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Kat McPhee Reveals Her Engagement Ring From David Foster

mcphee fosterWINDSOR, ENGLAND - JUNE 27: Katharine McPhee (L) and David Foster attend the Argento Ball for the Elton John AIDS Foundation in association with BVLGARI & Bob and Tamar Manoukian on June 27, 2018 in Windsor, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/Dave Benett/Getty Images for BVLGARI and EJAF)

American Idol alum Kat McPhee’s big engagement ring debut coincided with a rather bittersweet message addressing the recent loss of her father.

The singer posted a photo of her large new bauble concealing her face this weekend, alongside a message about her late father’s thoughts about her recent engagement to producer David Foster.

“It’s been a hard week,” the Waitress lead expressed. “Lots of tears but I want to thank my friends and family for all the love and support. My dad was so happy for me. My ring was the last thing I showed my dad before he passed and makes me smile when I look at this as a reminder of our last conversation.”

McPhee’s father, Daniel McPhee, passed away in mid-July, just weeks after Foster proposed to the singer during an Italian getaway.

“Now I’m ready to share with all of you what has been my sunshine amongst this painful loss,” she added this weekend in her ring selfie caption. “My love wisely said to me the other day that ‘death is the only thing that is 100 percent inevitable and the thing we are least prepared for.’ So today we’re celebrating life and not forgetting love.”

This will be the second marriage for McPhee, who was previously married to Nick Cokas, and the fifth for the award-winning musician and producer, who was once married to Linda Thompson and Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star Yolanda Hadid.

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Esther Lee
Esther Lee
Esther is the Senior News Editor at The Knot. A self-proclaimed pop culture enthusiast, she appreciates a good celebrity interview just as much as she adores Nancy Meyers movies. You can find her kicking off her mornings with barre and a green juice, traveling and exploring new cultures, and rapidly scrolling her feed for the latest and greatest news. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter at @theestherlee.