Warren Buffett is known for his financial acumen. But who knew he could also help execute a surprise marriage proposal?
Buffett appeared in Omaha, Neb., over the weekend for the annual Berkshire Hathaway shareholders meeting. The 83-year-old magnate decided to visit Borsheims Fine Jewelry and Gifts, a store that he owns. However instead of simply making a quick appearance and leaving, Buffett posted up behind the counter for two hours, selling jewelry to shareholders at what the store called "Crazy Warren" prices. To mark the occasion, Borsheims also sold 51 diamonds that bore Buffett's etched signature.
But anything that happened later in Buffett's stay paled in comparison to how his sales shift started. A shareholder named Eric LeFante went to Borsheims with his girlfriend, Carrie Fischer, under the ruse that he was buying her a necklace. LeFante and Fischer sat down at the counter, where Buffett first offered a "Crazy Warren" price.
Then he reached into his pocket and pulled out aRead More »from Watch As Warren Buffett Assists in Surprise Marriage Proposal