History was made on Bachelor in Paradise on Tuesday night.
Once again, we should say.
Several weeks after Demi Burnett told the world that she was a bisexual who was also romantically involed with a woman named Kristian Haggerty... who then became the first-ever non-contestant to be featured on multiple Bachelor in Paradise episodes...
... these two women went ahead and got engaged on the Season 6 finale!
Viewers got to witness Burnett getting down on one knee (below) and popping life's biggest question to her soulmate, presenting her in the moment with a Neil Lane diamond ring after telling her girlfriend:
I found myself in you.
"I know that this has been really hard. I've put you through struggles and you were always there for me regardless of how much I didn't deserve it at the time," said Burnett while proposing during the pre-taped portion of Tuesday's season finale, adding:
"I never knew that someone could be that patient.
"There were a lot of things that came between us, mostly myself and my own struggles. Like you said, I came here to find myself. But I found myself in you."
Shouldn't Demi also get a ring,t hough?
“We’re working on it,” she said after Kristian brought this point up.
Fast forward to the reunion special... Kristian proposed right back, giving Demi her very own ring!
Demi, who competed for Colton Underwood’s heart on season 23 of The Bachelor, initially pursued a relationship with Derek Peth when she first hit the beach in Mexico.
During the August 13 episode, though, she confessed that she still had feelings for Kristian, who she was seeing before she joined the cast of the ABC dating spinoff.
They are now the first same-sex couple to get engaged on thie franchise.
"I know it’s a big deal that it was the first same-sex [engagement] on this franchise in the U.S., but we weren’t thinking of the significance of that at the time," said Burnett when speaking to The Hollywood Reporter after the reunion taping.
"It was just about us loving each other and that’s really what the focus was."
Burnett and Haggerty weren't the only Season 6 stars to get engaged on the finale.
Chris Bukowski and Katie Morton, along with Hannah Godwin and Dylan Barbour, also agreed to marry at some point.
Burnett, meanwhile, is now living in Los Angeles near Haggerty and is open to the idea of filming their forthcoming nuptials for television.
"I don’t want to carry the torch and say how [the franchise] should handle all of this representation and what not," Burnett told THR about the impact her story can have on the franchise, concluding:
"I think that with time it’s just going to be normalized and just going to be people loving each other, whatever way that comes."
Congrats to Demi and Kristian!