Hayden Panettiere wore a massive boa constrictor around her neck during a LIVE with Kelly and Michael appearance earlier this morning, but even that couldn't distract from some choice bling.
"There's a very large diamond ring on your ring finger...I'm not sure if you want to announce anything...Does that signify anything, is that a promise of something?" Kelly Ripa asked.Related: Surprise! Boyfriend Plans Secret Pinterest Wedding for His Girlfriend
After some prodding, the Nashville actress, 24, did confirm that she's engaged to heavyweight boxing champion Wladimir Klitschko, 37. The unlikely pair met at a charity event and started dating in 2009 before parting ways in 2011. (Cute story: They first struck up a conversation when Panettiere exclaimed, "you're huge!" to which Klitschko responded, "you're tiny." She's 5 foot 1 and he's 6 foot 6.)
They rekindled their romance this past spring, and Panettiere told Glamour magazine that the experience made them even stronger this time around: "It's like the 2.0 version. I've always had relationships and stayed really good friends with the guys I have dated."
The happy couple captured in a rare private moment.
The bride-to-be told Ripa and co-host Michael Strahan that she hasn't set a date yet due to her busy filming schedule, but we'll keep our eyes peeled for another telltale ring appearance.
Congratulations to the happy couple!