Stunning supermodel Jessica White sparked engagement rumours on Wednesday night (21Sep11) when she flashed a large diamond gem on her ring finger at a press event in New York City.
White, who was attending a release party for Beyonce's new perfume Pulse at the Dream Hotel, playfully flaunted the mystery sparkler while posing on the red carpet, sending gossips into a flurry.
And the beauty, who briefly dated actor Sean Penn last year (10), played coy about her relationship status with editors at - when a reporter asked if she was engaged. She responded, "I do have someone very special in my life! I was showing off my beautiful Mauboussin ring."
Although White hasn't confirmed or denied the rumours, longtime pal and mogul Russell Simmons has already offered up his well wishes - taking to his account on Friday (23Sep11), he wrote, "congrats Jessica White."
White previously hinted that a top secret new romance had turned serious in a recent interview with Essence magazine, revealing, "After so many letdowns and the relationship with my ex, I knew I really didn’t want to continue making the same mistakes anymore.
"This guy I actually really, really, really care about. I think he’s the first man that I’ve actually ever been able to be myself around... I don’t really know where the relationship is going to go, but I can tell you he is my best bud and I hope that we stay tight like we are now."