"They have been trying for a while," a source tells E! "I'm in love with you," he told her during his proposal speech.
"She is a gorgeous girl." The "Dancing with the Stars" pro, 24, wouldn't give a direct answer to earlier this week when asked if he was dating the former "American Idol" contestant. Toscano, who returned to "Idol" as an audience member Thursday, exactly one week after her unexpected elimination, was particularly coy during her own "Ellen" appearance this week.But when Ballas - who is best friends with Cheryl Cole's regular companion Derek Hough - received the digits, he moved fast.The report continues that the musician cancelled an evening shoot for his All For Nothing video to take the pretty brunette on a romantic date.However, a source tells People, "They both decided with everything going on that they couldn't give each other what would be fair." 'Idol's' Pia Toscano Debuts First Single 'This Time': Listen Ballas is currently rehearsing with actress Kristin Cavallari for the upcoming season of "Dancing With The Stars." Meanwhile, Toscano recently wrapped the North American leg of the American Idol LIVE!2011 Tour and is prepping a full-length album after signing a deal with Interscope in July.