“When he got officially divorced and started dating again, I immediately started to set him up with my friends,” Bailon, 32, tells PEOPLE of her singer-songwriter fiancé.“He didn’t think they’d want to go out with him but I told him, ‘Don’t be silly.“After one of the dates, I asked my friend, ‘What do you think? “I felt a connection to her that I still can’t define.” “My friend told me, ‘You have to kiss him.

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As a picture of the two from their recent Mexican vacation flashed behind her, the singer cleared up the claims.

“I think I’m more than anything grateful that I have a platform like this, where I can be with my girls. It is a place where we can speak about the truth,” she said.

Although the relationship is new, Bailon, 32, and Houghton, 44, have known each other for a few years.

He exec-produced her 2013 film I’m in Love With a Church Girl.

Speculation that the pair are engaged began after they were seen wearing matching bands on their ring fingers, but a source tells Us that’s just a coincidence.

“[They] just have the same rings from Cartier that they bought separately,” the friend explains to Us.Israel was on full boyfriend duty as he even snapped a few pictures of the former 3LW member.Adrienne put on her best silly faces as she posed while holding onto a retro video camera and hand-held light. Adrienne Bailon recently got engaged to her boyfriend, Israel Houghton, while on a whirlwind trip to Paris, the former Cheetah Girl revealed via Instagram on Friday, August 12.The pair first went public with their relationship this past April, and immediately faced a slew of criticism about the timing of their relationship.“And now we’re getting married, so you can see how that kiss went.” But before things turned romantic, the couple made sure their priorities were in order.