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Sunrise presenter Edwina Bartholomew is engaged!

“We are over the moon.”

By Candice Mehta-Culjak
Edwina Bartholomew

Edwina Bartholomew is engaged to her long-time boyfriend, Neil Varcoe.

The much-loved presenter, who is perhaps best known for her work on Channel 7’s Sunrise, announced the exciting news via Instagram on Thursday evening.

The 33-year-old uploaded a stunning photo of herself alongside her husband-to-be, a digital journalist, taken on the farm they purchased together just outside Lithgow.

“On this day, two wonderful weeks ago, the love of my life @neilwrites asked me to be his wife,” Edwina wrote.

“And I said… umm…. ahh… let me have a think… just kidding… YES. We are over the moon.”

We think it’s especially lovely that the couple allowed for a two-week celebration before announcing their happy news.

The announcement comes just weeks after the television personality revealed that she and her partner have a rather unconventional “secret” to their happy romance: separate bedrooms.

"Probably the secret to our relationship is we sleep apart. During the week, he sleeps in one room, I sleep in the other," Edwina told Mamamia podcast I Don't Know How She Does It.

"For the first two years I would wake him up every morning at 3am and let’s be honest, nothing exciting is happening between a couple at 3am when one is going to work and one person is trying to sleep," she added.

The lovely couple have been dating for six years.
The lovely couple have been dating for six years.

"So we just kind of decided that that was the best solution for us to be able to function as a couple because we just started to resent each other in terms of he could just never go back to sleep, we were both tired and then it was just a total disaster.”

"So that’s been one of the secrets for us. I guess date night comes on the weekends when we can actually spend time together and sleep in the same bed. That sounds more racy than it was intended to be."

A big congratulations to the happy couple!

WATCH: The Sunrise team congratulate Edwina on her engagement.

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