He dramatically reached into his jacket pocket, with Hough saying, “Oh god,” probably believing he was about to get down on one knee. But the move was just a ruse.
Watch the video above to see what went down next.
Seacrest, 37, continued, “Give this note I wrote to Tom Cruise? I am such a big fan. I loved him in ‘Cocktail.'” (Cruise is her co-star in Rock of Ages, playing Stacee Jaxx.)
Hough, who has been dating the American Idol host since 2010, appeared taken aback by the joke. Ouch!
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