BIP’s Alisha and Glenn’s engagement buzz

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Since they found love on Bachelor in Paradise, Alisha Aitken-Radburn and Glenn Smith have been the epitome of couple goals. We’d be lying if we said we weren’t waiting for an engagement announcement, however, it seems we’re not alone.

WATCH BELOW: Bachelor in Paradise’s Alisha and Glenn share video montage as they go public with their relationship

Fellow Bachie stars Locky Gilbert and Irena Srbinovska, who are also based in Perth and have made it clear they want to get married, sent a rather interesting Christmas card to the couple this year that hinted Alisha and Glenn could be making it official in 2021.

Posting to her Instagram Stories, Alisha, 28, shared a photo of Locky and Irena’s Christmas card that featured a very telling message.

“Dear Glenn and Alisha, wishing you both a very Merry Christmas + we hope that the new year brings some exciting new adventures + memories…maybe even an engagement. Love Locky and Irena xox,” the card read.

The engagement mention certainly caught Alisha’s attention who underlined the message and wrote “Hmm” along with a crying with laughter emoji.

Sounds like Locky and Irena are keen… (Credit: Instagram)

In an exclusive chat with Who shortly after the 2020 Bachelor finale, Alisha said she was “so excited” for Irena and Locky and remarked that taking downtime after a reality TV romance plays out on screen is “the perfect thing”.

“Me and Glenn were lucky – though it got a bit frustrating at times – that we had to hide our relationship for so long and the show was delayed another three or four months,” she said, referring to the many months between Bachelor in Paradise being filmed and going to air.

“We very much lived life without the public gaze on us so we’ve always had a touch-point when things are pretty hectic and everyone wants to chuck their two cents into your relationship.”

Like Alisha and Glenn, Bachie couple Locky and Irena are also based in Perth. (Credit: Instagram)

NSW native Alisha made the bold decision to pack up her life and move to Glenn’s hometown of Perth when state borders first closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. 

“It definitely wasn’t in the plan,” Glenn admitted to Who after the BIP finale aired.

“We’d talked about it and we were going to do long-distance in 2020 because I have my business in Perth and Alisha was doing things in Sydney but it really became crunch-time when corona happened and the borders were shutting. We just made the decision for Alisha to come over to Perth three days before the WA borders shut for good.”

Alisha added: “I packed two suitcases and I reckon those two suitcases of clothes got me through two or three months. I was still paying rent in Sydney and my girlfriend packed my car full of pretty much the rest of our unit and helped me get it shipped over and it arrived maybe a month ago. I’m a full Western Australian now!”

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Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Alisha made the move to Perth to be with Glenn. (Credit: Instagram)

In November, Alisha and Glenn celebrated a year since they declared their love for one another in Fiji and officially became boyfriend and girlfriend.

They’re not the only success story from BIP season three though – Mary Viturino and Conor Canning are not only still together and living in Tasmania but are also expecting a baby girl in 2021.

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