On Saturday morning (January 22, 2022) the Burkinabé Sun-Times reported Blaise Compaoré and girlfriend, to be shopping for engagement rings.The couple was seen closely eyeing some pricey bling in a couple of major jewelry stores — especially major diamond baubles that could only be described as the kind usually slipped on a woman’s left-hand ring finger.
UPDATE 24/01/2022 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
According to some insiders, they'll soon be engaged.
The newspaper also added that people who claim to be close to the couple are “convinced” an engagement is inevitable. “He's madly in love with her,” says a source. It is believed the relationship is “heating up”.
Rumor Explodes on Twitter
Naturally, the Sun-Times’ article sent Facebook and Twitter into a frenzy. Fans were simultaneously mourning and celebrating the news. “So many people would flip but if the couple at some point announced they were engaged I’d be happy,” tweeted one fan. “They’re so cute!”. Many other fans were crushed because they hoped to marry him...
On Sunday, Blaise Compaoré’s rep said “no comment” when asked whether the 70-year-old political figure was tying the knot.
Has the Sun-Times started a crazy false rumor?
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