A man has been left devastated after the Love of his life rejected his marriage proposal, even though he donated one of his kidneys to her when she almost died.. The 49yr old man Simon Louis popped the question to Mary Emmanuelle after nursing her back to healthHe had carried a torch for her over two decades and had secret hopes of spending the rest of their lives together.
But she gently rejected his proposal, though she loved him back, because her health made the future seem uncertain.
However the pair vowed to remain friends and Simon, 49, said: “I offered her my heart but I had to settle for giving her my kidney. Whatever happens, I’ll never regret giving her the gift of life.”
nd Mary, 41, added: “He is my very best friend and always will be. The love between us is real. He could have died doing what he did for me.”
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The pair first met in a London club in the mid-1990s with Mary, then 20, thinking Simon, 28, was “a good-looking bad boy”.
They shared an odd smooch and flirted but things between them never progressed further.