Reality TV star Kim Kardashian is ecstatic after getting engaged to boyfriend Kris Humphries.The basketball player got down on bended knee in her bedroom last Wednesday with a huge diamond ring thought to be worth $2 million after a whirlwind six-month romance.
Kim flashed the sparkling ring as she went through security today at LAX airport.
Bling: Kim Kardashian flashes her 20.5 carat diamond engagement ring at LAX airport today
Sparkler: The reality star's fiancé Kris Humphries proposed with the huge diamond, rumoured to be worth $2 million
The 30-year-old tells America's People magazine: 'I didn't expect this at all. I was in such shock. I never thought it would happen at home, and I never thought now.'
The New Jersey Nets player, 26, asked for her hand in marriage with a custom-made 20.5 carat Lorraine Schwartz diamond sparkler.
The 6ft 9in basketball star picked out the ring with the help of Kim's manager mother Kris Jenner.
He enthused: 'I just knew I wanted it to be big.'
The athlete proposed by writing 'will you marry me' in rose petals on her bed in her $4.8million Beverly Hills home.
After Kim accepted, the couple celebrated with the Kardashian-Jenner clan during a family dinner.
Kim told the magazine: 'Kris really didn't want a big celebration, but he had jokingly told my mom he'd be fine if there were mini-horses there.
'Later that night at the party, my mom brought out two mini-horses, covered in glitter, for us! It was hysterical!'
Big news: Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries announced their engagement exclusively in this week's issue of People magazine
She then asked Kim and Kris to give her more time to prepare for the wedding than her other daughter Khloe.
Kim's sister Khloe also added: 'I can't believe I was able to keep this a secret but now I can scream all I want about it! Kim is engaged!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! OMG!!!!!!!!!!'
We've got a secret: Kardashian and Humphries were giving nothing away about their engagement the previous day as they dined out in Los Angeles last Thursday
The couple started dating last December soon after Kim ended her brief dalliance with Canadian model Gabriel Aubry - Halle Berry's ex.
It won't be the first marriage for Kim, she eloped to Las Vegas with music producer Damon Thomas - 10 years her senior - when she was just 19, but divorced in 2004 after four years together.
Excited: Kim tweeted the news to her 7.6 million followers
Support: Kim's sister Kourtney wished the couple well
The producer has vehemently denied the claims and accused his ex-wife of being 'obsessed with fame' in an interview with In Touch magazine earlier this month.
In 2007, she famously dated rapper Ray J - who featured alongside her in a notorious sex tape.
No idea: The socialite was spotted having lunch in Beverly Hills just hours before Humphries' proposal
Last year, she briefly dated Dallas Cowboys player Miles Austin for about two months.
Fans of Keeping Up With The Kardashians have long seen the socialite speak of her wish to settle down and start a family.
Height difference: At 6ft 9in, Humphries dwarfs his 5ft 3in fiancée
In a recent interview, Khloe said: 'I think it was hard for Kim when I got married. It was a wake-up call for her.
'It wasn’t jealousy as such - it was more, "Oh my God, my little sister is getting married." I was in a place she wanted to get to. It made her reflect a lot.'
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