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Taraji P. Henson Dishes on Fiance Kelvin Hayden's Romantic Proposal

Taraji P. Henson Dishes on Fiance Kelvin Hayden's Romantic Proposal

Taraji P. Hensonis going to be a bride!

The Empire star was in floods of tears when she saw her beau Kelvin Hayden get down in one knee, but she didn't have a clue he was about to ask for her hand in marriage because the former National Football League professional pretended they were out for his friend's birthday party.

As for the wedding specifics, Henson said she's starting to plan, but wants to take a moment to savor life with her fiance first. She says the day started with a Cartier love bracelet before the 34-year-old corner back dropped to his knee. "Finally, it has happened to me!" she told Essence's Yes, Girl! podcast.

The 47-year-old said that Mother's Day is extraordinary for her because it was on the holiday that she gave birth to her now 24-year-old son, Marcell.

'I'm not the type to blast my personal business. Her boyfriend Kelvin Hayden gifted her a Cartier love bracelet and then proposed.

But Taraji is pleased she let the proposal play out as it did, and added she's "very very happy".

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NEW YORK (AP) - Taraji P. Henson says it was literally love at first sight when she met her new fiance. Henson explained that a "river of tears" poured out of her when she saw him get down on one knee, and before she knew it, her "lashes ended up on the floor".

We're absolutely delighted for her! "I knew, I just didn't know when he was going to pop the question", she smiled.

And while Taraji admits she was surprised by Kelvin asking her to be his wife, the Acrimony star admitted that she knew her beau had bought a ring.

Empire airs Wednesdays (eight p.m. ET) on Fox.