Emeli Sande has revealed she is engaged to girlfriend Yoana Karemova.
The singer, 35, introduced the information on Wednesday, displaying off her dazzling diamond and ruby ring as she revealed on social media: ‘I stated sure!’
The pleased information comes six months after she introduced she was a part of the LGBT group and in a same-sex relationship with Yoana.
I stated sure! Emeli Sande revealed on Wednesday that she’s engaged to Yoana Karemova after her girlfriend popped the query six months after the singer got here out as LGBTQ
It will likely be Emeli’s second marriage as she was beforehand wed to marine biologist Adam Gouraguine.
The couple went their separate methods in 2014 after courting for greater than a decade and exchanging vows in 2012.
When she got here out in March, Emeli was requested if she now considers herself to be bisexual, to which she stated: ‘I’m undecided what I determine as however I assume so. I simply really feel like I ought to fall in love with whoever I fall in love with.’
Emeli met Yoana whereas finding out classical music and lately admitted that she is ‘happier than ever’ within the relationship.
Cute couple: Emeli met Yoana whereas finding out classical music and lately admitted that she is ‘happier than ever’ within the relationship (pictured September 15)
In April, the singer admitted she needs she spoke about her sexuality sooner as she stated she lastly looks like she might be herself after asserting her similar intercourse relationship.
The Subsequent To Me hitmaker referred to as her pianist girlfriend her love ‘for all times’ and stated the relationship got here ‘naturally’ after deciding she can be sincere if she was requested whereas selling her new album Let’s Say for Occasion.
Chatting with Angle editor Cliff Joannou, Emeli stated she by no means decided to come back out however stated the subject got here up in her interview with Metro as her girlfriend was sitting alongside her.
However she admitted she has felt strain to outline her sexuality since revealing her relationship, as she gushed that Yoana was her love ‘for all times’ and stated she is simply having fun with being in love.
Congratulations! Emeli confirmed off her dazzling diamond and ruby engagement ring as she shared a selfie as a newly-engaged lady
She defined: ‘Even on the [Metro] interview, as quickly as I stated ‘I am in love with Yoana’, he was like ‘so what does that make you?’ and I hadn’t actually considered it, I used to be simply having fun with being in love.
‘I simply really feel that I can fall in love with anyone at any time, and proper now I am in love with Yoana and that is it for all times!’
Attractive: She gave followers a detailed up have a look at her eye-catching bling
The singer admitted she regrets not talking publicly about her sexuality sooner, however stated she would not suppose she would have been capable of do it any earlier.
‘I want I might have possibly carried out this sooner, as a result of it does really feel actually good,’ she stated.
‘Folks might see I used to be going by means of rather a lot – melancholy and this and that, and I feel I wasted an excessive amount of time in that low vitality, so I want I used to be up in myself rather a lot sooner, however it’s all a course of. I do not suppose I might have carried out it again then.’
Emeli stated though being ‘out and proud’ is new for her, she has by no means outlined who she falls in love with and has developed emotions for each women and men since childhood.
She continued: ‘It is all new as in like being out and being proud, that is new to be, however I’ve at all times felt that – I by no means have guidelines of who I fall in love with and I’ve at all times felt a lot help from the group.
‘So it isn’t one thing that looks like my life has modified that a lot, it is simply who is aware of about it and being open, that is the primary half.’
Previous instances: Emeli divorced marine biologist Adam Gouraguine, who she met whereas finding out on the College of Glasgow, in 2014 after simply two years of marriage (pictured in 2012)
Emeli fell in love with Yoana after splitting from her childhood sweetheart Adam however stated she hasn’t spoken to him about her new relationship.
When requested in the event that they had been nonetheless involved, Emeli replied: ‘No, in no way however we had been collectively since we had been 17, we had been nice associates greater than something, he is an excellent man, and every so often he’ll replace me with what he is as much as and he is simply doing superb issues and I am actually pleased for him and I hope he’s pleased for me as properly.’
Emeli advised the Guardian’s G2 of her romance with Yoana: ‘I assume individuals made extra of a narrative about it as a result of I fell in love with a girl. However for me, being in love at this degree, that is the story. I’ve undoubtedly by no means felt this depth of affection’.
Cute couple: Emeli stated though being ‘out and proud’ is new for her, she has by no means outlined who she falls in love with and has developed emotions for each women and men since childhood
She went on so as to add that she feels ‘divided’ as she is aware of many individuals might not be within the place to be as open with their sexuality as she is.
Emeli stated of her emotions: ‘I undoubtedly hope that I can assist another person really feel the power to do the identical. However I most likely must get a bit extra clued up.’
Emeli revealed their relationship in candy Instagram submit on April 2, confessing that her ‘soulmate’ had given her ‘the power she wanted’.
Posting a loved-up snap of the pair, the Subsequent To Me singer wrote: ‘I am so fortunate to have discovered my soul mate Yoana, she’s such a unprecedented lady! Falling in love along with her gave me the power I wanted!
‘Feels so good to be in love and I really feel happier than ever. I am deeply touched by all of your messages of affection and help. Thanks a lot to your acceptance and sort needs.
‘Seems like an enormous weight has been lifted, here is to a brand new starting in reality and happiness,’ she concluded the caption.
Cute couple: Emeli revealed their relationship in candy Instagram submit on April 2, confessing that her ‘soulmate’ had given her ‘the power she wanted’