola Colyer
23 Jun 2017

Man carries out flower girl duties with immense pride and solemnity

His commitment is quite something

by Amy Swales
23 Jun 2017

Shocking US law says men can finish sex if woman withdraws consent

Shocking

by Moya Crockett
23 Jun 2017

Serial fans, Adnan Syed has been given a second chance in court

New hope for Syed supporters

by Kayleigh Dray
23 Jun 2017

The scientific reason summer turns you into a horrible person

A new study confirms that we’re not very nice when we’re too hot

by Moya Crockett
23 Jun 2017

The 5 most surprising things I learnt from appearing on First Dates

What's it really like to appear on First Dates?

by Jasmine Andersson
22 Jun 2017

Rihanna just gave a heartbroken fan the best relationship advice

The pop star took time out to give a fan this brilliant tip

by Stylist
22 Jun 2017

First Dates fans respond to “shocking” mansplaining incident

“A frightened, insecure monkey hanging on to his patriarchal perch for dear life”

by Kayleigh Dray
22 Jun 2017

Golden rules of work happiness from Europe’s female tech leaders

From nap rooms to therapists and no overtime

by Anna Brech
22 Jun 2017