Wait what? CeeLo Green just revealed that he has been engaged for a year. Green revealed the news to People while filming a music video for “Work,” a track to be released on his upcoming album Heart Blanche, which drops Nov. 6.
Green also popped the question to girlfriend now fiancee Shani James while making music.
“It was just a typical night at the studio, but then again, not so typical cause I did something extra special, out of the ordinary,” he told People. “I went and purchased a ring that we had seen together, maybe four or five months or so prior. I went back and purchased the ring, and I just kind of had it stashed away in some old equipment. And I said,’Will you reach in there and grab something for me?’”
The couple has been keeping their engagement on the mum.
“Truth be told, it’s not something we want to promote,” said the “Forget You” singer. “We’re a collective power together because our private life is sacred.”
Former Voice coach Green has been heavily scrutinized since facing a felony drug charge and posting some controversial tweets.
“I appreciate her openness and willingness to love unconditionally,” Green told People of his fiancee. “She’s been so sweet to me through a number of different trials that come to test the resilience of a union to deem whether it’s worthy or not, whether it’s durable or strong enough. ”
Congratulations to the two of them!