Jessica Simpson is engaged to her boyfriend former NFL player Eric Johnson.
“Yes, I am excited to confirm that they are engaged!” a rep for Jessica Simpson said. A source for Us Weekly claimed that the former “Newlyweds” star and Eric became engaged on Thursday — just over a week after Jessica’s famous ex-husband, Nick Lachey, and his longtime love, Vanessa Minnillo, broke the news of their own engagement.
According to the mag, the 30-year-old singer-actress-mogul was reportedly seen sporting a “sizable ring” at Dilliard’s at Oak Park mall in Kansas City on Saturday.
Jessica Simpson and Eric Johnson, a former NFL-er, began dating over the summer. In September, she tweeted, “I met a wonderful man. Damn I’m lucky!”
Jessica also Tweeted a photo of the pair kissing in July, with the caption, “Romance 101..getting kissed by my Yalie…me not lookin’ so smart…:) but YUM!”
The newly engaged couple will spend Thanksgiving in NYC, where Simpson is scheduled to perform during Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade; Johnson’s family will join her on the float.
“Having a boyfriend through the holidays, we’re going to see how that all splits up,” the singer told Ryan Seacrest during a KIIS-FM radio interview last week. “I can’t imagine not being with my nephew and watching him open gifts. Maybe someone gets Christmas Eve and somebody gets Christmas day.”