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Many Bachelorette fans are hoping Nayte Olukoya and Michelle Young get engaged in the season 18 finale. Now, some viewers are sharing their wishes with the contestant on social media. Following the new Bachelorette episode on Nov. 16, Nayte shared an Instagram post about Michelle and referenced their first one-on-one date. Then a few members from the Bachelor Nation fandom rushed to the comments and gushed over the possibility of an engagement in the final episode.

[Spoiler alert: This article contains spoilers about Nayte Olukoya and Michelle Young in The Bachelorette Season 18 Episode 5.]

What happened to Nayte Olukoya and Michelle Young on their one-on-one date in ‘The Bachelorette’ Season 18?

In The Bachelorette Season 18 Episode 5, Michelle and Nayte went on their first one-on-one date at Lake Minnetonka. The fifth-grade teacher introduced her contestant to her best friends, Allie and Tia. 

Naturally, Michelle’s hometown pals grilled Nayte about his intentions with their friend. Then it seemed like Nayte passed the test. Allie even commented on how Michelle and Nayte looked at one another.

“I love the way you guys look at each other,” Allie said. “Oh my gosh, that look right there! I was like, ‘Oh, my heart!’”

She later told producers, “I was surprised because I honestly didn’t think I would like him. I’m really, really picky and protective. They just had the most amazing natural chemistry.”

Nayte Olukoya shares a sweet Instagram post about Michelle Young after their solo date

Nayte won a rose from Michelle following their first one-on-one date in The Bachelorette Season 18. Now, it seems like the two are headed for the next big step in episode 7 on Nov. 30. Nayte made it to the final four and Hometowns, alongside Brandon Jones, Rodney Mathews, and Joe Coleman. But whatever happens when Michelle meets Nayte’s parents, many Bachelor Nation fans have high hopes for the couple.

On Nov. 17, Nayte posted a series of photos on Instagram featuring Michelle. Then in the caption, the contestant referenced Allie’s comments during their one-on-one date.

“I agree with Alli, I love the way Michelle and I look at each other too,” Nayte wrote. 

‘The Bachelorette’ fans on Instagram think Nayte Olukoya and Michelle Young are engaged

Nayte Olukoya kissing Michelle Young after he wins the first impression rose in ‘The Bachelorette’ Season 18 premiere
Nayte Olukoya and Michelle Young in ‘The Bachelorette’ Season 18 | Craig Sjodin/ABC via Getty Images

‘The Bachelorette’: Why Michelle Young Is ‘Very Happy’ No Matter How Her Season Ends

Following Nayte’s Instagram post about Michelle, many viewers predicted that The Bachelorette stars are headed for an engagement in the finale

“I have a strong feeling u guys may be engaged,” a fan wrote on Instagram.

“She definitely picked you,” another Bachelor Nation viewer wrote. “You wouldn’t be posting so much if she didn’t.”

Regardless of what happens to Michelle and Nayte in the final episodes of The Bachelorette Season 18, it’s nice to see the cast member speaking so highly of the lead even after everything has been said and done. So stay tuned. Bachelor Nation is in for an emotional ride over the next few weeks. Hometowns, Fantasy Suites, Men Tell All, and the grand finale are just around the corner.