Pippa Middleton is now engaged to James Matthews! The engagement for the couple comes after seriously dating for a year and, just like that, one of the world’s most eligible bachelorettes is no longer looking for that special someone. While Pippa has become a household name and the glowing subject of people who consider themselves Royal fanatics, Pippa Middleton wasn’t always on people’s radar. It wasn’t until Kate Middleton’s wedding in 2011 that Pippa, the Duchess of Cambridge’s sister, propelled to international stardom.
Supposedly, the proposal took the 32-year-old beauty by surprise; however, reports suggest that she’s beyond delighted. It looks like we’ll soon be getting another wedding that the world can’t stop talking about!
According to the Daily Mail, a friend of the family said that James asked Pippa’s father if he had permission to marry his daughter. Of course, he said yes. A friend of the family tells the outlet, “James is a traditionalist and very much wanted to do things properly. That meant getting his future father in law’s consent.”
When checking in with another family friend, the friend said, “Mike and Carole are very happy. They like James and they are sure he will make Pippa very happy.”
Both parents must be very proud that their daughters have fallen into such good hands and that their lives continue to take amazing turns. While James and Pippa haven’t been dating for long, they seem to be in love, and share many similar interests. A source says, “They love physical challenges. Pippa has swum the Bosphorus, climbed Mont Blanc and cycled across America. It makes them a good match. Earlier this year they completed 33 mile cross country ski race in Norway.”
What do you make of the Pippa Middleton/James Matthews engagement news? We’ll be keeping you up to date on all the information surrounding the wedding plans – don’t worry for a second!
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