Gemma Collins has announced that she’s engaged to long-term partner Rami Hawash.
The Only Way Is Essex star has agreed to marry Rami while holidaying in The Maldives on a luxury resort.
Rami went all out for the special moment with a candlelit dinner on the beach, where the sand was covered in thousands of rose petals. Valentine’s Day came early for Gemma!
After saying yes, Gemma, 43, confirmed the happy news with a simple: ‘Get ya hats ready. This is it.’
A source shared details of the magical moment, and it involved a mango dessert and four illuminated words.
‘She didn’t know what was happening until a huge platter of cakes came out and as Gemma started eating her mango dessert, Rami surprised her and said, “look at that”,’ they told The Sun.
‘He had lit up, “Will You Marry Me?” on the sand.’
The ring was presented to Gemma in a shell to match the location, and she ‘couldn’t have wished for anything more’.
‘She is absolutely thrilled and she can’t believe it is finally happening,’ they added.
The pair have been on a long journey together after meeting in 2011.
They first laid eyes on each other in a local Essex pub, but it wasn’t until two years later that they began dating.
Rami soon joined Gemma on the reality show that made her famous and viewers got a glimpse of the new relationship. However, in 2014 they went their separate ways.
What’s meant to be won’t pass you by, and that was certainly the case for Rami and Gemma who got back in touch six years later. They’ve been together ever since and have now cemented their love with an engagement.
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