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Betty Who Is 'Honored' To Be Part Of Viral Same-Sex Marriage Proposal Video

02/11/2015 11:47 am ET | Updated Feb 02, 2016

Before Spencer Stout and Dustin Reeser were married at the 2014 Grammy Awards with 33 other couples, their flash mob marriage proposal took the Internet by storm, garnering more than 12.5 million total hits. The video, which begins with a search for lighting fixtures and ends in an emotional engagement, includes a tightly choreographed dance to Betty Who's "Somebody Loves You."

Shortly after the video hit YouTube, the Australian singer-songwriter blasted onto the LGBT scene in a big way. Betty Who joined HuffPost Live on Tuesday to discuss becoming an advocate and ally to the queer community.

"There is no story that has ever been told that is more genuine and more sweet as Spencer and Dustin’s," she said. "And my relationship with that put me in a position where I was set up to be a face and a voice for the LGBT community, even though I think that they [have] very loud voices of their own."

The pop star added that she is happy to see the fight for LGBT rights push forward.

"The work and advocacy that I have seen over the last couple of years really blows me away, and I’m very honored to have been a part [of it]," she added. "I’ve played a show for the [Human Rights Campaign] and I was very involved in Pride festivals across America last year over the summer."

The artist, who is slated to perform at a few Pride festivals in the coming months, said she is excited to keep advocating for the cause.

"I’m looking forward to getting back out and celebrating being yourself. It’s one of the most amazing things," she said.

Watch the full conversation with Aussie singer-songwriter Betty Who here.

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