Benjamin seemingly confirmed the news in a lengthy Instagram post. However, he did not explicitly name Bella.
“A little more than three years ago I crossed roads with the most amazing human being. That day, my life changed forever, and I’m deeply grateful for every single moment we shared together since,” the Italian musician wrote, in part. “Only God know how many hearts I’ve broken and how many people I’ve hurt selfishly following my ego, of all the things I could and should do better, and of that I take full responsibility, for all my sins and mistakes – but I know now it was all part of a bigger plan that guided to where I am today,” he wrote. “I am now ready for a new chapter of my life and have complete faith in what is meant to be, I choose the path of truth above all.”
The pair were first spotted together in April 2019. Nearly two years later, the couple announced their engagement via Instagram in March 2021. “She said YES,” the musician shared alongside photos of the couple showing off the engagement ring. Bella, for her part, also shared photos on social media alongside the caption, “You would have said yes too.”
Benjamin proposed in front of a large sign that read “Marry Me,” with tons of twinkle lights, rose petals and even a giant flower bouquet in the shape of a heart. “He used my first love (acting) to ask me to be his forever love,” Bella added in a Twitter post.
“How it started,” Benjamin captioned on Instagram Stories post showing Bella commented on his Instagram when they first got together. In another post he added, “How it’s going,” alongside their engagement pics.
“I’ve never felt like this in my life,” Bella told Elite Daily in April 2021 about their relationship. “I also think that when you find a partner that deals with you well … that seems like a negative connotation but in relationships, everyone has their thing, everyone has their good and bad. With Ben, he always finds a way to really comfort me, and to find a way to make my emotions valid.”
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