Twilight Star Michael Welch Is Engaged!


Twilight star Michael Welch is getting married! The actor, who played the friendly boy-next-door Michael Newton in the first three vampire romance movies, proposed to his girlfriend Samantha Maggio last night. It all went down at the Beverly Hills charity event called Thirst Gala for the Thirst Project, a youth organization working to end the global water crisis.

"Well I had a pretty good night... #ThirstGala," the actor tweeted alongside a picture of he and his new fiancé. In the picture, you can see Maggio's ring, a classic round-cut diamond on top of a solitaire yellow gold setting. Samantha, of course, retweeted the sweet picture of she and her future hubby.

There has never been a #thirstgala like this before! Congrats to Michael Welch and his fiancé!

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The Thirst Project also posted a photo of Welch popping the question on the benefit's stage with the caption: "There has never been a #thirstgala like this before! Congrats to Michael Welch and his fiancé!" You can see from the snap that Maggio, a model, looks absolutely shocked by his proposal.

Prior to the evening, Welch shared his excitement for the night on Twitter, also writing a shout out to Kristen Stewart, his former co-star who was also at the event. "Looking forward to seeing my old pal Kristen Stewart tonight at #ThirstGala. :) #TwilightReunion @thirstproject," he wrote on his Twitter.

Now that they're engaged, we can only hope for an epic Twilight reunion at the wedding. Since Welch made a shoutout to Stewart will she be at their celebration? How about her newly engaged ex boyfriend Robert Pattinson?

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