As speculation erupted yesterday over reports of Drew Barrymore's engagement, the blogosphere eagerly awaited word from the star's camp confirming the news. And, oh, did it come. Barrymore and fiancé Will Kopelman released this (gorgeous) engagement portrait shot by photographer David Khinda.
The sun-drenched photo shows the couple in a candid moment, where Barrymore—whisking back her hair—flashes a dazzling view of her Graff jewelers engagement ring. The radiant-cut, nearly-4-carat diamond is set on a band of smaller diamonds, which Kopelman presented to his bride-to-be while the pair where vacationing in Sun Valley, Idaho during the holidays.
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