Eva Marcille: Engaged to Lance Gross!

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Former America’s Next Top Model winner Eva Marcille is engaged.

The model, who recently signed a long-term contract to star on The Young and the Restless, agreed to marry Tyler Perry’s House of Payne actor Lance Gross; he proposed on Christmas Eve.

Eva Marcille and Lance Gross

“I cried,” Marcille said of the engagement, which took place in front of friends and family. “It was totally unexpected. I’m still in shock. I could not even sleep because I was afraid that I might wake up from the most beautiful dream ever.”

The couple is reportedly considering a summer 2010 wedding.

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