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Lauren Manzo Dishes About Her Engagement, Ring & Fiancé: Reveals Big TV Wedding Is 'A Possibility'

Lauren Manzo Dishes About Her Engagement: ‘I’m Floating On Cloud Nine”

Nov. 18 2013, Published 6:57 a.m. ET

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Lauren Manzo -- the daughter of former Real Housewives of New Jersey star Caroline Manzo — is still glowing from her recent engagement to longtime boyfriend Vito Scalia.

Speaking exclusively to about her future plans, the Bravolebrity declared the proposal was "what every girl hopes for."

“It was really, really special, “ Lauren told Radar.

The 25-year old who is currently filming the family spin-off show Manzo'd With Children, dished about the “emotional” proposal, which took place on Nov. 12.

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“He came to my store, Cafface, right before closing time and handed me a bouquet of red roses," she revealed. "Then, he told me to close my eyes and when I opened them, he was down on one knee with the ring, and he asked me to marry him."

Scalia presented her with a Yanina and Co. diamond sparkler.

"Of course, I said yes! And we both cried tears of pure joy," she said.

“The ring is perfect, breathtaking. I love it,” she gushed about the bling, which includes "a radiant center stone, with a halo of pave and rose gold diamonds."

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Her family, including her brothers Albie and Chris, were right outside "cheering for us,” Lauren revealed.

“My dad was so happy, and my mom is on cloud nine already starting to plan the wedding."

Gushing about her beau, she revealed that they first met when he was her brother Al’s roommate at Fordham University.

“I knew when I first met him that I would marry him!” she said. The pair have been dating for over four years.

As for a televised wedding, Lauren isn’t ruling it out.

“There’s always that possibility, and I won’t say it’s out of the question,” she said.

One thing is certain – it will be a huge affair.

“We have so many friends and family members that there won’t be any other size but big,” she said.



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