Jess Shears and Dom Lever announce they are ENGAGED…
They fell for each other in the Love Island villa earlier this summer… and after three months together, Jess Shears and Dom Lever have got engaged.
The couple have proved naysayers that they are the real deal after the 26-year-old hunk got down on one knee and popped the question to his girlfriend, 23, at the beginning of the month in an apartment in London.
It has emerged, however, that the very next night was the TV Choice Awards – at which Jess made headlines for her VERY flirty behaviour with ex-fling ‘Muggy’ Mike Thalassitis.
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Jess Shears and Dom Lever announce they are ENGAGED… as it emerges the couple were betrothed 24 hours before THAT very flirty night with Muggy Mike
Speaking to OK! magazine, Jess said: ‘It happened the night before the TV Choice Awards. We were staying in a lovely apartment in London. Dom filled it with flowers and had got us a bottle of champagne.
‘I was grinning like a Cheshire Cat when Dom got down on one knee – he said afterwards that he had never seen me smile like that!’
Dom was initially planning to propose abroad but realised there was no time to book a holiday due to their work commitments.
While the lovebirds made the romantic vow to one another, the brunette bombshell then put on a flirty display with Mike at the awards just 24 hours later.
TV hunk Mike grappled with her ample assets in her Kim Kardashian-copy latex dress during the later hours of the evening.
Showing off his cheeky side! TV hunk Mike grappled with Jess’ ample assets in her Kim Kardashian-copy latex dress during the later hours of the evening
‘We will try for a baby straight away’: Jess Shears and Dom Lever announce they are ENGAGED and plan to marry as soon as possible… just THREE months after meeting on Love Island
The rumoured former flames have vehemently denied having sex in a hotel behind Dom’s back after Jess left the villa ahead of her beau.
Evidently Dom was desperate to get engaged asap.
He explained: ‘If I’d waited I don’t know when it would have had time to do it because we’re so busy at the moment. It felt like the right time.’
And, although their engagement is still very fresh, the pair are keen to get hitched as soon as possible and are hoping that they can arrange a wedding for next summer.
Rumoured romance: The brunette bombshell put on a flirty display with ‘Muggy’ Mike Thalassitis in the same night
Smitten! Besotted Jess told reporters it is only a matter of time before she has children with her lover Dom as they both ‘really want kids’
‘We’re thinking next summer,’ Jess said. ‘I’ve been thinking about my wedding day since I was a little girl so I’ve got loads of ideas. We’d like to do it abroad, either in the south of France or somewhere in Greece like Santorini.
‘We don’t want a big wedding, I only want our close friends and family there because, to me, that is what your wedding day is about.’
Jess added: ‘We’re desperate for kids. I don’t think we’ll wait too long after we get married to start trying.’
Dom revealed the smitten couple are determined to have kids before he reaches his 30th birthday – and the sooner the better
Talking about their plans to start a family, he added: ‘We are planning to have kids ASAP. Honestly I just want them now, I’m game’
Dom revealed the smitten couple are determined to have kids before he reaches his 30th birthday – and the sooner the better.
Talking about their plans to start a family, he added: ‘We are planning to have kids ASAP. Honestly I just want them now, I’m game.’
After the event, she shared on Twitter: ‘Had so much fun at the TV Choice awards!!! Deffo drunk too much – cue leaving shoes in the venue and leaving in front of paps bare foot.’
Busy: Dom was initially planning to propose abroad but realized there was no time to book a holiday due to their work commitments