Things have gotten pretty steamy on Morning Joe!
It’s been long speculated that Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski were an item due to their palpable chemistry on the MSNBC talk show.
The two journalists have never confirmed their relationship before, but now the cat’s out of the bag — as the cohosts are engaged!
In an interview with Vanity Fair, the talk show duo revealed Scarborough popped the question during a romantic getaway to the South of France and Monaco last weekend.
The pair was celebrating Brzezinski’s 50th birthday at Bar Bellini at the Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Antibes when Joe got down on one knee — and was so nervous, Mika thought he was sick!
The bride-to-be explained:
“Halfway up the hill, he said he needed to sit down. We hadn’t been feeling well, so I thought, Oh, poor guy, he can’t make it up the hill├óΓé¼┬ª His glasses were fogging up he was so nervous. I kept thinking he really must not have felt well.”
That’s when the former House Rep. dropped down with an oval-shaped diamond in his hand. She continued:
“When I saw him on one knee, I started laughing nervously, almost hysterically. And then he asked, and I said, ‘Absolutely.'”
Scarborough has already been married twice before, and confesses it’s the only part of his life he hasn’t “gotten right in the past” — but says things will be different this time, because his fianc├â┬⌐e is also his coworker.
The 54-year-old admitted:
“I thought after the last time that I would never, ever do this again in a million years. Then it occurred to me that with us working together and being live on the air every day for three hours that we were forced, no matter what disagreements we had, what misunderstandings we had, to work through it and get right with each other by 5:59 A.M.”
Let’s hope he’s right — otherwise we’re in for some tense episodes of Morning Joe. (We kid!)
Jokes aside, we’re so happy for the soon-to-be newlyweds!
[Image via MSNBC.]