The Bachelor star Jason Mesnick has finally popped the question to second-choice girlfriend Molly Malaney. Mesnick initially rejected Malaney on The Bachelor for ‘winner’ Melissa Rycroft, only to change his mind after the finale.


Jason Mesnick & Molly Malaney on 'The Bachelor'

Last fall, Jason Mesnick sent Molly Malaney home on the finale of The Bachelor, selecting Melissa Rycroft as his chosen mate-to-be. In the follow-up After the Final Rose special, however, Mesnick shocked Bachelor fans by announcing he had made a mistake in choosing Rycroft.

After publicly dumping Melissa Rycroft on national television, Mesnick launched a long-distance relationship with the formerly rejected Molly Malaney. Mesnick currently lives in Seattle, while Malaney resides in Milwaukee.

According to People, Mesnick proposed to Malaney while on vacation with the department store buyer in New Zealand. The couple allegedly returned to New Zealand, where Mesnick originally dissed Malaney in favor of Rycroft so he could “do what he should have done the last time he was here and ask Molly to marry him.”

The couple reportedly landed the trip to New Zealand as part of a promotion for Tourism NZ. Malaney was allegedly thrilled over the proposal and accepted immediately.

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