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Monday, May 14, 2018 1:10 pm

'Empire' actress engaged on Mother's Day to ex-Colt

Associated Press

LOS ANGELES -- Taraji P. Henson got more than a card on Mother's Day.

The 47-year-old "Empire" actress got engaged to former Indianapolis Colts Super Bowl star Kelvin Hayden.

Henson posted a photo on Instagram showing off her diamond ring. She says the day started with a Cartier love bracelet before the 34-year-old cornerback dropped to his knee. She wrote, "I said yes y'all!"

Henson has a 24-year-old son from a previous relationship.

Hayden intercepted a pass for a 56-yard touchdown when the Indianapolis Colts beat the Chicago Bears 29-17 during the Super Bowl played in 2007. He also played for Atlanta and finished his NFL career with the Bears in 2014.