Happily ever after! Model and actress Lydia Hearst said “yes!” to Nerdist CEO Chris Hardwick on Saturday, Sept. 12 — and the newly engaged couple couldn’t help but shout their love from the top of a (digital) mountain.
“I said YES!!!!!!” the 30-year-old heiress (her grandfather is the late publishing titan William Randolph Hearst) captioned a photo on Instagram. “Every love story is beautiful, but ours is my favorite. You completely swept me off my feet. You have shown me what it feels like to be loved and I love you with all my heart. My life is better because you are in it @nerdist.”
In the breathtaking photo, Hearst and Hardwick, 43, are locked in a passionate embrace as they kiss atop a picturesque tower.
Hardwick was ecstatic to share the happy news too, Instagramming a close-up of a massive diamond.
“My biggest win of the night was actually @lydiahearst saying YES!!!!!” he captioned the impressive shot. “This ring belonged to her grandmother Catherine Hearst and @patriciahearst has graciously and wonderfully passed it down to me to give to Lydia. IT’S OFFICIAL!!! What an absolutely perfect and amazing night!! I love this woman with all my heart…”
On Saturday, Hardwick and Hearst made a photogenic pair as they walked the red carpet at the 2015 Creative Arts Emmys, and the happy couple was spotted at the Chateau Marmont after the ceremony.
Hardwick took home the Emmy for Best Creative Achievement In Interactive Media (Social TV Experience) for his show, @midnight With Chris Hardwick.
My biggest win of the night was actually @lydiahearst saying YES!!!! This ring belonged to her grandmother Catherine Hearst and @patriciahearst has graciously and wonderfully passed it down to me to give to Lydia. IT’S OFFICIAL!!! What an absolutely perfect and amazing night!! I love this woman with all my heart….#YesThisMeansWhatYouThinkItMeans
The pair made their debut as a couple in December 2014 at the GQ Men of the Year party in Los Angeles, even sharing a kiss on the red carpet.
Hardwick was previously linked to actress and model Chloe Dykstra, and had a long-term relationship with actress Janet Varney. He was also once engaged to Real World alum Jacinda Barrett.
Hearst dated Entourage star Kevin Connolly for more than a year, though they called it quits on their relationship in May 2014.
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