Great British Bake Off contestant Dave Friday has proposed to his girlfriend Stacey Valentine throughout spin off present Further Slice.
The star, 31, who completed the newest season as a runner up, and his associate welcomed their first child son, Ronnie, earlier this yr.
Followers had been delighted by the general public gesture, with many taking to Twitter to declare it was very ‘romantic’ and that they’d ‘cried’ when Dave popped the query.
Congratulations! Dave Friday proposed to his girlfriend Stacey Valentine throughout Friday’s The Nice British Bake Off: An Further Slice
Dave was helped out by present host Jo Model to kick begin the proposal, with the baker then turning to Stacey as she sat within the viewers.
He stated: ‘So this has been a really memorable yr. Clearly the beginning of our child boy Ronnie, being chosen to be on the Bake Off.
‘I wished to start out the following chapter of our lives collectively… So Stacey Lynne Valentine, I really like you from the underside of my coronary heart. Will you marry me?’
After Stacey declared her reply was a sure, the blissful couple had been showered with confetti and an applause might be heard within the studio.
So romantic: Stacey regarded shocked after Dave, who was a runner up within the 2020 season of GBBO, dropped to at least one knee and popped the query
Dozens of Bake Off followers quickly took to Twitter to share their congratulations with the couple and say that they discovered the proposal emotional.
One individual wrote: ‘How candy was that second! Congratulations Dave and Stacey’
Whereas one other shared the sentiment and penned: ‘I’ll always remember about this. How romantic!’
And dozens of different followers stated the proposal had moved them to tears, with one individual penning: ‘Made me cry, so candy. GBBO continues to heal 2020.’
Response: Dozens of followers gushed in regards to the ‘romantic’ proposal, with many saying they cried
Dave got here very near profitable the newest season of GBBO on Tuesday, nonetheless misplaced out on the closing stage to Peter Sawkins.
And regardless of lacking out on the champion title by tiny particulars, runner-ups Dave and Laura Adlington had been nothing however supportive in the direction of Peter’s win.
Dave stated: ‘I gave Peter a superb run for his cash, however he actually deserves it. I am not dissatisfied in any respect, if somebody informed me from the start that I would be a runner-up, I would take that each one day lengthy.’
Decide Paul Hollywood additionally commented on how shut the ultimate was, when he stated: ‘How shut was it with Dave and Peter? It got here right down to little bits just like the crisp on a choux bun, it got here right down to flakes on a tough puff pastry, it was truthfully that shut.’
Pretty second: Host Jo Model helped Dave kick off the proposal by asking if he had one thing to say to Stacey
Mother and father: Dave and Stacey lately welcomed their first little one collectively, child boy Ronnie
Finalists: Peter Sawkins went up towards Laura Adlington and Dave Friday within the tent to be topped the winner of GBBO 2020
It comes after decide Prue Leith, 80, debuted a brilliant blue coiffure in a bunch picture for the present forward of the Christmas particular.
Prue gave the impression to be in nice spirits as she beamed a smile within the Christmassy picture whereas donning a festive jumper and crimson glasses.
She stood subsequent to Matt Lucas, who wore a enjoyable Santa hat, and Paul Hollywood, who went for a extra demure festive vibe in a crimson checked shirt.
Prue’s hair appeared to have been dyed blue, along with her sticking along with her brief reduce locks and facet parting regardless of the massive change in color.
Joyful couple: Confetti showered the couple as Dave dropped to at least one knee and proposed
All smiles: Dave couldn’t comprise his happiness as Stacey embraced him in the course of the present
Additionally seen within the snap was comic Tom Allen, the host of Bake Off: The Professionals, who has stepped in to interchange Noel Fielding for the Christmas particular.
Noel needed to miss out on filming the particular as he was on paternity go away on the time after welcoming his second little one, reviews the Radio Times.
The Mighty Boosh star and his girlfriend Lliana Fowl confirmed they’d welcomed daughter Iggy in October. They’re additionally dad and mom to two-year-old Dali.
Throughout the upcoming present Paul, Prue and Matt shall be joined by previous bakers from earlier seasons all hoping to be topped Christmas Star Baker.
Earlier this week Peter Sawkins grew to become the youngest ever winner of the Great British Bake Off after the 2020 closing aired on Tuesday evening.
New look: It comes after Bake Off’s Prue Leith revealed her brilliant blue hair in a brand new promo snap for the baking present’s Christmas particular which can see previous contestants return to the tent
Regardless of the spectacular win, the 20-year-old stated he is not getting carried away by his newfound culinary fame.
The scholar – who research finance at Edinburgh College – has insisted he’ll end his diploma earlier than taking over any Bake Off associated presents.
‘I’m finding out at Edinburgh College, and it is my third yr in a four-year diploma,’ he stated, as reviews The Mirror. ‘I am trying ahead to baking a couple of issues at a relaxed tempo for family and friends who will not be scrutinising fairly as carefully because the judges.
‘I do not know what’s going to come out of this however I hope there are a couple of enjoyable alternatives that I can take up!’
Of his expertise on the much-loved present, Peter stated: ‘I am unable to advocate doing it sufficient. You get to fulfill enthusiastic, energetic and passionate folks that each one love a shared widespread curiosity!’
Winner! GBBO 2020 champion Peter grew to become the youngest ever winner after his victory was introduced on Tuesday