Michelle Williams ‘engaged to secret boyfriend’
MICHELLE Williams is "engaged to marry secret boyfriend Andrew Youmans," according to new reports by Us Weekly.
The four-time Oscar-nominated actor dated late Australian actor Heath Ledger from 2004 to 2007 and their daughter Matilda was just two-years-old when he died from an accidental overdose almost 10 years ago.
The Brokeback Mountain actor was seen wearing a heart-shaped diamond ring on her left hand at the Golden Globes earlier this month but the magazine says she "brushed it off as just beautiful jewellery".
Michelle, 37, was also seen wearing the impressive sparkler while on holiday in the Bahamas with Andrew and daughter Matilda for New Year's Eve.
Sources told E! news: "They spent lazy days on the beach reading and playing in the water. Michelle had a diamond ring on her left ring finger, even at the beach.
"She never took it off day after day, even when she went in the ocean. At one point she was looking closely at the ring and cleaning it."
The mum-of-one was first seen with Andrew, 50, last July when she was filming All the Money in the World in Rome.
They were seen walking hand-in-hand in the beautiful Italian city and stopped to kiss and take it the sights.
Andrew is believed to work as a financial consultant in New York and started his own firm called Yomo Consulting in 1996.
Michelle is staunchly protective of her private life and rarely gives interviews.
A source continued to E!: "It is very important to Michelle to keep her private life private and out of the press.
"She has been wearing a heart-shaped diamond ring for awhile but doesn't want to confirm or deny whether they are engaged.
"All she will say is that they are very happy together."
But in a revealing interview with Porter magazine in 2016, Michelle admitted it will "never be right" raising her daughter Matilda without Heath.
She also added that she never thought she'd be dating again in her thirties.
She said: "In all honesty, for pretty much everything else, I feel like I'm a believer in not fighting circumstances, accepting where you are and where you've been."
"In pretty much all senses but one, I would be able to go totally down that line of thinking were it not for Matilda not having her dad.
"You know, that's just something that doesn't … I mean, it just won't ever be right."
When asked about dating, she said: "I feel really sensitive about it and certainly did not expect to still be dating at 36 with an 11-year-old. This is not what I imagined."
This story originally appeared in The Sun and is reproduced here with permission