— Empire Star, Taraji P. Henson Is Engaged
— Taraji P. Henson engaged to NFL star Kelvin Hayden
— Taraji P. Henson Cried So Hard After Fiancé’s Proposal Her ‘Lashes Ended Up on the Floor’
Taraji P. Henson shows off her engagement ring on the red carpet while attending the 2018 Fox Upfronts on Monday May 14th, 2018, at Central Park’s Wollman Rink in New York City.
The Emmy-nominated actress revealed in an Instagram post on Monday that her boyfriend, NFL star, Kelvin Hayden, popped the big question on Mother’s Day.
“I said yes y’all!!!” Henson wrote in the caption of the photo of her ring. “He started with the Cartier love bracelet BUT that was my #Mothersday gift and then he dropped to his knee and I almost passed out!!! #sheisofficiallyoffthemarket and she is sooooooooooooo HAPPY!!!!!! #GODIS”
The actress could not contain her excitement as she flaunts the rock on her finger.
She looked gorgeous in a print Altuzarra dress and belt.
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Three days ago, the Empire star shared a photo of herself and Hayden wearing matching bracelets captioned #ForeverKindaLove on her Instagram wall.
Henson, 47 and Hayden, 34 were first spotted together in 2015 but the actress officially confirmed their romance last December.
“I’m very happy,” she said in a podcast at the time. “Everything is coming together. I’m happy in my personal life … I’m not the type to blast my personal business. But, you know, I think that’s important for people to know. I’m happy. I’m very very happy. I just am. And you know, we’ve been together for two years. No one would really know that because I don’t really blast my info like that. But I’m very happy.”
Henson has a son, Marcel, from a previous relationship.