And it was a double celebration as Katie and Carl decided to get married at the same time as two of their friends.
Uploading the video to Instagram, Katie said, “Omg @carljwoods just proposed to me, I said yes at the same time @paulisthejoker proposed to @lorscal_phibrows and she said yes. “
Grainy images showed the quartet gathered in a large, impossibly dark bar.
As the music played over their heads, the group laughed and clapped before pretending they had just got engaged.
A man, who may have been Carl, said, “Hey! Paul, what happened? before turning to Katie to ask, “What happened baby?”
A voice, Katie or her friend Lori Callow, responded enthusiastically, “He just proposed to me. “
Carl then suggests, “What did Paul come up with, and then … Did we both come up with?”
A voice that looks like Katie then screams: “I love it!”
She then asked, “What did you ask me, baby?” With Carl saying, “Will you marry me?” And Katie shouting, “And I said yes!”
Carl then addresses his friend and actor Paul Smith: “What did you ask him, mate?”
Paul then said of Lori, “I asked her if she wanted to marry me, and she said yes.
The group then all applauded.
The announcement sent shockwaves of confusion and disbelief among fans, with many wondering, “Is this a joke? In the comments section of Katie’s post.
While many others were quick to congratulate the former model, with one writing: “Congratulations Katie. Hope you find pure happiness with it. “
This would be marriage number four for Katie after her marriage to Peter Andre in 2005 which ended in 2009.
Her second marriage, to MMA fighter and actor Alex Reid, lasted from 2010 to 2011.
While his last marriage to love, Kieran Hayler moved away between 2013 and 2020.
Katie has five children – with her son Junior, 15, and daughter Princess, 13, marry Peter, son Jett, six, and daughter Bunny, five, from her marriage to Kieran, while that his eldest son Harvey, 18, came from a past love affair with footballer Dwight Yorke.
Katie and Carl have been said to have been friends for some time, but didn’t start dating until June after being put up by a friend.
Carl was a competitor on Love Island in 2016 and works as a car dealership.
Katie gushed on the Essex-based track while on vacation in Turkey.
In an Instagram post on Saturday, she said: “ [Carl] eventually taught me that I don’t need to be insecure or attract the attention of other guys.
“My guard is finally down, he has my trust and I trust him … A pure gentleman from start to finish, I totally adore him.” ”
She later announced that she had changed her phone number, urged all men other than Carl to avoid contacting her and said, “Respect that @Carljwoods has all my energy, my time, my love and my soul. forever and I will not respond to any form of contacting again. ”