Ryan Thomas proposed to Lucy Mecklenburgh during romantic holiday in Italy

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  • Ryan Thomas popped the question to Lucy Mecklenburgh, while the gorgeous pair were holidaying in Italy this weekend.

    Posting several pictures to their Instagram accounts, the gorgeous couple revealed their engagement while dining in a private area in their five star hotel, Villa Treville Positano, in Italy.

    The former Celebrity Big Brother  star shared a picture of fitness guru Lucy and himself leaning in for a romantic kiss, with Lucy’s new sparkling yellow diamond engagement ring on show.

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    Welcome to the family @lucymeck1 💍❤️

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    Ryan had planned the special moment, and the pair were surrounded by fire lanterns and candles, looking out over the coast.

    He posted alongside the cute series of photos: ‘Welcome to the family @lucymeck1 💍❤️.’

    The former Towie star also took to Instagram to share the exciting news with her friends and 1.4million followers.

    She posted alongside an intimate snap of her and Ryan the caption: ‘I said YES 💍❤️ @ryanthomas84.’

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    I said YES 💍❤️ @ryanthomas84

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    Friends and fans were quick to congratulate the happy couple on their engagement.

    Towie star Chloe Lewis said: ‘Ohhh Luc congratulations !!!!!!! So happy for you ♥️’.

    Lydia Bright said: ‘Wohoooooooooooooooooo love you so much ❤️❤️.’

    Lucy also took to her Instagram stories to thank her followers for their messages: ‘I feel like I’m in a fairy tale. Thank you sooo soooo much for all your lovely messages.’

    The gorgeous couple met while the pair starred in the Channel 4 TV show Survival Of The Fittest in 2017. The pair have been dating for two-years.

    Just last year, the couple revealed they would like to take the next step in their relationship.

    Speaking to OK! Magazine in 2018, Ryan said: ‘She’s always dropping hints about what she wants to happen. I think Lucy wants me to propose next year!’

    Ryan shares a daughter 10-year-old Scarlett with ex-girlfriend and former Coronation Street star Tina O’Brien.

    Lucy previously was in a long-term relationship with Louis Smith. The pair separated in February 2016.

    Congratulations to the happy couple!