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Destiny’s Child’s Michelle Williams & Chad Johnson are Engaged!

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Destiny’s Child member Michelle Williams and her beau Pastor Chad Johnson have just announced their engagement.

The couple broke the news in an exclusive feature on People Magazine, where they spoke on how they met, the proposal and what makes their relationship work.

How they met

The couple met in March of 2017, when the singer attended a spiritual retreat in Arizona run by the pastor and life coach.

Michelle says: I was in a horrible, dark place,I just needed to go somewhere where I could get a message of hope and restoration, rejuvenation — get connected to God.

Chad says: When we met, both of us were in very similar places on a personal level, Michelle was coming off the heels of a really bad relationship, and I was just in a place of despair as well.

Why it works

Michelle says: I didn’t even tell any people I was talking to Chad. I wanted to treat this relationship differently because obviously all my past relationships have failed. I didn’t want to talk about another relationship that possibly wasn’t gonna go anywhere. What kept drawing me and drawing me at first was I felt like I could be myself.

Chad says: Here’s this Destiny’s Child girl — but when I got to personally interact with her, I saw her around others and her humility stood out in ways that I can’t even articulate. When you see someone operate behind the scenes, with no camera, with no mic, no makeup on? She does not carry herself above anybody. Humility’s not something that you can fake.

The proposal

Chad says: We were replaying the whole text message, recreating the moment. I was like, ‘Hey, what about if you and me connected?’ She sent me back a text saying, ‘I’ll check my availability.’ And I signaled over to the waiter, and she brought out the iPad and played the video of me being on the proposal tour.

Michelle says: I started weeping and wailing when I see all these special people. Towards the end of the video, something in my head said, ‘Pull yourself together! He’s about to propose! Stop all this crying!

Read full feature on People.

Photo Credit: Austin and Nicole Barkis / Barkis and Co.

10 Comments

  1. Marsala

    April 19, 2018 at 8:38 pm

    Ecclesiastes 3:11 “In His Time”. Congratuations Chad and Michelle!

  2. Onyinyechukwu

    April 19, 2018 at 8:43 pm

    I am really happy for Michelle.. I swear it!.. Like, immensely and sincerely happy for her.. Awwww..
    And… Chad is a zaddy mehn.. Dayuuum! ?
    Congratulations are truly in order..

  3. Mz_Danielz

    April 19, 2018 at 9:00 pm

    See fine man abeg. I’ve been stalking their love on Ig, glad he finally proposed.

    Olisa bi me n’igwe, my fathers in heaven ( yes fathers; God and my earthly father who left to be with the lord), where is this TDHGRT guy abeg

  4. Anonymous

    April 20, 2018 at 2:02 am

    Delay is not denial!

  5. BlueEyed

    April 20, 2018 at 9:30 am

    Genuine hapiness for Michelle, congrats

  6. Lilo

    April 20, 2018 at 2:36 pm

    Congrats sweet lady. I love me some Michelle

  7. mulikat

    April 20, 2018 at 7:08 pm

    am happy 4 you Michelle.God bless your Union.

  8. Emi

    April 20, 2018 at 8:36 pm

    Congratulations to her. I am really excited for her.

  9. Purpleiciousbabe

    April 20, 2018 at 9:57 pm

    The spell checks!! Appalling

  10. Therealestate_lady

    April 22, 2018 at 10:01 am

    Yes! Don’t we all deserve to spend the rest of our lives with that special someone. Congratulations Michelle.

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