Pop star NICK LACHEY is planning to wed again – JESSICA SIMPSON's ex-husband has asked longtime girlfriend VANESSA MINNILLO to marry him.
Representatives for the couple have confirmed they are engaged.
A joint statement issued to UsMagazine.com reads, "We're excited and incredibly happy about our engagement and we look forward to a wonderful future together."
The couple started dating in 2006 shortly after Lachey divorced Simpson.
The engagement news comes just days before the couple celebrates joint birthdays – Lachey will turn 37 and Minnillo 30 on on November 9th!
All the girls who crushed on Nick back in the days of 98 Degrees dreams all just got crushed after reading this, I know mine did! Nick was my celebrity crush from about 9-16 years old. Who are some of your childhood Celeb crushes?! Let us know
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