Farmer Wants a Wife

Farmer Wants A Wife’s Sam breaks his silence on his surprise engagement – and sets one thing straight

''I don’t know if it was my grandfather saving me.''

By Maddison Hockey
In a surprising Farmer Wants A Wife finale twist, fans were delighted to learn Farmer Sam Reitano had found love after having his heart broken on the show and leaving early due to the tragic passing of his grandfather.
Bringing his new love Kirsten on the show, Sam told host Natalie Gruzlewski she was "the best thing that's come into my life."
But this surprising love story took another shock twist when it was discovered Sam had since become engaged to a different woman – Katelen Cunningham.
Now, the fruit farmer from Queensland has finally broken his silence on the news, revealing this was in fact, the "BIG ANNOUNCEMENT" he had teased before the finale.
Katelen and Sam shared this happy snap. (Instagram)
"I know I told everyone that I was going to announce some thing BIG and well the media beat me too it!" Sam began in an Instagram post.
"I would like to say that Katelen is my fiancée! I am over the moon about her."
Sam goes on to say he met the Townsville-based mother-of-one after the finale and puts it down to fate.
"[I] don't know if it was my grandfather saving me for that someone special or maybe it was just good luck. Whatever it was I've never been so grateful and so happy to have her in my life."
Sam shocked fans by bringing a new woman to the finale. (Instagram)
The 28-year-old went on to say that despite what had been previous reported, he and Katelen had never dated prior to the show.
It was a sentiment Katelen also shared on her Instagram page.
"Thank you so much for all your kind and beautiful words" she wrote in a separate post before adding: "PS I am NOT the EX girlfriend."
Katelen has shared many photos of Sam and her son together. (Facebook)
Sam also revealed they were already planning the wedding for 2021.
"I've never been treated so good in my life as she treats me. Her love is enormous!" Sam added.

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