Kate Bosworth Confirms Engagement to Director Michael Polish
Kate Bosworth and her director beau Michael Polish are engaged. Last month, the actress hinted at a proposal from her boyfriend of one year in a travel blog for Vogue, but now, she's officially confirmed her engagement on Twitter, posting a photo that shows off her diamond.
"This photo was taken by my husband-to-be," she tweeted on Tuesday. "Thank you for all the wonderful engagement wishes ... We feel truly blessed."
How did the couple meet?
Bosworth first met her fiance on set of the indie film Big Sur, which Polish directed. Bosworth stars in the movie, which adapts Jack Kerouac's autobiographical novel. The film, also starring Jean-Marc Barr and Josh Lucas, is expected to arrive in theaters by the end of 2012.
Previously, Bosworth and True Blood actor Alexander Skarsgard had been an item for two years. The couple broke up, however, in July 2011. Before Skarsgard, Bosworth had been serious with Pirates of the Caribbean star Orlando Bloom. Their two-year relationship ended in 2005.
Bosworth and Polish made their debut as a couple in August 2011. The two were seen cuddling up at a Coldplay concert at UCLA.
And the actress has been smitten with her man ever since, telling Sunday Times Style Magazine in October 2011, "He’s a special one. There’s nobody in the world I admire or respect more. When I look at him, it’s not a crazy infatuation. It’s more like we are each other’s life partners.”
Polish is currently attached to to direct the film 18 Wheel Butterfly, reports Deadline. The film will star Evan Rachel Wood as a female trucker who is accused of a crime she did not commit. Now, she much outrun the law and drive across Texas in the summer of 1977. Meanwhile, Bosworth is currently starring in the indie drama Little Birds, opposite Juno Temple and Leslie Mann.