People watched The Bachelor Winter Games season one with great enthusiasm as they wanted to know who would get engaged in the end. Many had put their money on Dean Unglert and Lesley Murphy, especially with previews of a possible proposal on the aftershow. So, are Dean and Lesley engaged? He did not offer Lesley an engagement ring but rather a key to his home, which she accepted! Now the couple plans to live together and travel around a bit.
Anybody who watched the reality television show The Bachelor Winter Games 2018 knew that there was terrific chemistry between two of the contestants. Lesley Murphy and Dean Unglert got along fabulously from the start and the sparks were undeniable.
As the show progressed, the couple became the center of attention. And, many viewers wondered if they would get engaged or not.
When the promos of the show’s finale were aired, viewers could see Dean on one knee, making what seemed like a proposal to Lesley to accept him as her life partner.
During the show’s finale on Thursday, February 22, 2018, speculation was rife about who would get engaged. Everybody was watching with bated breath to see if Dean would make his move.
Well, Dean did make his move! He get down on one knee with a small black box in his hand. He asked Lesley to accept what was inside.
Did Dean Propose to Lesley?
Sorry to burst your bubble, folks! The truth is that Lesley and Dean did not get engaged on the finale on February 22, 2018.
Dean did present Lesley with a little black box. But, it contained a key and not a ring!
The Key to His Home (and Heart)
People were shocked when Dean revealed that it was actually just a key to his home and not an engagement ring as everybody expected. However, Lesley didn’t seem as surprised as she should have been. It was almost as though she expected not getting a ring from Dean!
Taking It As It Comes
Lesley later told People about the surprise and said, “I had a good feeling about it. I went into this whole thing with a very open mind and had no clue what to expect. I was super excited to come out dating this one. He’s such a gem and such a catch, and we’ll see where it goes.”
They Plan to Live Together
So, it looks like Leslie will move into Dean’s home and she couldn’t seemed more thrilled with his proposal to do so! This decision might work to their advantage.
While Dean is a good boy with his own pad in Los Angeles, Lesley is a bit of a wanderer.
Bitten By the Wanderlust Bug
Lesley is a travel writer who is always on the road exploring new places and writing about them. She literally lives out of a suitcase, so moving in with Dean means that she does not have to worry about having a place of her own.
There seems to be plenty of space for Lesley in Dean’s home and heart, as well!
Excited About the Future
Now that Lesley has a place she can call home, she is busy making plans for the future, which includes a lot of traveling with Dean in tow.
Lesley joked, “I’m most excited about traveling all over the world with this one and seeing if he can keep up.”
Dean responded by saying, “We’ve got plans to travel a little bit in the next couple of weeks. It’s exciting to start this new chapter where we don’t necessarily have to hide anything.”
Finding Each Other
So, appearing in The Bachelor Winter Games worked out well for Dean and Lesley. Even though they did not get engaged as people expected, they have found a place in each other’s heart.
Now, the future is wide open for the happy couple.