‘Great Expectations’, ‘Worried About The Boy’ star Douglas Booth gets engaged to actress Bel Powley

WION Web Team
New Delhi Published: Jul 07, 2021, 06:11 PM(IST)

Bel Powley and Douglas Booth Photograph:( Instagram )

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Booth, 28, and Powley, 28, met each other on the set of 'Mary Shelley' in 2016. 

On Saturday, the ‘LOL’ actor Douglas Booth asked his long-time actress girlfriend Bel Powley to marry him, announced the actress on Instagram with supporting photos from what seemed to be a weekend getaway/picnic-turned-marriage proposal. 


Posting a bunch of photos from the special occasion, Powley said in her caption section, “Football's coming home…and so is my husband,” and followed them up with football and ring emojis. 

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Booth, on his Instagram account, posted a different series of pictures from the same day, and captioned it as, “Very, VERY happy! 😆 @belpowley.” 

In no time, the comments section of their respective Instagram posts were flooded with congratulatory messages from very famous people. Reese Witherspoon wrote, “WOOOOOHOOOOOO!!!." Florence Pugh added, “Ahhhhh!!!! Congratulations chicken!! Amazing news. X"


 “Ahhh congrats!!!!” wrote Lily Collins and Ashley benson dropped a “Congrats Doug!!!!!!!!!” note. 


Talking about how the two of them met, Powley shared in an earlier interview, “He was playing Percy Shelley and Elle Fanning was playing Mary; I played Claire Clairmont, Mary's stepsister. That's when we fell in love – ahhh!” The coupe originally met on the sets of the period drama ‘Mary Shelley’ in 2016.


Booth will be seen in films like ‘The Way of the Wind’, ‘Unwelcome’, and ‘Gore’. Powley, on the other hand, will be seen in the second season of Jennifer Aniston-Reese Witherspoon starrer ‘The Morning Show’. She is best known for her movies like ‘The King of Staten Island’, ‘White Boy Rick’ and ‘the Diary of a Teenage Girl’. 

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