Justin Bieber confirms engagement in sweet Instagram message to Hailey Baldwin: “You are the love of my life”

By Meaghan Wray

Never say never… Justin Bieber is officially off the market, and Hailey Baldwin is the lucky girl wearing the engagement ring! While the lovebirds were soaking up the sun in the Bahamas, the Canadian singer got down on one knee and proposed, TMZ first reported. While the sweet event was spotted by two onlookers, nothing was officially confirmed by the superstars until Justin took to Instagram on Monday night (July 9) to seal the deal.

Was gonna wait a while to say anything but word travels fast, listen plain and simple Hailey I am soooo in love with everything about you! So committed to spending my life getting to know every single part of you loving you patiently and kindLY. I promise to lead our family with honor and integrity letting Jesus through his Holy Spirit guide us in everything we do and every decision we make. My heart is COMPLETELY and FULLY YOURS and I will ALWAYS put you first! You are the love of my life Hailey Baldwin and I wouldn’t want to spend it with anybody else. You make me so much better and we compliment eachother so well!! Can’t wait for the best season of life yet!. It’s funny because now with you everything seems to make sense! The thing I am most excited for is that my little brother and sister get to see another healthy stable marriage and look for the same!!! Gods timing really is literally perfect, we got engaged on the seventh day of the seventh month, the number seven is the number of spiritual perfection, it’s true GOOGLE IT! Isn’t that nuts? By the way I didn’t plan that, anyways My goodness does feel good to have our future secured! WERE GONNA BE BETTER AT 70 BABY HERE WE GO! “He who finds a wife finds a good thing and obtains FAVOR from the Lord!” This is the year of favor!!!!

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Sharing two gorgeous black-and-white photos of the couple, the 24-year-old wrote: “Was gonna wait a while to say anything but word travels fast, listen plain and simple Hailey I am soooo in love with everything about you! So committed to spending my life getting to know every single part of you loving you patiently and kindLY.”

He continued: “My heart is COMPLETELY and FULLY YOURS and I will ALWAYS put you first! You are the love of my life Hailey Baldwin and I wouldn’t want to spend it with anybody else. You make me so much better and we compliment eachother so well!! Can’t wait for the best season of life yet!. It’s funny because now with you everything seems to make sense! The thing I am most excited for is that my little brother and sister get to see another healthy stable marriage and look for the same!!!”

The 21-year-old model returned the outpouring of emotion, writing on Twitter: “Not sure what I did in life to deserve such happiness but I am so utterly grateful to God for giving me such an incredible person to share my life with! No words could ever express my gratitude.”

It's a sweet sentiment from Justin, who’s had a rocky road to love in recent years. After being an on again, off again boyfriend to Selena Gomez since December 2010, it seems like Hailey and Justin’s old flame (which first ignited in 2009) never died out. Fans were in a frenzy thinking that Hailey and another Canadian star, Shawn Mendes, made their debut as a couple at the Met Gala this year, but it was not so.

A video of the model meeting her now-fiancé for the first time nine years ago has resurfaced, showing the shy teenager shaking hands with the “Baby” singer. Hailey and her dad, Stephen Baldwin, were attending the NYC premiere of Justin’s film Never Say Never when the future lovebirds first met.

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