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Donny Osmond shares rare insight into proposing to wife Debbie: ‘What was I thinking?'
Donny Osmond, 64, has shared some sweet throwback snaps of himself and wife Debbie Osmond, 63, dressed up for Halloween back in 1977.The star went on to reveal that he had got down on one knee to propose “not longer after” that "crazy" evening. Donny took to Twitter today to share the special memories with his 209,100 followers. The snaps saw Donny dressed up as the character Captain Purple from The Donny and Marie Osmond Show.The Osmonds star wore a bright purple superhero costume and curly purple wig. Meanwhile Debbie was all smiles as she donned a large inflatable pumpkin outfit.  Recalling that evening, Donny penned: “This was Debbie and me on Halloween night back in 1977. “I proposed not long after that crazy trick or treat evening,” he continued.“I don't know how she agreed to marry me after she saw me wearing my Captain Purple outfit. “What was I thinking? Oh well, I guess it worked…” Donny quipped.  In a follow-up tweet, he wrote: “Note to all you guys out there. If you want to attract the perfect woman, wear a Captain Purple outfit for Halloween.”Donny and Debbie have been married for nearly 45 years, tying the knot back in 1978. The pair share five sons: Don, Jeremy, Brandon, Christopher and Joshua.Donny and Debbie also became grandparents for the first time in 2005, and now have twelve grandchildren in total.  Donny’s fans took to the comments section to share their thoughts on the sweet throwback snaps. Christine wrote: “And which women wouldn’t say yes to you millions would have said yes  me included.
Jack Sparrow Halloween costume sales see ‘huge spike’ following Johnny Depp and Amber Heard trial
Johnny Depp’s defamation trial with Amber Heard earlier in the year.According to reports from TMZ, most Halloween parties (in the US at least) will have a smattering of the Pirates of the Caribbean character after the ‘world’s largest costume retailer’ Halloweencostumes.com revealed they have had a 90 percent sales spike in purchases of the costume.The retailer stocks two versions of the dishevelled pirate costume and says 85 percent of its stock has already been bought up for this year’s Halloween.It has also reported that the Jack Sparrow costumes have outsold other film-themed outfits from recent movies including Top Gun: Maverick, Hocus Pocus 2 and Disney Pixar’s Lightyear.Depp’s last appearance as the eccentric pirate was in 2017’s Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, but he saw renewed popularity with the public following his trial with his ex-wife earlier in the year.Although he had lost an earlier trial in the UK, Depp emerged victorious in the US trial in June after six weeks of evidence being live streamed around the world.Heard was found to have defamed Depp in her 2018 Washington Post op-ed in which she detailed her experiences with domestic violence.Although Heard did not name Depp in the article, his team argued that it implied he was sexually and physically abusive over the course of their relationship – something he has firmly denied.Heard was found by the jury to have defamed the actor in the piece and was ordered to pay him $10million (£8million) in compensatory damages and $5million (£4million) in punitive damages, while she was awarded $2million (£1.6million) from a countersuit after it was found that one of Depp’s attorneys had defamed her by claiming her abuse allegations were a