Last night TOWIE returned to our screens with the brilliant summer special, The Only Way Is Marbs. Viewers saw Essex hunk Mario Falcone romance girlfriend Lucy Mecklenburgh by taking her on a luxury boat where he proposed to the beauty.
‘Mario and Lucy’ trended on Twitter during the show last night and the couple’s co-stars tweeted messages of support following the public announcement.
Lydia Bright said, “Conclusion of Marbella @lucy_meck you are the most beautiful girl in the world and I am so happy for you & @Mario_Falcone love you both x”
Bobby Norris tweeted, “Congratulations to the lovely @mario_falcone @lucy_meck #beaut x”
Jessica Wright, who was seen getting closer to Ricky Rayment on the show last night, said, “Congratulations to my friends @lucy_meck and @Mario_Falcone on engagement lots of love x x x x”
Pals Cara and Billi both tweeted their support, with Cara saying, “Big Congratulations to @Mario_Falcone and @lucy_meck THE BEAUTIFUL COUPLE xxx!” Billi said, “Can finally say Congratulation again to my lovely friends @lucy_meck and @Mario_Falcone Love You's x”
Frankie Essex, who was seen jogging on the beach with Lauren Goodger on the show, said “@lucy_meck awwwh so happy for ya doll x”
Mario’s pal ‘Little’ Chris Drake was quick to tweet, “Would like to congratulate my best mate @Mario_Falcone and @lucy_meck on there engagement :) #suchagreatcouple #loveyouguys”
Charlie King said, “@lucy_meck massive congrats to u both - incredible x”
The happy couple both tweeted their thanks for all of the messages they had received, with Lucy tweeting, “Thank you for all the amazing congrats messages !! Me and my Fiancée (that sounds so weird) really appreciate it xxx”
Mario, who organised a custom-made diamond ring for his bride-to-be, said, “Me and my fiancé @lucy_meck (aaahh) would like to thank you all for your nice messages!!! It was nerve racking but she's worth it!! X”
He continued, “Off to bed... Thank you for all your congratulatory messages... Going to bed with a huge smile on my face! Night night xxx”
Did you tune in to The Only Way Is Marbs? Are you happy for Mario and Lucy?
The TOWIE cast soak up the sun in Marbella