Tyra Banks is addressing rumors that she’s engaged to boyfriend Louis Bélanger-Martin.
As Web page Six beforehand reported, the 46-year-old mannequin was noticed out and about sporting what appeared to be an engagement ring in August, sparking rumors that Bélanger-Martin had popped the query.
However Banks mentioned on Wednesday that the sparkler was not a diamond engagement ring in an interview with Tamron Corridor.
“They’re speaking in regards to the ring … The ring is a crab. It’s formed like a crab … and it’s an opal, not a diamond,” Banks, who was noticeably not sporting the ring, defined to Corridor. “It isn’t a crab opal engagement ring. It’s only a ring.”
She added that it’s each “humorous” and “annoying” that the press thought a crab ring was an engagement ring.
“The press will get it proper typically however a number of occasions they’re bored,” she mentioned.
However engagement ring or not, the “Dancing with the Stars” host conveniently prevented confirming whether or not or not she is engaged.
Her rep didn’t instantly reply to our request for remark.
Web page Six first broke the information that Banks was courting the Canadian businessman in October 2019 after the couple was noticed having a romantic dinner collectively at Higher East Facet hotspot Hutong.
“The 2 have been positively on a romantic date,” a supply had advised us, including, “However [they] stored the PDA low-key.”
Since then, the couple has been noticed throughout LA collectively, even spending time with Banks’ son, York, whom she shares with ex-boyfriend Erik Asla. Bélanger-Martin shares a younger son with ex-wife Valérie Martin Scraire.
We additionally reported in November 2019 that the pair have moved in collectively and, earlier this yr, an insider advised Web page Six Banks and Bélanger-Martin are “very, very a lot in love.”