The Bates family is growing up! Trace Bates Engaged to girlfriend Lydia Romek, Our weekly Confirms exclusively.
The 25-year-old reality star asked the question March 21 on the roof of the Embassy Suite Hotel in Knoxville, Tennessee. UPTV personality and Lydia, 24, was surrounded by two flower towers and a romantic candle as Tres descended on one knee.
“It’s hard to describe the emotion you feel when you ask your dream girl to marry you,” said the boy. Kelly And Gil Bates Mentioned in an exclusive statement Us. “All I know is that Lydia is my best friend, and she’s the most positive thing in my life. It’s hard to imagine a day without seeing him or talking to him. I knew I wanted to keep her by my side forever, but where and how and planning all the details of the engagement was a chore!
Continue tracing: “I wanted the time and setting to be a huge surprise, so I was grateful for my sister’s help. Josie [Bates] And her friend Chloe, it’s hard to believe we’re finally engaged and planning a wedding! “
Josie, 22, and their friend the happy couple decorated a white bouquet on the roof for the big day. Lydia, for her part, said Us By that he offered “complete shock”.
“I thought Trace was helping her brother Lawson renovate her newly purchased home in Nashville,” the bride-to-be recalls. “He even texted me a picture of him working at home, which I later learned was taken earlier for the occasion. He ‘hired’ our friend Chloe to do a photoshoot on the roof, so I thought I’d go to work. “
The roof doors were covered with a black curtain, but Lydia said she “didn’t even notice” this attempt to hide the surprise. “When I opened the door, Trace was standing in front of this nicely decorated backdrop behind his suit and I think I was standing there stunned for a few minutes,” she said. “Our song was playing on the hotel speaker, and Trace got down on one knee to offer.”
Lydia said Us“I don’t think I’ve ever praised him more or been more eloquent! She went through so many hoops and planned so hard to make this day perfect for me, and I feel blessed to be ready to marry someone who loves me so much. I am happy! ”
The newlyweds started dating in August 2021, confirming their romance via Instagram that December. “I’m glad to call you that,” Trace wrote at the time.
A few weeks before marking the milestone of their relationship, Lydia shared some sweet pictures with her boyfriend, via Instagram on March 7, “I love you more every day ️.” The official Bates family account replied, “You’re all pretty!.”
Date before trace If you don’t want toConfirmed the start of their friendship in September 2019. However, the two left each other by next February.
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