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Huge noughties pop icon, 36, ‘secretly engaged’ to school friend-Kitty Chrisp-Entertainment – Metro

It’s like something out of Notting Hill.

Huge noughties pop icon, 36, ‘secretly engaged’ to school friend-Kitty Chrisp-Entertainment – Metro

Kate Nash is reportedly engaged (Picture: Rob Ball/Getty Images)

Kate Nash is set to tie the knot with her long-term boyfriend Thomas Silverman, it has been reported.

The Foundations singer, 36, is said to be ‘secretly engaged’ to the horticulturist, having previously said he’s the first boyfriend she’s had who is a ‘really good person’.

Quite romantically, the pair first met at school and have been quietly dating for several years.

‘Kate and Tom are engaged and are planning to get married later this year,’ a source told The Sun.

‘They couldn’t be happier and are such a lovely couple.

‘They have been quietly dating for several years and actually met when they were at school.

‘Fate brought them back together and now things are great.

‘It’s gearing up to be an amazing year for Kate. She’s got new music, a set at Glastonbury and will become Tom’s wife.’

The singer is heading to Glastonbury this month (Picture: Harry Herd/Redferns )

She’s got quite the collection of bangers (Picture: Matthew Baker/Getty Images)

The pair reconnected years after school and the singer previously compared their romance to the film Notting Hill, in which a famous actress falls for a bookshop owner.

She told The Guardian: ‘He’s the first boyfriend I’ve had that’s like a really good person. It turned into a bit of a Notting Hill romcom accidentally.

Meanwhile, Kate – who will release her new album 9 Sad Symphonies next month – has previously spoken about her tough experiences during her early years in the music industry and how she felt she was taken advantage of by older music executives.

She said: ‘Artists often have mental health issues. And their lifestyles are unstable because of all the travelling and the media commentary on their lives.

‘Now I’m like: “How were all these 40-year-old men hanging out with me and happy to profit from me and not concerned about my health in any way?”

‘You have to go: “Why do I want to do this? It’s torturing me, it’s really painful, I’m on the edge, why do I need to continue?” But this isn’t a choice, this is who I am.’

It’s a big year for the Mouthwash hitmaker, as she’s heading to Glastonbury’s Field of Avalon at the end of this month after a dazzling performance at 2022’s Mighty Hoopla, which is taking place in Brockwell Park again this weekend.

Kate burst onto the scene in the 2000s with her dazzling debut album Made of Bricks (Picture: Chiaki Nozu/FilmMagic)

While the singer is best-known for her sing-along favourite Foundations, her era-defining debut studio album Made of Bricks, released in 2007, is jam-packed with tunes including Mariella and Birds.

Her sassy Foundations lyrics – ‘You said I must eat so many lemons, cause I am so bitter. I said, “I’d rather be with your friends, mate, Cause they are much fitter”‘ – formed one of the biggest noughties pop anthems and are still belted out on the regular.

Kate grew up in Harrow, North London, and signed her first record deal at just 19. Her drive from a young age partly came from having major heart surgery the year before.

She previously told The Guardian: ‘It was this big realisation for me… I could be dead. I should probably do something.’

After being dropped from her label by text message, Kate turned to acting and found success starring in Netflix’s Glow.

Kate opted to work as an independent artist, leaving the constraints of a record label in past and last year she admitted to she felt worried for musicians still wrapped up in the business.

‘The world changes very quickly these days so every time I put out a record, I’m kind of entering a new music industry space,’ she said.

‘I like being outspoken because I hope that being outspoken about problems can create more positive futures for younger artists.

‘I think we need to really be loud about making sure that we’re including working class young people in the future that we’re carving out.

‘Because at the moment I am a little concerned that it’s becoming a rich people space because of the circumstances that people are having to work within in the music industry.’

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