Couple announced engagement on Twitter in January

Flavia Cacace couldn’t stop herself from laughing when Jimi Mistry proposed to her.

Jimi, 40, popped the question in January by getting down on one knee but Flavia admits she got a bit giggly during the romantic moment.

I tend to laugh easily, whereas he was a bit more emotional,’ says Flavia, 33.

I was trying to calm him down. But it was so special and lovely.’

The couple met after being paired together on Strictly Come Dancing in 2010 but Flavia, who dated her 2007 celeb partner Matt Di Angelo for three years, says love didn’t blossom immediately.

Not from my part,’ the dancer tells Hello!

Jimi might say differently, he might have been going through different emotions. But it was a very slow process.

You are under so much pressure to do a good job for the Saturday night that your mind is totally focused.’

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