Fans of the Downton Abbey actress Lily James are mishmashed after the England-born sparked rumors of engagement with her new boyfriend, Michael Shuman. She is dating the Queens of the Stone Age rocker for several months since they got along earlier this year, but are they already on par for the next move in the relationship?
Previously, she was in a 5-years of on-again-off-again relationship with The Crown's Matt Smith, with whom she was rumored to be engaged. James was linked to Hollywood figures, from Dominic West to Chris Evans, with less than a year of her split.
Let's see if the Cinderella actress's engagement talks are real or one of many bluffs? Also, find out about her relationship history here.
Fogs Of Engagement Rumors To Boyfriend Michael- Are They Engaged?
Probably, years of togetherness play a vital role in grooming of understanding, eventually the relationship. But also, it's a fact that true feelings don't take time to evolve a relationship; such is alleged to be the case for the Darkest Hour actress.
It's no secret that she is in a relationship with her boyfriend of several months, Michael Shuman, a musician. The 5 feet 7 inches tall brunette fired up excitement among fans after the rumors of her engagement came forth this summer end. How and why?
Well, on August 17, 2021, while on a shopping spree with her female companions, Lily James was spotted with a band on her ring finger. As the English actress and model donned floral tie-front top and white mom jeans, she flashed a golden ring.
It was only 2 days after James and her boyfriend Michael had a fun date in Disneyland. So, it rose the curiosity, if the American bassist popped the question to her then.
However, a rep for the 32-year old actress denied, "This is 100% not true".
But still, fans are taking time to buy that, as Lily had removed the ring on another picture during the shopping, shortly after rumors of the engagement broke through the internet. Moreover, fans believe that things between the duo are already on a serious turn as she went to meet up with Michael's parents this April.
More About Boyfriend Shuman- Dating Story Began In 2021!!
As reported, the 2-time Screen Actors Guild-winning actress is dating Michael Shuman, the former co-front of Wires on Fire since early 2021. On Valentine's week this year, they confirmed their relationship as the couple kissed outside a boutique hotel in Suffolk.
Insiders claimed that the American musician was staying at the hotel, where James' crew quarantined while filming What's Love Got To Do With It? Moreover, in March 2021, Shuman was thought to be residing at Lily's £3 million home in North London.
By April 2021, Lily James, who is working on Pam & Tommy, walked hand-in-hand with the Queens of the Stone Age bassist in Los Angeles. They were reportedly on the way to meet Shuman's parents.
The English TV as well as film star's boyfriend Michael is an acclaimed musician with a career spanning nearly 2 decades. Born on August 20, 1985, the 35-year-old Grammy-nominated figure currently plays bass for the rock band Queens of the Stone Age; joined in 2007.
Previously, the LA, California-native was a co-front for Jubilee (2007- 2008) and Wires On Fire. Some of his notable album works include Era Vulgaris, Wires on Fire, Villians, Homewrecker, and ...Like Clockwork.
Past Relationships Of Lily James
Born Lily Chloe Ninette Thomson, the English actress who took her late father's name as her stage name 'Lily James', has been through many failed relationships in the past. Back in 2011, she briefly dated the British actor Jack Fox, but their romance ended after a year in 2012.
The War & Peace star got into a relationship with Doctor Who actor Matt Smith in 2014; they met on the set of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. While they remained together for 5 years before their split in December 2019, there were rumors of their engagement, but neither confirmed those.
Although the duo had reconciled in May 2020, it ended shortly.
A couple of months after the second split with Matt, she was spotted cozy with Captain America actor & multi-millionaire Chris Evans as they went out from a private club in London's Mayfair neighborhood. Later, the two were seen enjoying ice cream at a park near Buckingham Palace.
In October 2020, the Guildhall School of Music and Drama alumna had a two-day vacation in Italy with Affair star Dominic West. As they were seen cozy on a scooter ride through Rome, The Wire reportedly was not wearing his wedding ring.
Even though it led to swarms of claims about West's divorce, the actor later repelled the rumors. With his wife Catherine FitzGerald, he defended his marriage, posting a photo of the couple together and stated, "Our marriage is strong."
No confirmation of Lily James' romance with Dominic West ever came into existence.