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Chris Evans, Hayley Atwell are unsuspecting (and delighted) pawns in fans' surprise marriage proposal

Chris Evans, Hayley Atwell are unsuspecting (and delighted) pawns in fans' surprise marriage proposal
Hayley Atwell and Chris Evans looked almost as surprised as the bride-to-be did when a Saturday photo opp turned into a proposal at Salt Lake Comic Con in Salt Lake City. (Pascal Le Segretain / Getty Images, left; Kevin Winter / Getty Images)

This is love, "Avengers" style: An unsuspecting Chris Evans and his "Winter Soldier" costar Hayley Atwell found themselves caught up in a photo opportunity-turned-engagement opportunity Saturday in Utah.

"Today at #SLCC15 in the middle of a photo op with Chris and I, a man got down on his knee and proposed with a ring to his girlfriend," the "Agent Carter" actress tweeted the day after her Salt Lake Comic Con appearance. "It was one of the most moving and beautiful things I have been witness to. Congratulations to you both. May you have a blissful future xx."

The actors' surprise -- not to mention the bride-to-be's -- was caught on camera as Kelsey Jenkins' boyfriend got down on one knee and popped the question, her in Black Widow garb and him with Captain America's shield strapped across his back.

"thank you so much for being there. It was such a shock! You both are awesome! #iAmEngaged," Jenkins told Evans and Atwell on Twitter, including pictures of the moment. Hey, it was a $255 photo op, so why not get the most out of it! Now let's see if Dwayne Johnson will perform the ceremony ...

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