Fans were quick to comment on a reddit thread titled “And it starts…”
“God, how much did Javi drop on this hideous ass ring?” wrote one user.
Another wrote, “makes me think of a ring pop.”
It doesn’t much matter what strangers on the internet think though, because they appear to be one happy couple. Javi’s Instagram post featured a lengthy caption, and spoke The Hollywood Gossip about his proposal.
“I asked my best friend to marry me…Our sleepless (mainly yours) nights…our endless laughs…and our countless jokes to each other now can be forever,” he wrote on Instagram. “Without you, our gym wouldn’t be possible. Without you we wouldn’t have a place to call home. Most importantly, without you, we wouldn’t be complete.”
“Thank you for being the greatest mom to Eli and now (soon to be) stepmom to Lincoln. I feared not finding someone that would love me and linc the way you do,” he continued. “Never had I questioned that with you. Thank you for everything you do for this family. I can’t believe I’m this lucky.”
Lauren’s Instagram featured the same photo, and a revealing caption as well!
“The perfect day, with the perfect proposal. I couldn’t have asked for anything more than walking the waterfront of my hometown with just my boys and my cousin stalking us in the trees,” she said in her caption. “I blow almost every surprise and this one got me, I didn’t see it coming…even when Linc spotted my cousin hiding.”
“Thank you my love for this day, for our life, I’m ready for whatever this crazy life throws at us as long as I got you, here’s to forever,” she concluded.
Fans on reddit decided to compare the various engagement rings that Javi used to propose to Kailyn Lowry, Briana DeJesus, and Lauren. Some used the forum to wish the couple well, and others used it to bash the double halo cut of the ring.
“I think halos and especially double halos are among the least desirable,” wrote one user.
“I’m not really digging that thick halo…but maybe a clearer picture will show that it’s not diamond dust. Wishful thinking,” said another user.
“Javi has TERRIBLE taste in jewelry. But that being said I hope lauren is happy with it because that’s all that matters,” wrote a third.