Lauren Manzo, of Real Housewives of New Jersey fame, is engaged to longtime boyfriend Vito Scalia! The 25-year-old daughter of former RHONJ cast mate Caroline Manzo told Us Weekly of her November 12 engagement, “I’m so incredibly happy!! I'm in shock. I'm so excited to spend the rest of my life with my best friend. Well he was my brothers' best friend first, but I stole him!"
Aww! Apparently Vito is pretty excited about it too, since he told the mag, “She said yes!!”
Lauren’s brother Chris took to Instagram to congratulate the happy couple, saying, “Not a joke this time! Congrats Lauren and Vito, I love you both.”
Last year she joked to fans on Twitter that she was engaged to make a point that the tabloids just make stuff up about her and report anything.
Mama Manzo showed her pride by sharing a photo of her daughter and future son-in-law on her site, saying, “My baby is engaged!!!”
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No word on if the wedding will be televised as a special or part of the in-the-works spinoff reality show based on the family, Manzo’d With Children, but Caroline did mention over the summer during a pre-engagement interview, "There are a lot of things I keep to myself because it's important to maintain that sense of family outside of the show. It's ultimately Lauren and Vito's decision, but to not show that is kind of not fair. You'd probably see just a little of it to get a flavor of it. I think the fans deserve that."
Congrats to Lauren and Vito!
Do you hope they broadcast at least part of the wedding?
Image via Chris Manzo/Instagram