By MaryEllen Fillo, Hartford Courant
He’s off the most eligible bachelor list.
FOX CT anchor Logan Byrnes is engaged!
The popular morning show personality and his new fiancée Megan Rourke sealed the “Will you?” “Yes!” deal at midnight on New Year’s Eve on a park bench in Paris.
“She was surprised, her first response was ‘are you kidding me?’ said the clearly excited never-been-married-before Byrnes. “I had a bottle of Moet champagne in my backpack, and the ring from Lux Bond & Green and the fireworks were going off over head and we were at the park at the Louvre,” he said setting the scene. “I had figured what is the most romantic place there is and it’s Paris so that was the plan I made to ask her to marry me.”
Byrnes said he met Rourke when he was doing a story segment on a laser removal business about two years ago.
“She is beautiful and so intelligent,” said Byrnes, 48, about the 30-year-old bride-to-be who is a physician’s assistant, an Avon native who was class president and star student during her high school years there, attended University of Connecticut on a scholarship and speaks fluent French and German.
“We went on a run because I was training for a triathlon,” said Byrnes.
No wedding date yet because as the morning anchor explains “It’s only been eight days since we got engaged.”
And the ring?
A little less than two carats, round with a platinum setting, said Byrnes.
Congratulations to you both.