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In honor of July Fourth, David Foster and Katharine McPhee have some explosive news to share:

They’re engaged! To be married!


David Foster and Katharine McPhee

The American idol alum and veteran Scorpion actress revealed via Instagram on Tuesday that her 68-year-old boyfriend asked for her hand in marriage “at the top of this mountain in Anacapri” during the couple’s recent romantic rendezvous in Italy.

In a pretty funny text exchange with a friend shared to her social media account, McPhee verified that the dark sky was full of stars when Foster proposed.

She then joked that Foster said he was going to push her off a cliff… or see if she wanted to be his wife, eventually choosing the second option.

How romantic, right?

Check out the aforementioned conversation below:

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Foster has been married four times and has five children.

His last marriage was to The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills cast member Yolanda Hadid.

McPhee, meanwhile, married Nick Cokas in 2008 and, get this… Foster played piano at this wedding reception! 

The artist/actress and Cokas were married for six years until the the former filed for divorce from her producer husband in May of 2014. The former couple’s divorce was finalized in 2016.

There was talk that McPhee cheated on Cokas with a married man, but whatever.

We’re not here to relitigate the past.

We’re here to acknowledge a hopefully bright future for McPhee and Foster, who first crossed paths back in 2006 during McPhee’s run on American Idol.

David Foster and Katharine McPhee at the MET

McPhee shared a diamond ring emoji on Twitter in recognition of this life milestone, as fans wonder about the size and shape of her actual ring.

"The ring is very elegant and large," an insider tells E! News, adding:

"They are both very happy and over the moon excited. Katherine has been wanting this for a while now. David has been planning the engagement, but has kept it very secretive.

"Only a few family members knew about his plans. David’s children are all very accepting of Katherine now, and are very happy for their Dad."

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There has been chatter about McPhee and Foster being a romantic item for years, but they only went public with their relationship last year.

There is, of course, a giant age difference between the 34-year old and 68-year old, but David’s daughter Sara doesn’t seem to care.

"We love Katharine McPhee. We love our dad. We want our dad to be happy. We don’t care who he dates…don’t really care how old they are," she said to E! News in the past.

We agree!

Congrats to the couple!