Blair Underwood is officially off the market now! The When They See Us star is engaged to his longtime friend-turned-lover, Josie Hart. The actor shared the great news on the social media platform Instagram.
Recently, Blair posted a sweet snap of himself and his now-fiancé Josie Hart on Instagram to announce their engagement after walking their first red carpet as a couple. Continue reading further to learn more about the romance of the pair.
Blair Underwood and Josie Hart are engaged
On Tuesday, the Really Love actor took to his Instagram and shared the amazing news with his fans all over the world by posting a stunning picture of himself and his longtime friend Josie Hart.
“My personal highlight was walking the red carpet with my new fiancée Josie Hart. The most amazing, brilliant, beautiful, hilarious, thought provoking & insightful person I know who continuously lives life out-loud,” he wrote alongside a beautiful snap of the pair.
Underwood went on to say, “The future is crazy-bright Girl! None of us ever know where God will guide our paths. She’s had my back since before I even became an actor. When a 41 year friendship slaps you in the back of the head & blossoms into romance, you stand up, pay attention & step forward in gratitude. Gently forward. It begins!”
As of this moment, it is unknown exactly when Josie and Blair began dating. Underwood’s famous friends wasted no time and flocked to the comments to share their well wishes for the engaged couple.
The School Dance star Luenell wrote, “I’m CRUSHED but at the Same Time, I’m n love w/mature Love Soooooooo CONGRATULATIONS 🎈🍾,” meanwhile The Real Dirty Dancing alum Loni Love commented, “Congratulations .. what a great looking couple!!! ❤️.”
The talk show host, Sherri Shepherd, added, “Somebody call 9-1-1 – my breathing is laboured and I can’t feel my heart beat anymore. okay I revived myself! Congrats Blair and Josie – glad you got someone in your corner❤️.”
When did Blair Underwood and his wife Desiree DaCosta call it quits?
For those unaware, let us share with you that the Rules of Engagement star and his wife of 27 years, Desiree DaCosta, pulled the plug on their marriage last year. The duo tied the knot in the year 1994.
In May 2021, the pair announced their split via a joint statement. The statement read, “After a tremendous amount of thought, prayer & work on ourselves individually & collectively, we have come to the conclusion to end our marriage that began 27 years ago.”
They continued, “It has truly been a beautiful journey.” The former couple shares three children, two sons, and one daughter. The names of their sons are as follows: Paris, 25, and Blake, 21, and the name of their daughter is Brielle and who is 23 years old.
We send our heartiest congrats to Blair Underwood and his now-fiancé Josie Hart on getting engaged. Wishing these two lovebirds all the happiness and love in the world as they are set to start a new chapter of their lives. Don’t forget to stay tuned with us for the latest updates from the world of showbiz.