Fans of ABC's The Bachelorette knew former Tampa resident Roberto Martinez had it in the bag about 9:30 p.m. when Ali Fedotowsky, 25, told Chris Lambton, the only other guy left, that she was in love with someone else. Fedotowsky had invited Martinez, the 26-year-old former University of Tampa baseball player turned insurance agent, and fan favorite Lambton, 33, to Tahiti to meet her family. There, Fedotowsky told Lambton she wouldn't be offering him the final rose and let him bow out without being humiliated the next day. The only suspense after that was whether or not Martinez would accept the rose. Martinez showed up at the final rose ceremony professing his love. "I want to share my life with you," he said, "Will you share your life with me as my wife?" Then he went down on one knee and asked, "Will you marry me?" She said yes.
Ali Fedotowsky, The Bachelorette, picks Roberto Martinez, former Tampa resident
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