celebrity headlines

Winners and Losers star Mel Vallejo: I'm engaged!

Tuesday, May 31, 2011
<i>Winners and Losers</i> star Mel Vallejo: I'm a winner in love
"It's funny, because when people say to us, 'How long have you two been together?' and I say, ‘Two years,’ it doesn’t sound like long. But from very early on, we recognised there was something more."

In a Woman’s Day exclusive, the gorgeous television star tells Clare Rigden she can’t wait to walk down the aisle with her fiancé, Matt Kingston.

It has been an enormous year for Winners & Losers star Melanie Vallejo. A hit series, a move from Sydney to Melbourne to work on it, an engagement, and soon, the best of all – her wedding.

No wonder her head is spinning! “To say it’s been big is an understatement,” says Mel, 31, laughing at what has taken place. “It’s been a huge year and things are really great. But, yeah, sometimes it’s weird when I stop and actually think about it all.”

That’s not something Mel, who plays Sophie Wong on the hit Seven Network drama, has had a lot of time to do lately. Currently on a production break, she’s well and truly preoccupied – organising her wedding to her fiancé of a year, New Zealand-born advertising planner Matt Kingston.

“We’ve been together about two years, so it’s not a huge amount of time,” she says, looking over at Matt, seated beside her on the couch. “It’s funny, because when people say to us, ‘How long have you two been together?’ and I say, ‘Two years,’ it doesn’t sound like long. But from very early on, we recognised there was something more.”

By May last year, Matt, 29, knew it was time to think about making things official. He had it all planned – a romantic weekend in Melbourne, dinner and champagne, and then the big question. However, proposing to Mel was never going to be easy. First of all, he had to persuade her he wasn’t just having a laugh!




Related video: Celebrity engagements

Rate this Poor x x x x x Great
Current user rating by 1 users: x x x x x
comments powered by Disqus

VIDEOS

PHOTOS

ARTICLES

Today's top 5

Orlando Bloom and Erica Packer spotted holidaying together You might have heard about James Packer and Miranda Kerr's romance but did you know that their exes Orlando Bloom and Erica Packer were getting cosy? Toni McHugh: 'My future with Gerard included his children' The mistress of convicted wife-killer Gerard Baden-Clay believed she would eventually build a life with him and his three young daughters. Jennifer Garner - pregnant again? Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck are thought to be expecting a fourth child after Jen was spotted sporting a large bump. SPOILER: George Mason to join Home And Away cast Meet super spunky George Mason, who is set to join the cast of Home And Away. John Travolta’s rumoured secret life to be exposed? John Travolta's alleged secret gay past is set to be exposed in court by the man who claims they were in a six year relationship together.

HOT TOPICS

in the mag(1995)/ celebrity(604)/ food coach(143)/ expert recipe tips(140)/ royals(136)/ expert pet advice(135)/ national treasures(100)/ pet tips(87)/ prince william(77)/ angelina jolie(75)/