When Katharine McPhee walks down the aisle, it gained’t be the primary time David Foster sees her in a marriage costume.
The musician performed piano at McPhee’s February 2008 nuptials to her first husband, Nick Cokas. Foster is seen sitting on the keys behind the bride in PEOPLE’s unique photographs from the American Idol alum’s wedding ceremony.
He accompanied McPhee as she serenaded Cokas with Natalie Cole and Nat King Cole’s hit “Unforgettable,” after Cokas carried out Billy Joel’s “She’s Got a Way.”
McPhee, 34, confirmed the engagement information herself (by way of Ariana Grande gif and textual content with Just Jared founder Jared Eng) on social media, writing that 68-year-old Foster popped the query throughout their trip to Italy, which they’ve been documenting on Instagram over the previous few days.
“He did it at the top of this mountain in Anacapri. Totally dark, only stars. Thankfully he didn’t push me off the cliff. He said it was one or the other. And in the end he spared me,” she joked by way of textual content.
Later on Tuesday, Foster additionally confirmed the pleased information on social media, posting one of many many boat photographs they’ve snapped of one another throughout their particular trip.
“Yup!!,” he merely captioned the snap—although daughters Erin, 35, and Sara, 37, had extra to say about their new (youthful) stepmom. “Mommmyyyy,” Erin joked, whereas Sara wrote, “Out of the country. What did I miss?”
Back in September, as rumors of their romance popped up, Erin shared a photograph of the 2 to her Instagram Stories alongside the captions, “Excited about my new step mom,” and “My parents.”
At the time, a supply near David denied his romance with McPhee—and one other insider defined that “Erin’s quite obviously tongue-in-cheek and sarcastic Instagram comments were pointed at those who can’t seem to grasp that her dad and Kat can be colleagues, collaborators and longtime friends without it being some big romance.”
“They can’t even perform together without people saying they’re headed down the aisle,” the supply stated. “Erin was messing with people who jump to conclusions.”
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David and McPhee first sparked romance rumors in May 2017 when the 2 have been noticed having fun with a PDA-filled dinner date at Nobu in Malibu. The pair was additionally stated to have traveled collectively (with McPhee’s mother) not quickly after on a Vancouver getaway.
The two have had a protracted friendship, with David first assembly the American Idol alum on the set of the hit actuality singing competitors when she was a contestant in 2006.
McPhee beforehand collaborated with the Grammy-winning producer for a couple of dwell performances, together with his 2008 PBS tribute live performance Hit Man: David Foster & Friends.
Despite many public shows of affection, the couple didn’t go public with their romance till they stepped out collectively on the 2018 Met Gala.
This would be the second marriage for McPhee and the fifth for Foster, who was most not too long ago wed to Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Yolanda Hadid.
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