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The Happiest Idol On Earth: Lee DeWyze Gets Engaged At Disney World

Lyndsey Parker
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Season 9 "American Idol" winner Lee DeWyze hasn't had the greatest luck lately--his album Live It Up failed to ignite the charts, then Nigel Lythgoe rudely snubbed him and didn't invite him to perform at this year's "Idol" finale. A Nigel/Lee Twitter feud ensued.

But don't feel too sorry for the guy. Lee is apparently quite lucky in love, since it was announced in People today that he just got engaged to his gorgeous girlfriend, Jonna Walsh. And he never would have met her if he had not won "Idol."

Lee first met Jonna, an actress and model, eight months ago on the set of his "Sweet Serendipity" music video, in which she played his love interest. ("We were casting and I saw her and said, 'Let's go with her.' I thought she was cute," Lee tells People.) Soon life was imitating art, as the two went to a Lakers game on their first date and then became a couple offscreen.

Lee recently popped the question to Jonna, a "Disney freak" (see photo above), on a private yacht at Disney World in Orlando. Apparently they also attended the American Idol Experience at the park, as evidenced by the photo at right tweeted by Jonna, and this video.

Lee and Jonna's wedding is scheduled to take place in fall 2012. My guess is Nigel Lythgoe won't be invited. Regardless, congrats to the happy couple! 

[top photo courtesy of Disney]

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