Chris Rock NOT Engaged To Megalyn Echikunwoke, Despite Report
Chris Rock is not engaged, despite a ton of inaccurate speculation. Gossip Cop can correct this wrong rumor. We’re told it’s “untrue.”
HollywoodLife, for example, squeals, “A day before Chris finalized his divorce from his wife of 20 years, he posed with his girlfriend, Megalyn Echikunwoke, who was flaunting a ring on her finger.” After the webloid questions whether Rock is “headed back to the wedding chapel,” the site claims an Instagram photo of Echikunwoke sparked “engagement talk” because she was wearing a ring on her left finger (see right). “All eyes were looking at the ring on Megalyn’s hand, which was thrust right in the foreground,” blathers the blog with perhaps a tad too much exaggeration.
HollywoodLies, as it has become known, notes the caption alongside the picture read, “Last night we celebrated new beginnings,” and extrapolates that it must mean the “CSI: Miami” actress is engaged to Rock, who just finalized his two-decade marriage to Malaak Compton-Rock. But the often discredited site is wrong again.
For starters, Echikunwoke hardly “thrust” the ring into the foreground. She simply put he arm around Rock’s neck. Also, the piece of jewelry in the photo above hardly looks like an engagement. And lastly and most importantly, Rock has not proposed to Echikunwoke. A rep for Rock tells Gossip Cop all the speculation is “untrue,” adding the actress and Rock are “not engaged.”