The Bachelor’s Matty Johnson and Laura Byrne announced their engagement in April last year.
And while COVID-19 forced them to postpone their wedding, which had originally been planned for later this year, it seems the couple may have quietly decided to tie the knot without telling anyone.
Matty hinted that the couple had already said ‘I do’ when he referred to Laura as his ‘wife’ in a recent interview with property website Domain.
Ruined plans: The Bachelor’s Matty Johnson and Laura Byrne were set to tie the knot later this year before Covid-19 forced them to rethink their plans
‘My wife Laura fostered [rescue dog] Buster before we met,’ he said.
‘I never had a dog of my own and he’s an adopted family member now. We hang out every day. He is a Bull Arab, six-and-a-half years old and weighs 40 kilos.’
While Matty’s comment may have just been a slip of the tongue, it has led to speculation the pair are now legally husband and wife.
Something to tell us? Matty J has hinted that maybe the couple have already said ‘I do’ after he referred to Laura as his wife while talking about their dog in a recent article with Domain
‘We had originally thought that we would have our wedding this year, but juggling a baby and full-time work meant that we never got around to locking in a date and venue,’ Laura said.
She added that it was lucky they were so disorganised, because they would have had to cancel their wedding plans anyway due to the coronavirus pandemic.
New date: The couple said that they were postponing their wedding date amid the pandemic. ‘We are now looking to 2021.,’ said Laura
Meanwhile, Matty and Laura celebrated their daughter’s first birthday last month.
In a gushing tribute to Marlie-Mae, Laura wrote on Instagram: ‘Happy birthday to this sassy, funny, smart, cuddly, nocturnal, smiley little slice of human pudding.
‘Being your mummy, your back up dancer, your chef and chauffeur is the best gig in the biz. We love you.’
Daily Mail Australia has contacted Matty J and Laura for comment.
Growing up: The doting parents recently celebrated the first birthday of their daughter, Marlie-Mae last month