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Miss America 2016 Betty Cantrell Is Engaged!

by Meredith B. Kile 9:59 PM PDT, September 11, 2016
Playing Miss America 2016 Betty Cantrell Is Engaged!

Miss America 2016 Betty Cantrell had to hand over her diamond-encrusted crown on Sunday night, but she got another piece of even more exciting bling in return: an engagement ring!

The beauty queen announced the happy news on ET’s Snapchat account, sharing a black and white photo of her bejweled hand with the excited caption: “Btw I’m engaged now!!!!!!!! #missamerica2016out.”

Photo: Snapchat

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She also shared a snapshot with her fiance, Spencer Maxwell, to her new non-Miss America Instagram account, @bettycantrellmusic, as the Miss America handle will now officially be taken over by Miss America 2017, Savvy Shields!

“And now finally I can say my Fiancé! To the man who let me be Miss America for a year, to the man who is moving to Nashville with me to help me achieve my dreams as a country music singer, to the man who so selflessly lets me shine, to the man who never gave up on me...to the love of my life,” Cantrell wrote, alongside a sweet pic of her and Maxwell celebrating their moment. “Forever and always, your dreams are my dreams. I love you Spinny. #tonewdreams #truelove #fiance💍 #engaged #finally.”

Because I'm OBSESSED!!!!! @spinnymoose knows how to pick a ring. 😍💎 #engaged #fiance💍 #finally #rock #cushioncut

A photo posted by Betty Cantrell (@bettycantrellmusic) on

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Cantrell also shared a snapshot with Shields, congratulating her on her win and wishing her the best in her upcoming year as Miss America.

“THERE SHE IS! Your Miss America 2017! I couldn't be happier,” she wrote. “Savvy, you absolutely deserve this and I have full confidence in you to be an incredible representative! Love you so much already! #theresheis #savvyshields #welcometothesisterhood.”

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