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Jenny McCarthy announces engagement to Donnie Wahlberg on The View

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On the April 16th episode of The View Jenny McCarthy surprised everyone with the exciting news of her recent engagement. McCarthy flashed her huge yellow sapphire and diamond ring as she hopped around the table shouting for joy.

McCarthy began to share the story of her quest to find love for her father and shared the happy news that he in fact found love with one of the women she chose for him. Then she began to share her father’s excitement for her because “I’m engaged”, she announced.

Naturally the audience erupted in applause due to their excitement. No one knew about the news since McCarthy kept her left hand strategically placed under the table until her big announcement and reveal.

McCarthy shared details about the sequence of events leading up to the big moment. McCarthy shared how her son Evan came into the room with a sequence of cards containing one word messages on them, starting with “will” and ending with “marry”. Wahlberg then walked in the room with the last letter “me” on his t-shirt. McCarthy’s son Evan also shared his excitement as he claimed, “I have another daddy” McCarthy gushed.

After McCarthy shared her story her new fiancé surprised her on the set of The View with a kiss and embrace. The other members on The View panel also shared in her excitement as they were equally as surprised as the viewers. Producer Bill Getty even shed a few tears.

Since Wahlberg just wrapped up the 4th season of his series ‘Blue Bloods’ and McCarthy has been a member of The View since fall of 2013. The couple now have spare time to plan their summer nuptials.

McCarthy and Wahlberg have yet to set an official wedding date however McCarthy was hinting the nuptials may take place sometime in August of this year. The couple has been dating since 2013 and both have children from previous relationships.


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