August 8, 2022

KEY POINTS

  • Bekah Martinez received engaged to her boyfriend three years after rejecting his first proposal
  • She revealed in a TikTok video that she was not able to get married earlier than
  • Martinez and Grayston Leonard have already got two kids collectively

“The Bachelor” star Bekah Martinez proved that real love is well worth the wait, for she is now engaged to longtime boyfriend Grayston Leonard.

Three years after rejecting the 33-year-old fitness center proprietor’s first proposal, Martinez, 27, posted on Instagram a collection of beautiful pictures cuddling together with her now-fiancée and exhibiting off a heart-shaped diamond ring, with the caption “YES.”

The publish instantly acquired supportive feedback and congratulations from followers. “The Bachelor” alums Kendall Lengthy, from Season 22, and Maurissa Gunn, from Season 24, additionally prolonged their finest needs to the couple. 

“Love, I’m so completely completely satisfied for you two love babes!!!” Lengthy, 30, commented. Whereas Gunn, 26, stated, “congratulations,” with coronary heart emojis.

It was adopted by one other publish that confirmed an image of them kissing and pictures of the response of their two kids. Martinez additionally teased that she can be revealing how he proposed “quickly.”

“I can lastly cease calling this man my boyfriend!!!!! I’ll inform ya’ll how he proposed quickly, so keep tuned,” she wrote.

Earlier than the announcement, the “Chatty Broads” podcast co-host shared a video on TikTok that stated, “Questioning how my boyfriend’s going to suggest. Remembering he already proposed to me three years in the past and I stated no, however nonetheless took pics.”

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It instantly acquired a request from one TikTok person for a “story time.” Martinez then revealed in a three-minute video response that she and Leonard had an surprising being pregnant again in 2018, which was very troublesome to deal with.

“My boyfriend [Leonard} and I got pregnant only three months into dating in 2018. So, we barely knew each other. The whole pregnancy was really difficult and really not fun, we were both really pissed at each other for a number of reasons,” Martinez said.

She found the proposal “sweet” but wasn’t anywhere near ready since there was “a lot to sort through” and the relationship wasn’t in “the best place.”

“I wanted it to be something special, that was the commitment that we both felt like we wanted to make to each other just between the two of us. Not having anything to do with our kids,” she further explained.

At the end of the video, she revealed that she was ready to get married and she could “foresee” the proposal happening soon.

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Almost a month later, she and Leonard got engaged.

Martinez and Leonard share two children, daughter Ruth Ray, 3, and son Franklin James, 2.

LOS ANGELES, CA – FEBRUARY 12: Bekah Martinez is seen at ‘Jimmy Kimmel Dwell’ on February 12, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. Picture: RB/Bauer-Griffin/GC Photos

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