He put a ring on it! Joey lawrence is engaged to the actress Samantha cope one year after filing for divorce from Chandie lawrence, Us weekly can confirm exclusively.
“Tubi has been great,” Joey said. U.S on Thursday August 5 in an interview for his next film, TO SWIM, which premieres on the platform on August 13, explaining that the company also bought a script that he wrote. “Believe it or not, my writing partner and I [sold the script to Tubi], I continue my relationship with them. “
He added that his partner is also his fiancee. “But we have sold an original movie, a romantic comedy, which we will be doing later this year.”
After confirming the couple’s engagement, the 45-year-old actor spoke briefly about the couple’s upcoming wedding plans.
“A lot of things are happening, you know, there are a lot of things going on, which we will talk about soon, but yeah, it’s a lot of great things,” he said. “Lots of really cool things. She is the best person in the world. “
The To flourish The star met Cope, 34, on the set of his upcoming movie Lifetime, directed by his brother. Andrew Lawrence.
“So we met there and out of nowhere, you know, it was a crazy year and a half for everyone, obviously everyone,” Joey added. “So when you least expect it [it,] Amazing things happen and meeting her has really been the best thing I’ve ever had. “
Before announcing the happy news, the Organized killers The actress shared a selfie of the couple via Instagram on Sunday August 1, subtitling it, “thank you post for this guy 🤍! Life is full of blessings but also unpredictable little battles. I can’t thank you enough for staying positive even through the toughest times. You are my favorite baby #gratitude. “
Lawrence commented on his post at the time, writing, “Honey… you are an incredible pillar of strength, love and kindness and you continue to amaze me every day. Life is certainly a bumpy and unpredictable journey … but knowing that the rest of my journey will be with you makes it worthwhile. And in fact you are my favorite babe. #gratitude 🤍. “
Jen lilley He also commented on the selfie and hinted at the happy news. “I’m so sad I missed your big day,” she wrote.
The Melissa and joey The student filed for divorce from his wife of 15 years, Chandie, in July 2020.
After his “crazy” year, Joey was initially surprised to meet the Flowers and Honey actress “out of nowhere”.
“Last year, 2020 was really something,” he explained to U.S. “And when you least expect it, you know, you literally meet the perfect person for you, and all those intangibles come into play … and then you find yourself [the] correct person. “
The two actors dated for 11 months amid the pandemic and the closure of the coronavirus.
“It’s great to be this age and that happens because all the pretense is gone and you are not playing,” he said. Brotherly love alum spoke effusively about dating him Insecure alum. “And there was no way for anyone to eat and drink [because] we couldn’t go anywhere. So we were literally saying that we had been together like 11 months and that we saw a movie, literally one, and we went out to dinner five times. … I was just hanging out, trapped in that, you know, confined space. And when you can meet the best person for you in that kind of environment, that’s saying something. “
The Dancing with the stars The student, who shares his daughters Charleston, 15, and Liberty, 11, with his ex-wife, said his sons knew Cope and approve of their relationship.
“They like it a lot,” he explained. “I mean, it’s been a journey for them too, but they’re 15 and 11 and they’re great.”
The Celebrity Big Brother alum has been married twice. Hey wed Michelle vella in 2002, but the couple separated three years later. Joey then married Chandie in July 2005 after meeting her at Disney World years earlier.