‘Big Brother 16’: Fan favorite Donny Thompson, girlfriend Kristine Bartley engaged

Donny -Mrs. Carter: It took little time at all for Donny Thompson to make the next move in his personal life.

On “Big Brother 16,” there were about a million different reasons that the public seemed to like the guy, from the beard to his southern charm to his devotion to his girlfriend Kristine Bartley. When she sent him a letter after his co-Head of Household win, it made for one of the surprisingly-saucy moments that we had a chance to see on TV.

Now, we’ve learned that Donny has decided to (at least metaphorically) put a ring on it. At about 19 minutes into the interview below with the Breaking News Journal, Donny lets it be known that he and his girlfriend are now engaged. Congratulations to both of them! Obviously, being locked up in a house away from Kristine was enough for Donny to realize how much he wanted to be with her the rest of his life.

Kristine also got a little bit of airtime this summer, as she was a part of Donny’s hometown family visit in North Carolina. Jeff Schroeder traveled down there and spoke with all of the colorful characters in Donny’s life, including the parents who did not even see that interested in watching the show.

After the “Big Brother” finale aired on Wednesday, Donny filmed a guest appearance on “The Bold and the Beautiful” with Zach Rance, Nicole Franzel, and many other memorable houseguests from past and present seasons. He’s also a favorite to come back for an All-Star season at some point in the future.

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