I think it’s time to start the countdown until Ryan Seacrest is engaged. I mean, everything else in his life is going perfectly (see: his new gig on Live with Kelly and Ryan), so why wouldn’t he also just casually find “the one” right now?
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The lady in question here is Seacrest’s on-again, off-again girlfriend Shayna Terese Taylor, and it looks like she’s stirring up the rumors of serious romance. Taylor recently made a less-than-subtle Instagram post about her relationship with the Live host after their romantic Memorial Day weekend getaway to Turks and Caicos.
In the photo she posted, Taylor sits on Seacrest’s lap on a beach chair while he leans forward and sweetly kisses the side of her neck. She has a blissful look on her face as they’re both bathed in warm light from the setting sun. She captioned the shot simply, with three different-colored heart emojis.
The fact that Seacrest and Taylor are Instagram official is a pretty big deal considering their up-and-down history and Seacrest’s historical aversion to commitment. After all, they broke up once before in December 2014 before reuniting earlier this year and stepping out together for the first time as an on-again couple at the MOCA Gala in LA last month.
Engagement is clearly on Seacrest’s mind right now. On one of his first days at Live, he reportedly told co-host Kelly Ripa about his commitment-phobe ways and how he’s rethinking them, saying he once almost proposed to someone he was dating. “I did get close and I didn’t do it and it was the right move,” he explained. “But I love the idea [of marriage].”
So was that ex he was referring to meant to be Taylor? Is he looking for a do over? Only time will tell.