Congrats: Taraji P. Henson receives a Mother's Day proposal

17 May, 2018, 03:25 | Author: Irvin Gilbert
  • Taraji P. Henson Says She’s Already Overwhelmed with Wedding Plans

Taraji P. Hensonis going to be a bride!

Two-time HBCU attendant and graduate of Howard University Taraji P. Henson, 47, recently said yes to a marriage proposal from boyfriend Kelvin Hayden, 34, former National Football League star.

The actress announced the news on Instagram, saying the Kelvin turned the moment into a double celebration - giving her a (pretty swanky) gift for Mother's Day and her engagement ring.

"I said yes y'all!", Henson wrote. "And as I'm putting the dots together, I turn around, he's on his knee and then the river of tears started and my lashes ended up on the floor".

The engagement may come as a surprise to some considering the actress has kept their romance out of the spotlight.

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Henson has a son, Marcel, from a previous relationship.

"I didn't put it together", she quipped to Entertainment Tonight on Monday. Podcast. 'I'm happy in my personal life.

"And no one would really know that because I don't blast my info like that but I'm very happy". I'm very, very happy. "What I love is that he doesn't really pay attention to it all".

According to her Instagram, not only did she get a diamond Cartier bracelet to commemorate the occasion - but she also got a diamond ring. Detailing how the romantic situation played out, Taraji told U.S. TV show Extra that Kelvin had taken her to the Chicago restaurant where they had their first date, where he'd set up an entire scene for the proposal. You're too fly. You're too awesome.' I was like, 'I don't know.' She's like, 'You're not gonna meet him at home.

"And you know, we've been together for two years. We'll already be there, '" Henson explained. He even questioned her during his recent visit to Atlanta, where the Cookie character was shooting her new film What Men Want.

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