Just after ex-husband Nick Lachey announced he was tying the knot, Jessica Simpson has also entered the marital fray with her engagement to football player Eric Johnson.

"Yes, we are excited to confirm that they are engaged!" their rep told Us Weekly. Simpson, 30, and Johnson, 31, began dating in May. "So very happy for Jess and Eric," Simpson's father, Joe, tweeted. "May they have a lifetime of joy and happiness." It's the second marriage for both. Simpson's previous marriage to Lachey fell apart publicly after they starred in the MTV reality show, Newlyweds. Lachey recently got engaged to longtime girlfriend Vanessa Minnillo.

Simpson has gushed about her relationship with the Yale-educated football player. "He's the one for me right now! I'm very happy, I'm in a great place and if right now could last forever, I'd take it," she told People. –AMY LEE


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