When Princess Beatrice brought her boyfriend, Edoardo Mapelli Mozzi, along on a loved ones trip to Bahrain in April, it sparked speculation that the two had been receiving really serious. On Thursday morning, the couple announced that they had been engaged in a press release, and her loved ones immediately started to spread the news on social media. On Twitter, Beatrice’s mother, Sarah Ferguson, mentioned, “I am so proud of this sensational news. Andrew and I are just the luckiest individuals ever to have two fantastic sons in law.”
The couple also released a handful of images taken by Princess Eugenie that show the couple embracing in Italy, exactly where Mapelli Mozzi asked Beatrice to marry him earlier this month. The images also show off Beatrice’s ring. People today reports that the ring was created by Shaun Leune, a jewelry brand that has been spotted on Meghan Markle, and was developed by Mapelli Mozzo himself.
In a press release from Buckingham Palace, the couple mentioned, “We are really pleased to be capable to share the news of our current engagement. We are each so excited to be embarking on this life adventure with each other and cannot wait to be married. We share so quite a few equivalent interests and values and we know this will stand us in fantastic stead for the years ahead, complete of really like and happiness.”
The press release also notes that Mapelli Mozzi’s loved ones is friendly with Beatrice’s parents, Sarah Ferguson and Prince Andrew. According to The Sun, the pair have been dating because about the time of Eugenie’s wedding to Jack Brooksbank final October, and a pal told the newspaper that they “hit it off immediately.” The engagement suggests that Beatrice will come to be the stepmother to Mapelli Mozzi’s two-year-old son, Christopher, who he co-parents with his former fiancée.