Feel the love! Clare Crawley and her new fiancé, Ryan DawkinsShortly after they announced their engagement, they received a lot of love and support on social media.
“He has held me in my darkness, loves me through my healing, and we now celebrate the light together!” Crawley, 41, wrote via Instagram on Monday, October 10, alongside a photo the romantic proposal. “The easiest YES of my life ❤️.”
Jennifer Love Hewitt responded, writing, “Congrats!!!!! Yes! It is beautiful to love!!” Patti Stanger, meanwhile, replied, “So happy for you.”
Jonathan Van NessFor his part, he commented about the Bachelorette alum’s post: “So cute honey!!”
Bachelor Nation received most of the comments for the happy couple after they made their relationship public last month. Trista Sutter, who was the OG Bachelorette, wrote that she was “so happy” for the hairstylist.
Bachelor in Paradisestar Michael Allio gushed over the bride-to-be, writing, “You deserve it!”
Us WeeklyOn Monday, it was confirmed that Dawkins (45), proposed to the couple while they were at RiSE in Las Vegas on Friday October 7.
“During the unified lantern release, Ryan proposed and she said yes!” a source exclusively told UseAt the time, it was noted that the moment had been captured by a private photographer.
The California native shared the intimate proposal via Instagram later, giving her followers a look at the moment when Dawkins got down onto one knee and lanterns flew overhead.
Only the groom-to-be told UseOn Monday, he expressed his love for the former reality star.
“Everything in my world has changed since I met her, she’s the love of my life and I wish the world knew the Clare that I know,” Dawkins said. “She is one of the strongest women I know and is truly a light. I love our relationship and [am] beyond excited about our future.”
Crawley began quietly dating Mascot Sports CEO in 2021. However, he waited until September before announcing the romance publicly.
“They met about a year ago and started out as friends,” an insider exclusively told Use shortly after Crawley posted an Instagram video of some of her and Dawkins’ relationship highlights. “She wanted to keep it private until she was ready to debut him as her new boyfriend.”
The source said that the source was informed on September 6th that the Bachelor Winter Games alum’s “close friends and family have known about it for a few months now, but it was her secret to tell.” During their short relationship, Crawley and Dawkins have “built a real solid foundation” together, the insider added.
The former Bachelor contestant’s engagement to Dawkins came one year after Crawley and ex-fiancé Dale MossThe exes called it quits. The exes were reunited in season 16 The BacheloretteThe couple got engaged in November 2020 during the series’ episode.
Crawley broke up with Moss, 34 in January 2021. However, they reconciled quickly. Crawley and Moss parted ways in September 2021.
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