'41-year friendship blossoms into romance': Blair Underwood announces engagement with Josie Hart

'The future is crazy-bright Girl!' Blair Underwood wrote in his social media post

'41-year friendship blossoms into romance': Blair Underwood announces engagement with Josie Hart
Blair Underwood and Josie Hart attend the 50th International Emmy Awards at New York Hilton Midtown on November 21, 2022 in New York City (Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)
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NEW YORK CITY, NEW YORK: 'Sex and the City' star, Blair Underwood has announced that he is engaged to her long-time friend, Josie Hart. It comes 18 months after he got divorced from actor Desiree DaCosta. Underwood announced his engagement to Hart with the world after going public on social media, and the fans are loving it.

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"The most amazing, brilliant, beautiful, hilarious, thought-provoking, and insightful person I know who continuously lives life out loud. The future is crazy-bright Girl!" the 'Self Made' star wrote in his Instagram caption on Wednesday, November 23, alongside a photo of the pair dressed to impress as they posed on the red carpet at the 50th International Emmy Awards.

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The 'Set it Off' star, Blair went ahead and shared how the 41-year-long friendship blossomed into romance as it hits. He also praised Hart for always having his back. "None of us ever know where God will guide our paths," Underwood shared further, praising Hart for "always having my back since before I even became an actor."

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The 'Quantico' star continued, "When a 41-year friendship slaps you in the back of the head and blossoms into romance, you stand up, pay attention, and step forward in gratitude. Gently forward. It begins!" he concluded. After sharing the news of their plans to wed, several of his famous friends showed love and wished the couple happiness and many years together, Radar Online reported.

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Underwood previously credited his then-wife DaCosta with taking on the iconic role of Dr Robert Leeds on 'Sex and the City', revealing she urged him to pursue the opportunity, the couple was married for 27 years before calling it quits in 2021. Paris, 25, Blake, 21, and daughter Brielle, 23, whom they referred to as "incredible" in their joint social media breakup statement, are the exes' three children.

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"Three souls to which God entrusted us," the former flames gushed, noting they have "always put their best interests first and will continue to do so." As per the report, DaCosta and Underwood said they would continue to be "the best of friends and co-parents," telling fans they will always have the "utmost respect for one another as we embark upon this new chapter of our lives, separately."

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Underwood is also recognized for starring in TV shows such as 'L.A. Law', 'The Event', 'Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.', and 'Quantico', in addition to his film work, including 'Krush Groove', 'Set It Off', and 'Something New' while there is not much known about Hart who has been Underwoods' best friend before he became an actor and made news after she was seen at the 50th International Emmy Awards in New York City alongside Underwood. 

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