Bobby Deen and family announced that he got engaged today to Claudia Lovera. " Also, Paula Deen tweeted out "Y'all, please join me in congratulating Bobby on his engagement! " Both tweets also had the picture to the right (although it was sideways.) Many people probably still think Bobby was still dating Katy Mixon (pictured below), who has been on Paula Deen shows with Bobby and is most known for her roles in Eastbound & Down and Mike & Molly.Bobby tweeted "I'm so excited to share the news that she said "yes"! However, in February Bobby revealed that they broke up when she moved to Los Angeles, and that it was a hard decision. In that interview, he also said that he 'met a wonderful, beautiful young lady who is a triathlete and wellness expert.She is not famous, and that's somewhat of a relief to me because I'm protective of those I love, and when you're in the public eye that can be hard to do.' Claudia is 27, originally from Venezuela and currently lives in Chicago.
Here are a few pictures of Bobby and Claudia at a recent Bobby Deen charity event.
(L-R) Cookbook authors brothers Jamie and Bobby Deen visit FOX & Friends and talk to host Gretchen Carlson, at FOX & Friends at FOX Studios on April 20, 2011 in New York City.
(Getty Images)more pics TV personality Bobby Deen isn't the most forthcoming about details of his personal life, but that doesn't mean adoring fans aren't ultra curious about the chef.
So, who's worthy of Paula Deen's son's affections? Now the rumors about the two as an item have been going around since 2009, and it's not entirely clear if they are in fact a couple. First, Deen posted a Twitter picture of the two at a baseball game in 2009.
He wrote "I appreciate the well-wishes, but instantly regret posting the pic. Then, in 2010, a Food Network magazine article published a picture with Deen "with his girlfriend Katy," according to the caption. Since then, there hasn't been too much news on the topic, so it's a little unclear if they've weathered the last two years together.
And, like we said, it's not like Deen's actually confirmed the relationship with the Actress Katy Mixon performs onstage during the 19th annual "A Night At Sardi's" fundraiser and awards dinner benefitting the Alzheimer's Association at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on March 16, 2011 in Beverly Hills, California.
Bobby Deen revealed in a February 2013 interview with the Knoxville News Sentinel that he and Katy Mixon broke up.
He stated that they had to end the relationship shortly after she moved to Los Angeles even though he had been regularly commuting to visit her.
The exact date of the breakup was not found, but it's been known that they had been dating since late 2009.