Jessica Simpson ‘cried’ after beau popped the question

Updated: Nov 23, 2010, 16:30 PM IST

Washington: Jessica Simpson has revealed that she cried after accepting beau Eric Johnson’s marriage proposal.

Opening up about her engagement during this week’s CBS` The Early Show, Simpson, 30, said Johnson`s proposal was "a total surprise."

"I had to sit on his knee; I was so shocked," quoted her as telling Harry Smith.

"To really get what was happening."

What was her reaction when her beau of less than six months gave her a ruby, diamond and gold Neil Lane sparkler?

"I first said ``Yes!``"

"I didn’t even try the ring on until 5 minutes in," she explained.

"I just sat there and cried with him," she added.