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The 'Want U Back' singer says she wants to spend the rest of her life with boyfriend Craig Monk
Cher Lloyd has confirmed she is engaged to boyfriend Craig Monk, and says she is hoping to be married by the end of the year.
The 18 year-old 'Swagger Jagger' singer was rumoured to have accepted a marriage proposal from the 22 year-old trainee hairdresser back in January, and has now spoken out about her engagement for the first time.
"I'm engaged and want to get married as soon as possible. I can't wait," Cher told the Daily Mirror. "People might think I am too young because I'm 18 but they can say what they want.
"I love Craig and he makes me happy," the 'With Ur Love' singer explained. "I know I am going to spend the rest of my life with him.
She added: "I have been through a lot over the past few years and I deserve to have some happiness.
The 'Want U Back' singer also revealed Craig's proposal was "very romantic" and took place on her 18th birthday back in July 2011.
Cher Lloyd says she is hoping to have a summer wedding after her current UK tour wraps.