Former 'Bachelor' Star Shawntel Newton Is Engaged!

Shawntel Newton, who vyed for Brad Womack's heart on The Bachelor in 2011, is engaged.

Shawntel Newton, who vyed for Brad Womack's heart on The Bachelor in 2011, is engaged.

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She may not have won Brad Womack's heart, but she's found love with someone new!

Former Bachelor star Shawntel Newton, who was on the 15th season in 2011, has announced she's engaged.

"I said YES! We are engaged!! I feel like the luckiest girl in the world!! #Love #Happiestgirlintheworld," she tweeted early today.

"We are excited to get married!" she added. "Let the planning begin :)"

So who is her lucky guy? His name is Paola Poidmore and he's a Sacramento-based orthodontist.

"I am very lucky," he tweeted shortly after the news. "She's beautiful, funny, easy going, smart, and most importantly she loves Jesus!"

And even close pals like Emily Maynard, who co-starred and won on the same Bachelor season, are sending their well wishes.

"Congratulations @Shawntel_Newton!" Emily tweeted. "You're going to be the most beautiful bride! I couldn't be happier for you xox"

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