Kelly Rowland Reveals Her Monster Engagement Ring (For Real This Time)

12/17/2013 at 11:14 AM ET

Kelly Rowland engagement ring

Yes, it is an engagement ring, and it is amazing. After X Factor host Kelly Rowland sparked speculation last month with some new bling on her ring finger, she finally confirms that the giant sparkler on her left hand is, in fact, from her fiancé (and manager) Tim Witherspoon!

The star makes an appearance on The Queen Latifah Show Wednesday and can’t contain her excitement or stop smiling as she shows off her 4-carat-plus cushion-cut sparkler. (Watch the clip here.)

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“He put a ring on it,” she gushes. “We’ve kept [our relationship] very, very low — for years, to be completely honest.” (And all that practice paid off: She’s kept her engagement low-key, though we don’t know how she refrained from posting that ring all over her Instagram).

So did he ask with a big, romantic gesture? Well, not exactly. “He asked me first on Skype, and I was like, ‘We’re so far away from each other!’ [But] it was that simple to say yes. I have my best friend to ride through life with.”

What do you think of Rowland’s bauble? Are you surprised she kept her engagement a secret for so long?

–Brittany Talarico

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Rayna on

Oh my goodness, kelly. You deserve so much more than an online proposal.

Sandra on

It is so not about the proposal!

Nanu 08 on

Guess the bigger the ring the better the marriage?????

Jeanette on

I agree, it is not about the actual proposal. Been married almost 30 years and did not initially get any “on his knees” proposal. Just starting talking about the future and marriage because we knew that’s where we were headed.

tanji on

Yayyy Kelly that’s what it’s suppose to be about…marrying your best friend not how he proposed nor the size of the ring…She’s happy and in love….

Katwoan on

Do NOT marry your manager!

Andrea on

4 carrots is NOT massive. Bigger than average, yes, but not massive. Look at Kim and Khloe Kardashians or Beyonce’s engagement rings. Those are massive!

Sandra on

@Andrea….Comparing rings is like comparing children…You fall in love with the ones you were blessed with not the ones that belong to other people. Coveting in not good.

amanda bukiewicz on

@ Andrea its carats not carrots and niether kim or kloe are role models when it comes to marriage. covet a great marriage but not a ring size, fancy wedding , or proposal

Sophia on

LOVE Kelly! Congratulations!!!

That New Yorker Guy on

Kelly Rowland, you sweet, delicious, chocolate-honey thing you!

Perhaps I could have been your significant other now, if only I would have made a move on you when you started staring at
me as I walked near 3rd avenue in N.Y. several years ago!
Damn those bodyguards!

jill on

“carrots”! *snort*

Icon on

Congrats to the beautiful Kelly Rowland!

gracie on

She seems like such a class act – unlike those mentioned with giant rings and giant proposals. My guess is Ms. Rowland will have a long, happy marriage – unlike the giant ring/proposal people. After all – isn’t this stuff for you and your beloved – and not for the whole world?

lisa on

I think it’s beautiful. Some rings are so large that they look gaudy. This is large and just the right size.

shela on

just wont to say that it is not the size of the ring. some people put to much on the size of a ring…it is not the size of a ring it is what in the heart.. Kelly i am happy for you deserve to be happy…..

checkyourself on

I suspect they will not even make it to the aisle and/or be divorced in no time. She been messing around with her manager and he been whispering sweet nothings in her ear just to stab the juice box. LOLz kelly rowland ought to know better & should have applied a well known rule, to never mix business with pleasure, but I see why her music career is as close to being irrelevant. Kelly never made the right choices as far as her music career is concerend anyways.

jada on

I am very surprised that she kept her engagement a secret. I would not be able to keep from posting my ring on instagram if I had that ring.

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