by Krystal Franklin
May 14, 2018
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This is a Mother’s Day present Taraji P. Henson will never forget! The Empire star said yes to her boyfriend Kelvin Hayden over the weekend and we couldn’t be happier! First, the retired NFL player surprised her with $6,000 his and hers Cartier Love bracelets.
Later that day he proposed, sending the 47-year-old over moon!
The pair have been dating for about two years, confirming the news last year, telling Essence’s Yes, Girl podcast, “it finally happened.”
The Proud Mary star’s love life has come a long way since 2015 when she told Steve Harvey, “if there’s nothing on this finger, if this finger is naked, no one gets claimed.” Watch below.
And we ain’t mad at it! With the renewal of the fifth season of Empire, her upcoming film What Women Want alongside Aldis Hodge and Tracy Morgan and starring and executive producing the Emmett Till biopic, the Washington, DC native has a ton on her plate. We’re just glad she made room for love!
Congratulations to the gorgeous couple!
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1. Dulé Hill and Jazmyn Simon got engaged in April.
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2. Martin Lawrence proposed to his girlfriend Roberta in April.
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3. Eva Marcille got engaged in December.
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4. Lori Harvey and soccer player Memphis Depay got engaged in June.
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5. Letoya Luckett and Tommicus Walker got engaged in August
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6. Rutina Wesley and girlfriend Shonda got engaged in November.
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7. Star Jones and Ricardo Lugo got engaged in October.
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8. Cardi B and rapper Offset got engaged in October.
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9. Chanel Iman and NFL star Sterling Shepard got engaged in Decemeber.
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10. Meghan Markle got engaged to Prince Harry in Decemeber.
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