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Alexis Bellino Declares Engagement to John Is "Around the Corner": "We Did Go Ring Shopping"

The Real Housewives of Orange County friend said she "won't be quiet" when her boyfriend, John Janssen, pops the question. 

By Cynthia Robinson

Alexis Bellino and her boyfriend, John Janssen, are getting closer to taking a major step in their relationship. 

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During a July 2 interview with The Daily Dish, the Real Housewives of Orange County friend teased that an engagement to her boyfriend of less than a year is "around the corner." 

“Honestly, I think he's trying to throw me off. I know it's coming because we did go ring shopping together. So it's definitely around the corner," the mom of three shared during the exclusive interview. "That could be tomorrow. It could be six months from now. I honestly don't know, because he is throwing a lot of little things in my direction." 

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Alexis Bellino and John Janssen standing next to each other and holding hands.

Alexis continued about a potential proposal coming her way: "I think he's just trying to keep me confused. So I don't know ... I mean, America will know when it happens. We won’t be quiet about it.”

Alexis Bellino reveals if she and John Janssen are living together 

In addition to discussing possible wedding plans and blending their families, Alexis also recently revealed how she and John were taking on a new living situation together. 

On the June 14 episode of Two Ts In A Pod podcast, Alexis chatted bout her love life and mentioned that she and John were unofficially cohabitating. “We do stay together almost seven nights a week now," she shared. 

Alexis Bellino and John Janssen at the DIRECTV Streaming With The Stars event

Alexis also noted in that interview she and John were "talking about [an engagement]." 

"It could be tomorrow, it can happen six months from now,” she said. “I do know it’s coming because we already talked about our entire future. We already have a plan in place.”

What to expect from Alexis Bellino on RHOC Season 18

After leaving RHOC in 2013, Alexis will return for Season 18 and is ready to give fans more glimpses into her life these days. 

According to a press release for the new season, which premieres on Bravo on Thursday, July 11 at 9/8c, Alexis is "in full force [and] ready to make waves."

Heather Dubrow, Tamra Judge, and Alexis Bellino sitting at a table together

The release continues: “She finds her footing with most of the ladies and starts fresh with Tamra, but she instantly finds herself on shaky ground with Shannon as they face off in a series of high-stakes disputes.”

Get a sneak peek of the upcoming season in the dramatic trailer above. 

Additional reporting by Allison Crist 

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