29/09/2016 18:03 BST | Updated 29/09/2016 18:06 BST

'Big Brother' Contestants Ryan Ruckledge And Hughie Maughan Announce Engagement

And they said it wouldn't last...

They were one of Big Brother’s more unlikely couples, but Ryan Ruckledge and Hughie Maughan have proved their relationship was more than a showmance by getting engaged. 

The former housemates have announced they are getting married, following a whirlwind few months together. 

Ryan Ruckledge and Hughie Maughan have announced their engagement

The pair, who met on the Channel 5 reality show in June, revealed their big news with messages on their Twitter accounts. 

Ryan, who previously appeared on ‘The X Factor’ in 2015, wrote: 

Irish traveller Hughie added: 

Ryan and Hughie quickly formed a bond on ‘Big Brother’ when they were both selected to become ‘Others’, living together in the ‘Other House’. 

After days of flirting, the pair eventually shared a kiss, and were a fully-fledged couple by the time Ryan was evicted in week six of the series. 

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The pair met on the most recent series of 'Big Brother'

Hughie finished runner-up to eventual winner Jason Burrill, despite being the bookies’ favourite to be crowned champion. 

During their time in the house, Ryan and Hughie found themselves at the centre of a row with housemate Andy West, when they claimed they’d gotten engaged, much like Andy had with his own boyfriend

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