The internet is all a buzz with news that the blond bombshell Jessica Simpson is newly engaged to her boyfriend of 6 months. In an autograph signing on November 13, 2010 Ms. Simpson was wearing a beautiful ring on her left ring finger which was confirmed to be an engagement ring. The big event had actually occurred Thursday night, although the news did not break until Saturday. The news of Jessica Simpson engaged to Eric Johnson, NFL free agent tight end, comes mere days after her ex husband Nick Lachey announced his engagement to Vanessa Minnillo.
Eric Johnson played for the San Francisco 49ers from 2001-2006, he then joined the New Orleans Saints for a short stint from 2007-2008; he is not currently playing in the NFL. Mr. Johnson and Ms. Simpson began dating before his divorce from his first wife was finalized. No stranger to dating football players, Jessica was in a long term relationship with Dallas Cowboys quarter back Tony Romo, in which many people accused her of being a distraction to his game. Jessica Simpson engaged to Eric Johnson NFL free agent is what Jessica had hoped for as she has been quoted saying ” I definitely dreamed of being married my whole life and having children”.
This will be the second marriage for both Jessica and Eric, age 30 and 31 respectively neither party has any children. The ring she is now wearing is not your typical engagement ring. The yellow gold band with diamonds and rubies was designed especially for Ms. Simpson. With just a few days into this happy time the Jessica Simpson engaged story is garnering a lot of interest on the internet, as her fiance Eric Johnson NFL free agent.