Denise Van Outen will soon be tying the knot with stage star boyfriend Lee Mead, according to reports. The 27-year-old winner of BBC1’s
Any Dream Will Do talent
, which Denise judged, asked her to marry him last week. Soon after the couple took off for a Caribbean holiday.
The couple met on the reality show, which Lee won, landing the lead role in musical Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. “Denise and Lee are so happy,” The Sun quoted a pal of the couple as saying. Lee proposed Denise in the traditional fashion of going down on one knee and then took her to St Lucia.
“Of course Denise said ‘yes’ straight away! Lee bought a ring that Denise says is beautiful,” said the pal. According to friends, the couple are planning to exchange the vows later this year.
They have just moved into a pile in Kent and plan to spend more time together as Lee finished his Joseph stint this month. The pair began dating weeks after Lee won in June 2007.