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Laura Harrier is officially engaged! On September 20, the Spider-Man: Homecoming star announced that she and partner Sam Jarou are getting married after nearly three years of dating. “Yes. We recently got engaged, which I’m really excited about,” Harrier confirmed in her recent Cosmo cover story, in which she also spoke about self-care, mental health and the importance of black women in the film industry.
“[It’s] the cliché, if you know it, you know it. I never really believed it until this happened to me.”
Harrier’s fiancé Jarou is a freelance creative consultant who splits his time between France and Los Angeles. The couple first met at a dinner in LA in 2019 and have kept the details of their relationship a secret ever since. “He’s the first guy I’ve dated that I actually listen to when he’s giving me outfit advice,” admitted Harrier, whose Instagram grid is full of style inspiration.
Speaking about the engagement, Harrier added: “It was really easy and sweet in Paris. I never wanted one of those big, flashy public engagements. That’s just not my personality.”
Prior to meeting Jarou, Harrier was romantically linked to Golden State Warriors player Klay Thompson, whom she first met in 2018, traveling to France the following month. Harrier and Thompson never officially announced their split on social media, but the “BlacKkKlansman” star has happily moved on and found the person she wants to spend the rest of her life with.
“[It’s] the cliche, if you know, you know,” she told Cosmo of how she found love with Jarou. “I never really believed it until this happened to me. It’s a weird feeling when you just find peace and quiet.” She continued, “I also truly believe that you have to be ready within yourself before you can find someone else to be with, which I have always thought it was a cliché until I felt secure in myself and who I am and where I am in life.”
While Harrier hasn’t released any pictures of the proposal or her engagement ring just yet, we can only hope she’ll share details about the upcoming nuptials soon.