Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom are Engaged

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Singer, Katy Perry, and actor, Orlando Bloom, have both had high-profile relationships in the past. Perry dated fellow musician John Mayer and was married to comedian Russel Brand. Bloom was famously married to supermodel and businesswoman, Miranda Kerr. The two have an eight-year-old son together, Flynn, according to People.

Now, with Perry and Bloom together, they’re taking their relationship to the next level by getting engaged. Learn more about their engagement and their relationship history ahead.

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Both Perry and Bloom confirmed their engagement on Instagram. Perry shared a close-up shot of their faces and her ring with the caption “full bloom” with her 75 million Instagram followers with heart-shaped balloons in the background. Bloom shared the same photo with his 2 million Instagram followers with the caption, “lifetimes.”

Perry’s mother shared pictures from the couple’s engagement party on her Facebook page but later deleted them, according to People. She captioned the pictures “Look who got engaged on Valentines Day!!”

How did Katy Perry and Orlando Bloom meet?

While it’s unclear when the couple were first introduced, dating rumors starting flying when they both attended a Golden Globes after party in 2016, according to UsWeekly. “Katy and Orlando Bloom had a total dance-off — it was the best part of the party,” a source said. “Katy literally dropped to the floor and was waving her booty around, beckoning Orlando.”

When did they start dating?

In the weeks following their Golden Globes after party dance-off, the two were seen multiple times together. First, in L.A. at a production of the play, The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey, according to Cosmopolitan. Then at an Adele concert, on vacation together in Hawaii, and finally at Coachella.

Bloom and Perry didn’t make their relationship official until May 20, 2016. Perry shared a picture of her and Bloom in Cannes, France, for the Cannes Film Festival, with the caption, “we cannes’t.”

Does Perry get along with Bloom’s ex, Miranda Kerr?

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Judging from a TMZ video from Perry’s birthday in May 2018, Kerr and Perry do get along. Bloom and Kerr’s son, Flynn, celebrated Perry’s birthday with Perry and Bloom. In the video, Perry can be seen accepting a birthday gift from Kerr. And Perry says, “Love you, Flynnie,” in front of Kerr, giving the impression they get along.

Bloom and Perry’s brief split

The couple announced their split on March 1, 2017, in a joint statement. “Before rumours or falsifications get out of hand, we can confirm that Orlando and Katy are taking respectful, loving space at this time,” the statement read.

They’re seen together at an Ed Sheeran concert in August 2017 but don’t confirm they’re back together until Perry says so on an episode of American Idol. The topic of dating contestants came up to which Perry said, “No, I’m sorry I have been spoken for and speak for myself […] And I’m very happy!”