Ronan Farrow's Catch and Kill Also Caught Him a Fiance

Journalist popped the question to now-fiance Jon Lovett in a draft of his new book
By Jenn Gidman,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 16, 2019 8:50 AM CDT
Ronan Farrow Is Engaged. He Used His Book to Propose
In this April 13, 2018, file photo, Ronan Farrow attends Variety's Power of Women event in New York.   (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Ronan Farrow has been making headlines again surrounding the release of his new book, Catch and Kill, and its allegations on Harvey Weinstein and NBC News. But the 31-year-old investigative journalist is garnering buzz for another reason, though Catch and Kill is peripherally involved: He's engaged, and he proposed to now-fiance Jon Lovett using a draft of his book as the proposal conduit. When Farrow was still in the early writing stages, he passed along a draft for Lovett, a 37-year-old podcast host who worked as a speechwriter for former President Obama, to read, writing on one of the pages, "Marriage? On the moon or even here on Earth."

People reports that the two had a long-standing joke about taking their vows on the lunar surface. The magazine also notes the couple keeps a pretty low profile, though for Lovett's birthday in August, Farrow did post on Instagram a picture of them together (on a rocky, moonlike landscape, it should be pointed out), along with the caption: "Happy birthday to straight shooter respected on all sides @jonlovett. He's okay, I guess!" (More Ronan Farrow stories.)

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