She mentioned sure! Josh Duhamel and girlfriend Audra Mari are engaged, the actor introduced on his new fiancee’s 28th birthday.
Duhamel, 49, shared a photograph of he and his bride-to-be at sundown by the seaside. The previous pageant queen and the Secure Haven actor have large smiles as they maintain up a chunk of paper that reads: “Audra Diane Mari, Will you marry me?”
In his caption, the All My Youngsters alum confirmed that she accepted the proposal. “It’s on!! She discovered a message in a bottle that washed ashore and mentioned YES!! @audramari,” he shared through Instagram on Saturday, January 8.
Mari is a former magnificence queen, profitable the titles of Miss North Dakota USA 2014 and Miss World America 2016. She’s additionally a mannequin and TV host, main the online collection Backroads with Audra Mari in July 2021.
The North Dakota natives (she’s from Fargo whereas he’s from Minot) had been first noticed on a date in Malibu in Could 2019, and so they’ve been going robust ever since. The duo received collectively as Duhamel was nonetheless finalizing his divorce from Fergie.
The Black Eyed Peas singer, 46, commented on his social media submit, “Congrats!!!”
In a joint assertion to Us in September 2017, the “Massive Women Don’t Cry” singer and Duhamel mentioned: “With absolute love and respect, we determined to separate as a pair earlier this 12 months. To offer our household one of the best alternative to regulate, we wished to maintain this a non-public matter earlier than sharing it with the general public. We're and can all the time be united in our assist of one another and our household.”
The exes, who began courting in 2004, tied the knot in Malibu in January 2009, and their divorce was finalized in November 2019. They proceed to coparent 8-year-old son Axl.
Duhamel has made it clear that he desires to present Axl a sibling. Mari and Duhamel’s 21-year age distinction has raised some eyebrows, however the actor beforehand mentioned he wished a youthful associate as a result of he wished to develop his household.
“I need to have extra children within the subsequent few years. So it’s extra about discovering somebody younger sufficient to have children,” he mentioned on a December 2018 episode of Dax Shepard’s “Armchair Expert” podcast. “It’s not as if I’m on the market simply making an attempt to f—-k something, that’s actually not who I'm. I’m looking for a lady that I will be with and have a household with, ?”