Update, August 9: After news of her engagement first broke on Tuesday, Ellie Goulding has now taken to Instagram to confirm the announcement and to debut her pretty engagement ring. "I tend to keep my life very private these days and I have enjoyed the time I've had away from all the madness," she captioned her new post. "But we've had so many beautiful messages of support and love the past few days, as have our families, that we wanted to say thank you so much!" Scroll down to read her sweet message in full.
Originally published on August 7:Congratulations are in order: Ellie Goulding and boyfriend Caspar Jopling are engaged. As People reports, the British singer announced the news in a very traditional, anti-Instagram way: in the newspaper. She has yet to comment on the news on social media, but you can bet we're eagerly anticipating a peek at her engagement ring.
The announcement in the UK-based paper The Times, which used Ellie's real name, Elena, read: "The engagement is announced between Caspar, son of The Hon Nicholas Jopling of Yorkshire and Mrs. Jayne Warde-Aldam of Yorkshire, and Elena, daughter of Mr. Arthur Goulding of Herefordshire and Mrs. Tracey Sumner of West Midlands." Stay tuned as we learn more about their impending nuptials.