Saturday, February 20, 2016

Jacqueline Laurita's Daughter Ashley Holmes Is Engaged
There's going to be a new Housewife in town.
The Real Housewives of New Jersey star Jacqueline Laurita's daughter Ashley Holmes is engaged to boyfriend Pete Malleo, she announced Friday.

"I woke up so happy today knowing my beautiful, grown up, 25 year old daughter @ashleenicholexx will be in good hands with this thoughtful, considerate, handsome, kind gentleman," Laurita, 45, captioned an Instagram of the happy couple posing in Hoboken, New Jersey, along the Hudson River.

"I said 'yes,' " Holmes captioned another sweet photo, adding a diamond ring emoji. Thank you for such an amazing day @c3peteo ...I'm so excited for this next chapter of our lives." 

E! News reports that the proposal was filmed for RHONJ. According to the outlet, Malleo was friends with his bride-to-be's cousin Albie Manzo in high school.

Holmes, a makeup artist who now oges by Ashlee Nichole, is Laurita's first child from a previous marriage. (Laurita has two sons, CJ, 13, and Nicholas, 6, with husband Chris, 46.) The mother and teen daughter clashed often on the reality show, and Holmes made headlines when she pulled out part of Danielle Staub's extensions during an on-camera brawl. (She was found guilty of assault and paid a $189 fine.) 
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