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Looks like everyone from The Hills is all grown up! We've watched in wonder as Lauren Conrad, Whitney Port and other stars from the hit MTV reality show go on to find love off-screen and tie the knot in some seriously gorgeous weddings. And now we can add another former castmember to that growing list! Brody Jenner, who stole the hearts of several members of The Hills cast, is now living out his own fairytale romance — he's engaged to his longtime love, Kaitlynn Carter.
The son of Caitlyn Jenner announced his exciting engagement news via Instagram early Friday morning with a, dare we say, steamy photograph. The sweet snap shows Brody and his new fiancé basking in the tropical sun on vacation with his bikini-clad love leaning across her beach towel to kiss her husband-to-be on the cheek. "On May 4th 2016 I got engaged to my lover and best-friend," Brody, 32, captioned the adorable, jealousy-inducing pic, including all the happy marriage emojis possible. "I couldn't be more in love with this woman and I can't wait to spend the rest of my life with her."
The bride-to-be shared her own Instagram to commemorate the momentous event, sharing the same photographer as her celebrity DJ fiancé, but it just appears to be taken from a wider angle. "This trip has been memorable for many reasons," Carter captioned the photo. "Happiest girl in the world!!!
Jury's still out on whether or not that shiny sparkler showcased in the photo is her engagement ring, as it appears to be on her right hand (AKA not her ring finger) in both pics. The bling also doesn't scream "engagement ring" to us, as one BRIDES editor pointed out it appears to be almost a cameo of sorts, but, natch, we'll be on the look out for an engagement ring selfie from the bride-to-be.
Brody, who is currently on vacation in Indonesia, first began dating his now fiancé in 2014, accordingly to Us Weekly. If you'll remember, his relationship with Carter was considered "too new" for Kim Kardashian to offer her stepbrother a plus one to her ornate Italian wedding with Kanye West, resulting in him boycotting the event entirely. Brody, who was previously romantically linked to The Hills leading ladies Lauren Conrad and Kristin Cavallari as well as rockstar Avril Lavigne, has made the distance between him and his step-sisters very clear in a recent interview with Yahoo Style.
"I don't see them very often," Brody said of the Kardashian sisters. "I live out in Malibu, they live in Calabasas. To be honest, I don't even really know Kanye that well at all. I've really only met him one time," Brody said. "That's the one thing that people don't really understand is that we live two completely separate lives. And everybody ties us in together as the Kardashians and the Jenners. I mean, [Kris and Caitlyn] got a divorce, so they're not even technically my family anymore."
We can't help but wonder if the famous groom-to-be will invite his Kardashian step-sisters to his nuptials? Sounds like some family wedding planning drama to us!