Fleur East reveals that she is engaged to her nine-year-old boyfriend Marcel Badiane-Robin after he poses in their hotel room in Tokyo
Fleur East revealed to be engaged to her longtime boyfriend, Marcel Badiane-Robin.
The 31-year-old singer uploaded a photo of the couple to Instagram from their Hello! photoshoot of the magazine with the incredible engagement ring of Fleur visible.
The X Factor star revealed that Marcel asked the question during the couple's recent trip to Japan, saying he was "so happy" to share the news with his followers.
He wrote: "I literally landed in the UK from Japan and can't believe I can say I'm engaged to be a WIFE !!
"My boyfriend Marcel proposed me while we were in Tokyo. What a trip to remember! You can read all about my surprise shooting exclusively on @hellomag for sale tomorrow!
"And you can meet the man who somehow convinced me that he wanted to spend the rest of his life with me! I'm so happy to share this news. & # 39;
Fleur and Marcel have been attending for nine years, with the other half she proposes in their hotel room.
He said to Hello! "I said yes right away! How Marcel did everything was just wonderful.
Love: The X Factor star revealed that Marcel asked the question during the couple's recent trip to Japan, saying he was "so happy" to share the news with his followers
"We are in a very traditional Japanese hotel and there were petals on the bed and champagne … Then I turned and he was there, with the ring. He said," Fleur East, do you want to be my wife? "
"I couldn't believe it. The ring is so beautiful and yellow is my favorite color."
Fleur added that she and her other half have talked a lot about marriage over the years and immediately started crying after Marcel proposed.
They first met in 2010 while they were both working in a nightclub, but they mostly kept their relationship out of the spotlight.
He said: "I said yes immediately! How Marcel did everything was simply wonderful" (photo from March 2019)
Marcel is a fashion designer and has previously dressed the likes of Rita Ora and Jason Derulo.
Their relationship became public before Fleur took part in The X Factor, with an insider who told The Sun that the couple was organizing "secret meetings" during rehearsals.
Interview: Fleur revealed everything about her involvement in the new Hello!
They said: "They have been dating for a while and are very serious.
"He is incredibly supportive of the success of X Factor and wants it to go all the way, just as she supports her career in fashion".
Simon Cowell mentored Fleur during the 2014 season of The X Factor, in which he finished second, but gained notoriety with a cover of Bruno Mars's Uptown Funk, releasing the debut album, Love , Sax and Flashbacks.
Then she appeared in the most recent season of I A Celebrity … Get Me Out Of Here !, during which Simon appeared to excavate people entering the jungle during one of the recent live shows. of X Factor.
Speaking with MailOnline, Fleur merely giggled when asked about this and said, "The music business is a tough industry and so I built a bit of a wall [to remarks like that].
"But knowing Simon, he is not malicious and I think he was carefree.
& # 39; I wouldn't be in this position without The X Factor. I will be forever grateful to the show and to Simon. Without all this I would not even have been given the opportunity to go to the jungle, so I thank him for it. & # 39;
Read the full interview in the latest issue of Hello! magazine, in stores on Monday.
Romance: Fleur added that she and her other half have talked a lot about marriage over the years and immediately started crying after Marcel proposed (photo from March 2019)