Regaling her co-stars on her breakfast show with a tale from her ‘date weekend’ with Damien, Fifi revealed the pair shared a ‘proposal moment’ at a cafe that overlooks a dairy farm in the scenic Yarra Valley.
‘It was this beautiful moment. This bustling cafe where we were looking over at the cows and there were some goats grazing on the lawn... [and] out of nowhere he just said, “I really love you, Fi,” ’ she recalls.
However, despite revealing she ‘wished’ it was a proposal, she said what ‘could have been an incredibly romantic moment’ turned out to be a complete misunderstanding.
‘He was not comfortable with me getting a bit gushy with him,’ said Fifi.
‘And I said: “Well you just said you loved me,” and he goes: “No, I said I really love coffee.” ’
Now feeling comfortable in the relationship and her future with Damien, Fifi’s candid confession is a far cry from the secretive nature of their relationship early on.
Refusing to comment on the dating rumours for almost a year, Fifi finally went public with her feelings of love for the divorced father-of-three in November last year.
‘I am happy in my relationship, I am loving my job, but more than anything my absolute priority is [four- year-old daughter] Trixie,' she said.
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