It’s Chris Harrison’s turn to give a rose.
The former “Bachelor” presenter announced via Instagram on Monday that betrothed / engaged Lauren Zima.
Harrison, 50, broke the news by sharing a beautiful photo of the proposal, which took place on Brand Vineyard in Napa Valley, California.
“I love you @Laurinzima,” Harrison — who asked the question with a diamond ring from McClave Jewelers — captioned a series of photos. The next chapter begins now!
Zima, 33, also shared photos from the big moment on her own account, along with a heartfelt tribute to Harrison.
“We say this to each other all the time, and we said it again in a beautiful and memorable moment this weekend: I didn’t know love could be like this,” the Entertainment Tonight reporter gushed.
“You are the most wonderful partner. I thank you for loving me, supporting me and asking me to marry you,” she continued. “Here’s the next great chapter, and all that remains.”
Harrison and Zima have been dating for more than two years after they met through various interviews related to the ‘Bachelor’ franchise.
“It was easy and I think that’s how it all started. We started dating, and like any relationship, it made me happy,” former Harrison people said. “She was cute, cute, he got along with us, she blended in really well with my friends, and just all those steps in the relationship where you start checking those boxes and getting better and better.”
The engagement news comes after Harrison I got out of the “Bachelor” franchise Following the backlash caused by Rachel Kirkonnell’s exoneration of past racist behaviour. At that time, Zima stacked on She was dissatisfied.
“What Chris said was wrong and disappointing,” she said in a statement she shared on Instagram Stories. “Defending racism can never happen. Accountability comes first, and the next step is learning and growing.”
Harrison was eventually replaced by Jesse Palmer as new host From “Bachelor”.
This will be the second marriage for both Zima and Harrison. The former “Bachelor” host shares two children, Joshua and Taylor, with his ex-wife, Gwen Harrison.