Political commentator Tomi Lahren has announced she and former MLB player JP Arencibia are engaged. Lahren shared the news across social media yesterday (Saturday 25 September) as she gushed about her fiancé’s proposal. Following the news, some are curious to know more about the couple’s whirlwind romance.
Tomi Lahren announces engagement to JP Arencibia
Conservative commentator Tomi Lahren announced yesterday (Saturday 25 September) she and her boyfriend JP Arencibia were engaged.
Tomi Lahren first shared the news to her 1.6 million followers on Twitter as she shared a photo kissing her now fiancé while showing off her ring.
JP Arencibia has since shared the news on his own Instagram as he gushed over the moment he popped the question. While sharing a snap following his proposal, he wrote: “Happiest man on the planet. She said YES!”
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Who is JP Arencibia?
JP Arencibia, born 5 January 1986, is a former baseball catcher within the Major League Baseball. During his baseball career, he played for a number of teams, including Texas Rangers and Tampa Bay Rays but is best known for his stint with the Toronto Blue Jays.
Since leaving MLB, he has become a familiar face on-screen as an analyst for Fox Sports Florida, as he helms the coverage for the pre and post-game coverage of the Miami Marlins.
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How long have they been together?
It is not officially known when the pair started dating, although Arencibia previously hinted at their first date being sometime in January.
Taking to Instagram in March, the MLB player wrote: “11 weeks ago today we agreed to meet up for dinner. Now I can’t imagine what a day would be like without you.
“You are an amazing woman who pushes me to be better everyday. I am so proud of you and even more thankful to call you mine. My best friend. My ride or die. I love you Tomi. @tomilahren.”
The pair went on to debut their relationship on the social media platform in February as Lahren revealed they went on a road trip together from Miami to Nashville for a work commitment.
Before her relationship with Arencibia, Lahren was engaged to Brandon Fricke, a former congressional candidate for California’s 33rd district.
The pair announced their engagement in June 2019 but less than a year later, the Daily Mail reported in April 2020 they had gone their separate ways in February of that year.