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Pop Crooner Connick Pops Question to Girlfriend, No Wedding Date Set

December 24, 1991

LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Pop crooner Harry Connick Jr. has popped the question to steady girlfriend, lingerie model-video director Jill Goodacre, but the two have not set a date.

Connick, 24, interrupted a weekend performance at the Wheeler Opera House in Aspen, Colo., to tell the audience the news. Ms. Goodacre, who is in her late 20s, is a model frequently seen in Victoria’s Secret catalogs.

The couple appeared Monday on ″Entertainment Tonight,″ with Ms. Goodacre showing off her emerald-cut diamond engagement ring.

Most recently Ms. Goodacre has directed Connick’s music videos.

″We get along great,″ Connick said on the syndicated program. ″I’ve never had a director that I’m this much in love with.″

Replied Ms. Goodacre, ″He’s the most romantic man in the world.″

Connick said the wedding will be ″in about a year or so.″

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