He wanted it to be perfect, because Tanya has terminal brain cancer:
"My girlfriend is a big fan of his… I tried everything on Sunday to find tickets to make this day a special day for her."
On Monday, he met the singer at a private function, where he was able to tell him all about how Tanya would be having surgery to remove part of her brain tumor on Wednesday.
The surgery won't be able to get rid of the entire tumor, because it's lodged in her brain. Doctors have said she has another four or five years to live, and the operation would help extend her life.
So, Pablo told Ed that he wanted to propose at his concert so she will understand that during the surgery "she has a family waiting for her and giving her strength."
Naturally, the musician got Pablo into the show, where he got down on one knee during Thinking Out Loud. The Don't singer even gave the couple a shout-out during the love song. Ch-ch-check it out at about 1:19 (below)!
Tanya was only diagnosed with brain cancer three weeks ago, but the tumor had actually been growing for eight years.
When Canadian radio station C95 learned about the couple, they took to Facebook to share their story:
This is Pablo, Tanya and their beautiful family. Pablo (with Ed Sheeran's help) proposed to Tanya during "Thinking Out…
Posted by C95 on Wednesday, June 17, 2015
The station has put together a GoFundMe page to provide the couple with their dream wedding! If you would like to donate, click here!
But regardless of the speculation, it is clear the late athlete did have a very close relationship with the 22-year-old, who he spent the past four years with behind bars at Souza-Baranowski Correctional Center in Shirley, Massachusetts.
Kennedy, who is no longer on suicide watch and is reported to be the last person to see Hernandez before he hung himself in his cell, reacted to the death of his pal in a statement to RadarOnline.com, saying: