Lily Colins, recently starring in the Paramount Network’s ‘Emily in Paris,’ and her director boyfriend Charlie McDowell are engaged following a one-year romance.
The 31-year-old actress took to Instagram to release the exciting news; she posted photos of the couple kissing and the proposing moment and added a caption that reads:
“The purest joy I’ve ever felt…”
The ‘Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile’ star went on to say in another post:
“I’ve been waiting my lifetime for you and I can’t wait to spend our lifetime together…”
Following the announcement through Instagram, many of their industry friends – Ciara, Jennifer Garner, Ashley Tisdale, Jeremy Scott, Glen Powell, Taylor Hill, and Greg Sulkin –took to the comment section to congratulate them.
As for McDowell, most known for his film ‘The One I Love,’ shared a photo of Collins showing her ring with a big smile on her face, and wrote as a caption:
“In a time of uncertainty and darkness you have illuminated my life. I will forever cherish my adventure with you. 💍🎉”
Before proposing to Collins, McDowell had dated Kristin Chenoweth, Haylie Duff, Rooney Mara, Phoebe Tonkin, and Emilia Clarke.
It is an object of curiosity that the couple, who lives a low-key life in nature, what kind of wedding will hold.
See below to view Collins’ Instagram post.