Lorde’s Parents Get Engaged After Nearly 30 Years Together

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By Michael Lewittes

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Lorde has finally seen “a diamond in the flesh,” and it’s now on her mom’s left ring finger.

On Monday, the superstar singer shared that her parents Vic O’Connor, a civil engineer, and her poet mom Sonja Yelich are engaged — after nearly three decades of being a couple.

“BEST DAY – went to niagara falls – my dad proposed to my mum after almost 30 years together,” tweeted Lorde.

Acknowledging the lyrics from her hit “Royal” — “I’ve never seen a diamond in the flesh/I cut my teeth on wedding rings in the movies” — an excited Lorde added, “inevitable response yes i know i have seen a diamond now.”

Gossip Cop isn’t sure why Lorde’s folks are now rushing into marriage, but still we wish them the best!

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