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Singer Eve is engaged to designer Maximillion Cooper. Cooper proposed to the “Let Me Blow Ya Mind” singer on Christmas Day.
Eve, 35, and Cooper, 41, met at the Gumball 300 – a car rally that Cooper founded – and they’ve been living together in London. They spent Christmas in Edinburgh, Scotland, where Cooper popped the question.
“Thanku 2 everybody 4 your congratulations on our engagement! We wanted to celebrate with our family and friends 1st b4 announcing,” she wrote. Eve has been recording a new album in London.
Thanku 2 everybody 4 your congratulations on our engagement! We wanted to celebrate with our family and friends 1st b4 announcing
— Eve (@TheRealEve) December 31, 2013
Even spoke about her now-fiance with Chelsea Handler on her E! show Chelsea Lately this past summer, saying she’s never dated a white man before and he’s never dated an African American woman.
"I've never been the type of person to discriminate," she said at the time. "But I honestly have to say I never thought I'd be with a white guy ever. But it just happened. It's amazing. I'm the first black girl he's ever been with too.