Lee DeWyze is engaged to Jonna Walsh

"American Idol" Season 9 champion Lee DeWyze, right, and his girlfriend, actress Jonna Walsh pose with Minnie Mouse at the Magic Kingdom on July 18, 2011, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Diana Zalucky/Disney Parks via Getty Images

Lee DeWyze and Jonna Walsh pose with Minnie Mouse at the Magic Kingdom on July 18, 2011, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., two days after getting engaged.
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(CBS) "American Idol" winner Lee DeWyze is engaged.

The Season 9 "Idol" champ popped the question to model/actress Jonna Walsh on July 16 at Disney World.

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DeWyze told People magazine that he proposed over champagne on a private yacht under a fireworks-filled sky.

"Jonna is a Disney freak," he added. "They were playing love songs on the boat and I got down on my knee and asked her. I had a speech prepared but it all went out the window so I just asked her. She started crying and I said, 'Is that a yes?'"

DeWyze and Walsh, who met last October while he was shooting a video for his song "Sweet Serendipity," are reportedly planning to marry next fall.

Read more here.

  • Jessica Derschowitz

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