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Bachelor Colton Underwood Has a Neil Lane Engagement Ring After All

THE BACHELOR - "Season Finale, Night Two" - America watched live on Monday night as a devastated and extremely emotional Colton finally decided what would be best for him. He put everything on the line, but what will happen to him and the remaining women? Find out on night two of the two-night, live special Season Finale event on "The Bachelor," TUESDAY, MARCH 12 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand. (ABC/John Fleenor) CASSIE, COLTON UNDERWOOD

Bachelor Colton Underwood has a ring at the ready. The season 23 lead, whose finale aired Tuesday, March 12, bucked Bachelor tradition by ending everything without the standard formulaic process of picking a ring, which is typically then followed by a breathtaking proposal.

Instead, the former football player jumped a fence, went after one of his outgoing contestants, and yes–it worked out in his favor. Underwood revealed Tuesday that he’s now happily dating one of his finalists, Cassie Randolph.

THE BACHELOR – “Season Finale, Night Two” – America watched live on Monday night as a devastated and extremely emotional Colton finally decided what would be best for him. He put everything on the line, but what will happen to him and the remaining women? Find out on night two of the two-night, live special Season Finale event on “The Bachelor,” TUESDAY, MARCH 12 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand. (ABC/John Fleenor)
CHRIS HARRISON, CASSIE, COLTON UNDERWOOD

The only downside of all this is that he wasn’t able to secure a custom ring by jeweler to the stars (and longtime franchise staple) Neil Lane. Late night host Jimmy Kimmel, noting this, joked with the couple that they were “cheated a little bit” by departing the show without a dazzling diamond ring by Lane.

Kimmel, therefore, stepped in and ended up consulting Lane for a piece. The caveat, however, was that Underwood had to propose on his show Tuesday night in order to keep the ring.

(Credit: ABC)

The ring that Lane had sent over was an emerald cut diamond featuring a double halo of pave diamonds, all set on a double pave diamond band. Despite Kimmel’s attempts to force a proposal, Underwood ultimately said it would all happen in the couple’s timing, and again, the Bachelor lucked out: The ABC host gave Underwood the ring after all.

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Esther Lee
Esther Lee
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