Denise Laurel engaged to basketball player
|Actress Denise Laurel|
MANILA - Actress Denise Laurel is now in cloud nine after getting engaged with basketball player Solomon "Sol" Mercado.
On her official Instagram, Laurel shared photos and videos of her special day.
"I'm still speechless but I got to say the most important word... Yes!.. My love @m3rcmywords I thought I was already so blessed having u as a good friend through the years..but God just keeps on blessing us doesn't he? Lil warrior and I love u with all of our hearts and I know mom dad n the whole gang do as well," she said.
"I am so excited for the downs as ofcourse ups along the way so we can grow together more with God leading our partnership:) ur lil warrior n my best friend and now life partner :) I can go on and on but words can even describe how I feel.. I love u with all of me ," she added.
Laurel said she was very surprised by the proposal, which she described as "perfect".
She also showed off her engagement ring.
|Photo from Laurel's Instagram account|
In another post, Laurel also thanked all her fans who also expressed happiness over the engagement.
Laurel clarified that Solomon is not her son's biological father, but he is the "best father" to her son.
"No he's not the father of lil warrior biologically but he is the best father /daddy to lil warrior we are so blessed to have him n our family," she added.
In previous interviews, Laurel refused to reveal the identity of her son's father, except to say that he is an Italian-American.
Also on Instagram, Mercado expressed his happiness to have Laurel in his life.
"Happy Birthday @d_laurel I am so blessed to be able to celebrate such an amazing day with you... You have brought true JOY and Happiness into my life. Thank YOU for the LOVE you have shown me and being my EVERYTHING! With God at the center of our relationship I look forward to many more birthdays and celebrations ;) #UMW," Mercado said.
Laurel is now busy working on the hit series "Annaliza."