Blair Underwood Announces He’s Engaged To His Friend Of 41 Years: ‘She’s Had My Back Since Before I Even Became An Actor’

The actor announced the engagement news via Instagram on Tuesday (Nov. 22).

Blair Underwood is introducing the world to his new fiancée Josie Hart! The handsome actor took to Instagram on Tuesday (Nov. 22) with news of his engagement, along with a heartfelt message to his bride-to-be.

“My personal highlight was walking the red carpet with my new fiancée Josie Hart,” Underwood captioned an Instagram photo of himself posing on the 50th International Emmy Awards red carpet with his leading lady.

Blair Underwood and Josie Hart attend the 50th International Emmy Awards at New York Hilton Midtown on November 21, 2022 in New York City.

At this time, it is unclear when the couple became engaged to marry. However, it is clear the star is smitten by his fiancée. In the Instagram caption, Underwood described Hart as “the most amazing, brilliant, beautiful, hilarious, thought-provoking, and insightful person” he knows.

“The future is crazy-bright, Girl! None of us ever know where God will guide our paths,” he happily expressed. “She’s had my back since before I even became an actor. When a 41-year friendship slaps you in the back of the head & blossoms into romance, you stand up, pay attention & step forward in gratitude. Gently forward. It begins!”

Congratulations to the couple on their big announcement! We look forward to learning more details about their upcoming nuptials.

FYI: In May 2021, Underwood announced his divorce from his wife of 27 years, Desiree DaCosta. The actor explained in a social media post that although their marriage ended, they will continue to be "the best of friends" as they co-parent their three children together.

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