John Legend engaged to model Chrissy Teigen

While the food enthusiast brushes up on her culinary skills, since proposing, the singer has been catching up on his sports intake, writing about several games on his Twitter page.

With the beauty coming from Thai-Norwegian ancestry, the couple stayed with her parents, plus Chrissys sister and her fianc, enjoyed a Turkey dinner on Sunday and taking part in numerous cooking classes, according to her blog.

Love was definitely in the air over the festive season as actor Matthew McConaughey also asked his model partner, Camila Alves, for permission to take her up the aisle.

xCulinary queen: Chrissy posted pictures of the Thai trip on her blog at Christmas

‘John Legend and his girlfriend, model Chrissy Teigen, got engaged over the holidays while vacationing in the Maldives,’ Legend’s spokesperson, Cindi Berger, told People magazine. Pad Thai, Panang curry, and som tum, or papaya salad.

xObsessed: Teigen tweeted about her fiance’s love of sports during their holiday

The Green Light singer, 32, popped the question to his new fiance, 26, while holidaying in the Maldives last week.

The Washington-born beauty commented: john has managed to watch every sports game no matter the sport or internet restrictions in any country we’ve been in.

The entertainer whose new album with The Roots is titled Wake Up will help the Nevada club kick off 2012 with a bang when he takes to the stage for their New Years Eve event.

xGreen Light: The Sports Illustrated model and the singer – who have been dating since 2007 – headed to Thailand to visit her parents after he popped the question

The musician is expected to make his first public appearance since the announcement when he performs at The Pearl at The Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas this weekend.

Following the romantic gesture, Legend who has been dating the Sports Illustrated model since 2007 headed to Thailand with Teigen.

ByLeah Simpson

Updated: 08:39 GMT, 28 December 2011

John Legend and his model partner Chrissy Teigen are engaged.


A representative confirmed their plans to wed.

xWalking up the aisle: John Legend, 32, and Chrissy Teigen, 25, got engaged last week while vacationing in the Maldives

On Christmas Day she wrote: Did another vacation cooking class! This one wasnt quite as interactive – everything was already chopped and measured and chopping is pretty much our favorite thing ever

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