Watch: Simone Biles, Jonathan Owens have started wedding planning

Watch: Simone Biles, Jonathan Owens have began marriage ceremony planning

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Simone Biles, Jonathan Owens have started wedding planning

Simone Biles and soccer participant Jonathan Owens mentioned their engagement and their marriage ceremony plans on “At this time.” File Photograph by Richard Ellis/UPI | License Photograph

Feb. 18 (UPI) — Newly engaged couple Simone Biles and Jonathan Owens have began marriage ceremony planning.

Biles, an Olympic medal-winning gymnast, and Owens, a soccer participant for the Houston Texans, mentioned their engagement and their marriage ceremony plans throughout Friday’s episode of At this time.

Biles, 24, and Owens, 26, obtained engaged Monday on Valentine’s Day. Biles mentioned on At this time that Owens’ proposal got here as a shock.

“I believed it would occur this yr however undoubtedly not on Valentine’s Day, in order that’s why it was such a shock. The way in which he arrange every part was simply so seamless,” she mentioned.

Owens mentioned he began planning the proposal in December, which included chatting with Biles’ dad, Ronald Biles. Biles’ engagement ring is now her “most prized possession,” even over her seven Olympic medals.

“I am all the time carrying it,” she mentioned.

The couple confirmed they’re within the means of marriage ceremony planning.

“We actually got here again on the pink eye from [Las] Vegas, did the engagement the 14th, after which I flew out so I did not get to see him for 3 days, so I simply obtained again yesterday,” Biles mentioned. “So we began planning a little bit bit over the telephone.”

“I am positive we’ll do numerous that in the present day. We’ve got a few specs that we all know, nevertheless it’s nonetheless within the course of,” she added.

Biles and Owens made their relationship Instagram official in August 2020. The couple mentioned on At this time that they first met on Instagram and obtained shut in the course of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“Because it was form of a COVID relationship we had been with one another 24/7,” Biles mentioned. “So I really feel like now after we’re not with one another it is nearly bizarre. We’re all the time calling or texting one another. It is form of gross in a manner.”