Thursday, April 16, 2015

Michaella is Engaged!

This just in. Michaella Bates is engaged to Brandon Keilen! Brandon popped the question in Great Falls, Virginia, where he set up a scavenger hunt to lead Michaella to the spot where he was waiting to propose. Season two of Bringing Up Bates premieres June 4th on UP!

 Brandon pops the question

 And Michaella says yes!

 Michaella's engagement ring

The couple shows the ring to their parents

Photos courtesy of UP

186 comments:

  1. Congratulations!

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  2. That is such a gorgeous ring! Congratulations!

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  3. So happy for them! Such a sweet couple!

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  4. Her ring is beautiful!!!!

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  5. Beautiful ring for a beautiful young woman.

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  6. So very happy for you both - may God richly bless this couple!

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  7. Too cute! So happy for them. I like how they are not afraid to frontal hug - thry are secure with their boundaries and that's admirable.

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  8. Congratulations on your engagement Michaella & Brandon! I so wish "Bringing Up Bates" is on iTunes because I don't have cable so I can watch your proposal.

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  9. Beautiful ring! Congratulations. Can't wait to see the proposal on Bringing up Bates.

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  10. I'm normally not a huge fan of diamonds/engagement rings, but this is stunning! Best wishes to the couple and their families :)

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  11. Congratulations! I love your show.

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  12. Very beautiful ring. Love it! I like Michaella on the show. She seems so down to earth. Actually, I prefer the Bates over the Duggars. The Bates just seem more like everyday folks. I really like the Mom. She is always laughing.

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    1. I feel the same way. They are not as robotic as the Duggars

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    2. like this show much better.

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  13. How nice!
    They both seem very ready for this next step.
    Congratulations!

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  14. Congrats to the happy couple!

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  15. Congratulations! !!!!!!

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  16. I am soooooooooooooooooo excited for you two, Michaella and Brandon!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Congratulations Michael and Brandon and the whole rest of the Bates family!! God bless all of you!!:)

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  17. Congratulations ! we never miss the show , we enjoy it very much. can't wait to see your big day !!! your ring is gorgeous!

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  18. Oh my gosh! How exciting! That's a beautiful ring. Keep us all posted on the details please.

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  19. I love the ring, it's beautiful. Congratulations!

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  20. Such a pretty ring! So happy for you two, congratulations!!

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  21. Congratulations! Been waiting for this event!

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  22. Congratulations! I wish I could watch this show, but my cable provider doesn't have UP.

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  23. That ring is gorgeous! So happy for the engaged couple!!! What a blessing to find your soul mate!

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  24. Congratulations!! I'm so happy for you guys!!

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  25. Blessings on your engagement.....may god bless you as you begin your lives together.

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  26. Congratulations that is so exciting :)

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  27. Wow!! Congrats Michaella And Brandon You Two Will Make A Great Couple!! God Bless Emily

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  28. What a pretty little delicate ring

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  29. Yay! Finally! Congratulations

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  30. Congrats! I'm so happy for you all!

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  31. Congrats! I'm so excited for you two :)

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  32. Congratulations! I has a feeling he would propose just watching you two interact. I can hardly wait for your family's return in June.

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  33. I love your ring. It is so pretty.

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  34. Beautiful ring beautiful young lady, congratulations

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  35. So happy to see this, congratulations to Brandon and Michaela, wishing them all the best. I love the ring it's so pretty.

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  36. Congratulations!

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  37. Congts. The ring is beautiful. God Bless.

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  38. Wish we could see them on Dish TLC !

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  39. Awesome!!! Congrats!!

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  40. Awesome! Missing getting to watch yur show we don't have satellite any more.....love and prayers!

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  41. So beautiful I am jealous wish I was engaged. I just been with my man for 8 years. But yet no ring but one kid

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  42. Congratulations! Beautiful couple God bless you both :)

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  43. Congratulations to you both, can't wait to see all the wedding preparations & fun!!

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  44. I loooove her ring! So happy for them. :)
    Grace

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  45. Congratulations to the beautiful couple

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  46. Congratulations!

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  47. What fun! Beautiful ring! Congratulations. ..God bless!

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  48. It is great to hear that an older bates child is engaged.

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  49. Congrat very vrry nice ring God Bless you all.

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  50. Congrats this is amazing!!!!

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  51. Just lovely, the ring and the couple. :)

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  52. Such happy news! Congratulations Michaela and Brandon! Many blessings! :)

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  53. Congruent ions on the engagement you and the Duggars on a roll with all the weddings that have happened in the past year! Again congrats!

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  54. Congrats!
    from VA

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  55. What a beautiful ring! Love this couple and love this family!!! Thank you for sharing with us!

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  56. Sooooo Happy can't wait to see the wedding!!! Congratulations <3

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  57. Awesome!!! Lovely familty

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  58. Brandon is such a talented artist. I hope we get to see more of his art and more of their relationship.They are so good together.

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    1. I agree. Brandon is an excellent artist!! His pictures look so real.

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  59. Congratulations! :)

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  60. LOVE THE BATES FAMILY. I WANT TO SEE THEM ON A SERIES OF THEIR OWN. I HOPE AT LEAST ONE OF THE BATES MARRIES INTO THE DUGGAR FAMILY. THEY ARE TWO BEAUTIFUL CHRISTIAN FAMILIES. CONGRATS ON YOUR ENGAGEMENT YOUR RING IS LOVELY.

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    1. They do have their own series.....they're on the UP Channel.....they come back on June 4th at 10PM

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  61. Isn't that the same way Ben proposed to Jessa Duggar?

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  62. I'm so happy for you two!! May The Lord always direct your path on your new journey together!

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  63. bringing updates and 19 Kids and Counting are two of the best shows on television today

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  64. Congratulations! Can't wait to see the wedding now.

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  65. Congrats!!! Gorgeous ring. Have a blessed & jpyous life together.

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  66. Soooooo happy for Michaella!!!! Love the ring and can't wait to see the wedding!

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  67. Congratulations!!!!!!!! :-)

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  68. Congratulations to the couple. May their blessings be many!

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  69. I am so happy that they are finally engaged. I hope that it's a short engagement and that Michael gets to be a mom next year!

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  70. Guess they are OK with full on frontal hugs -- versus a side hug before marriage! Good to see!

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  71. Congratulations guys can't wait for the wedding

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  72. So happy for her(:

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  73. Praise the LORD! I'm so happy for her!

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  74. Congratulations! The ring is stunning.

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  75. That is one gorgeous ring! Congrats, Michaella and Brandon!

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  76. Yeah! I am so very happy for them both :-) Michaella is such a sweet young lady, she will be a wonderful wife and mother. Michaella reminds me of Jana/Jill Duggar.

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  77. Congrats to the New Happy Couple and GOD BLESS

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  78. Congratulations!! The ring is beautiful

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  79. so very very happy for michaella & brandon!!! i so hope they show this on tv!!

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  80. congratulations have fun LOL.

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  81. Wish i could find out What Channel,,,day and time they will be viewed....

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    1. Hi Mary,

      "Bringing Up Bates" airs on UP TV. Visit this page on the UP website to find out if your television provider carries the channel: http://up.viewerlink.tv/

      Blessings,
      Lily and Ellie

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  82. Congratulations. You guys are genuinely in love.

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  83. YAY!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :D:D:D:D I'm so excited! Congratulations and God bless! The ring is beautiful (good job, Brandon!). I'm so happy and SLIGHTLY envious ONLY because you guys have found such great men of God, but I take back my envy because I know that when the time is right God has someone for me too. :) Blessings.

    Jennifer

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    1. I like your outlook. I have to remind myself of the same thing every day!

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  84. congrats to u both,, MAY GOD BLESS YOUR AND YOUR FAMILIES AS U BECOME ONE

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  85. Congratulations :D

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  86. Gorgeous ring! Congratulations

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  87. When is their wedding going to be?

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  88. Finally! I am so happy for them. Such a great idea to do a scavenger hunt. Michaella's ring is gorgeous. Congratulations you two!!!

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  89. Beautiful couple!! Prayers for a loving future!!!

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  90. CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!! That has to be one of the most GORGEOUS engagement rings I have ever seen. So happy for Michaella! She totally deserves it! Seeing the way she behaves and respects the people around here and her siblings, I know she will be a very responsible and caring mom someday. I am so glad that she gets to experience that beautiful season of life. I know she will enjoy every moment of it, and this newer relationship that is coming!

    ~best wishes from New Jersey

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  91. Congratulations!! Your ring is gorgeous!!! : )

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  92. I have been waiting a long time for this to happen! As I'm sure she was too! June bride I'm thinking! I'm so happy for her and him! Congratulations! I think it's awesome how he wanted to wait until he had his degree(s) and a job before he proposed. He has definitely set them up for financial success.

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  93. That's a full frontal hug!! What will the Duggars think about that!!!

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  94. Yay God Bless!!!

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  95. Best wishes and Congratulations! The ring is beautiful! Great job Brandon :) God Bless!

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  96. congrats to the couple

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  97. YAY!! The ring is gorgeous. Congratulations!!

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  98. How Brandon propose was the same way that Ben did to Jessa.

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  99. The look on his face is adorable. I'm glad they're allowed to hug.

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  100. I just love this family!!! Congrats to the newly engaged couple. I recently drove through and spent the night in Rocky Top and was so disappointed that we didn't run into any of the Bates' while at the gas station or eating dinner. LOL I can hardly wait until the next season's shows start up again.

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  101. Congratulations! Beautiful couple love your show!

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  102. I wonder if he got the idea from Ben? I hope they show it on their show when it returned :-)

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  103. I HOPE YOU HAVE A WONDERFUL LIFE TOGETHER AND CONGRADS TO THE BOTH OF YOU

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  104. Congratulations young couple .big canadian fan hamilton ontario canada.

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  105. Congratulations

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  106. OH YES SO HAPPY FOR THEM MAY GOD BLESS YOU BOTH WITH YEARS OF LOVE AND HAPPINESS AND TO KEEP YOUR SERVANT HEART AND BE A BLESSING TO OTHERS...GOD BLESS

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  107. Oh my! LOVE THE RING!!

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  108. Beautiful ring, lovely couple. Congratulations!!!

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  109. I love her dress... She looks so elegant & beautifull. Her ring is superbe really. I am so heappy for them as they seemed mature enough to make the right decision in their lives. It feels also that Michaela should do more for herself than always for her parents by helping a lots in the house etc....

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  110. Congratulations

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  111. aw, congratulations. that's wonderful news!

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  112. Congratulations Michaella!

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  113. Congrats, Michaellah!!!!!!

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  114. Yes, that is a really beautiful ring! Congrats. She has waited a long time for this day.

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  115. Congratulations to them both!!! He choose a beautiful ring :)

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  116. Congratulations on getting engaged!!!

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  117. I have friends who know them and said they have been engaged for awhile. Congratulations!

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  118. So very happy for you all!

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  119. Congratulations to you bothπŸŽ†πŸ’πŸ’πŸ’’

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  120. Yay! Her ring is beautiful… Congrats!

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  121. Congrats! Very happy for you guys!

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  122. So very happy for her! Wishing God's Blessings on the happy couple.

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  123. So happy for herπŸ˜†

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  124. Aww I love the ring and they are so cute together

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  125. Congratulations to you both! May God be at the center of your lives forever and always and may He bless you abundantly!

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  126. The scavenger hunt is the same thing Ben did to Jessa on "19 kids and counting" so sweet!

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  127. Very nice to see that happy engagement day for Brandon and Michaelle! Best wishes to them!

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  128. Such a beautiful ring....Congrats!!!

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  129. I'm so so so Sooo excited for Michaela!!!
    I know she was anxiously waiting for this!!!
    She will be a glowing bride...
    And she's more than ready for the next step!!
    May God bless your marriage Michaela
    You deserve all the good things God has in store for you<3<3<3<3

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  130. Yay. Such a great looking couple. So happy for them.

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  131. godly-young-widowApril 18, 2015 at 7:29 AM

    That is SO exciting! Congrats! Looking forward to more details.

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  132. Awe I'm so happy for them!! That ring is beautiful!

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  133. Most beautiful ring I've ever seen! So happy for them!!! Congratulations Brandon and Michael!!

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  134. Congratulations Michaella! Brandon is such a wonderful young man!

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  135. Can't wait to see that episode in June!

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  136. ! I'm so happy for you. Michael is my favorite bates she seems so genuine.

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  137. I can't wait for the episode, what time is it airing? Anyhow, so happy for the precious new couple.

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  138. Beautiful ring!!! Brandon did an Awesome job picking the perfect ring for the perfect girl!!

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  139. How old is Brandon ?

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  140. May God bless and keep y’all now & during your marriage.

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  141. yay!!! So excited for y'all! you're such a cute couple:)

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  142. AHHHH!!! I'm so excited for you. I wish you many blessings. :D

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  143. That makes me want to cry! She seems like such a lovely and patient young woman who quietly waited for the right man to be brought into her life. Congratulations!

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  144. Congratulations!
    Pleased that Michael no longer has to be waiting but actively preparing for their wedding now and life ahead together. Beautiful couple.

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  145. P. S. Of course Congratulations! Michael's ring is gorgeous - and poetry for the heart.

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  146. Beautiful ring, love the infinity sign. Gorgeous down to earth girl. So beautiful inside and out, she is a lot like her mama

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  147. such exciting news!! Congratulations!! Many blessings for a long happy married life!

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  148. Congratulations Brandon and Michaela; the ring is beautiful!. Looking forward to reading about your wedding plans; May God bless you two always!. Sincerely, Christina H.

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  149. So happy for you both!! Prayers that God blesses you abudantly in this special season of planning your wedding and for the the life you will build together!! Congratulations to a lovely couple!!

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  150. What is Brandon's age again?

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  151. So very happy for this precious couple. They are made for each other! Pray God's blessing on their marriage.

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  152. I like Chad because he is a very cool guy, like he'd make a good cowboy.

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  153. So happy for them and best wishes.

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  154. Congrats Michaela & Brandon!!!!! We love you guys in Los Angeles & can hardly WAIT for the new season to start!!!!! Blessings to the Bates Family & THANK YOU for sharing your lives with us!!!! <+><

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  155. Any word on when the wedding might be?

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  156. That sounds like what Ben did, such a cute way!! Best of luck! I wish you the best!!

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  157. I'm sure Michaella is sooo happy!

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  158. Congratulations to a most wonderful couple!

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  159. Just catching up on this blog..... congratulations, Michaella and Brandon! So pleased for you! May the Lord bless your marriage and future life together! :)

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  160. Congrats to the sweet couple. I know you to will be very happy. Anxious to see on tv and the wedding. God bless yall.

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