This American actress announced her engagement with writer and director Charlie McDowell on Instagram on Friday. She posted two pictures of them together and a close-up of her unique ring: a rose-cut diamond with a bezel setting and thin gold band.
“I’ve been waiting my lifetime for you and I can’t wait to spend our lifetime together…” she wrote in the same post. Following her announcement, a lot of her fans and friends together to congratulate the couple on their engagement.
Ashley Tisdale wrote, “Congrats!!!! 💕💕”
Ciara commented, “Soooo happy for you! Love you Li Li boo! What a special day 🥰❤️💍💃🏽”
Zoey Deutch added, “😭 congratulations !!!”
McDowell too confirmed the news by posting a picture of Lily showing off her engagement ring on his Instagram account. “In a time of uncertainty and darkness you have illuminated my life. I will forever cherish my adventure with you. 💍🎉” he captioned the post.
He too was congratulated by tons of fans and friends, including, Beth Behrs, Zachary Levi and jewelry designer Irene Neuwirth, who posted a series of hearts as her comment. McDowell replied, “Thank you for making the most beautiful ring I’ve ever seen.” Collins too wrote, “Thank you from the bottom of my heart SO much for the most stunning, perfect ring. It’s breathtaking.”
Collins and McDowell were rumored to be dating since July 2019, when they were spotted on an outing together in Los Angeles. A month later, the Love, Rosie actress made it official on her Instagram by sharing a few snaps of the two in Paris, France.
“Always got your back…” Collins captioned a photo of herself with her head leaning on McDowell’s back.
McDowell was previously dating the Me Before You actress, Emilia Clarke, and Girl With the Dragon Tattoo star Rooney Mara.
Collins too was rumored to be dating the To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before star Noah Centineo, but later on they confirmed to be just friends.