Derek Hough posed for new photos with his fiancee Hayley Erbert.
The six-time Mirrorball champion “Dancing with the Stars” proposed to the member of the DWTS squad in May 2022 after nearly seven years of dating.
“I just love calling her my fiancee,” Hough said said Us Weekly in June. “I think that word now feels right about how I feel and about my commitment to her and to our love and history and our lives together. … Hayley is the one.”
The couple announced their engagement on social media a stunning photo this showed them embracing in front of a lavish display of candles and flowers. But three months later, they may have outdone themselves with a new in-the-water photoshoot.
Derek Hough & Hayley Erbert posed for an underwater photoshoot
In a new photo shared to Instagram, Hough and Erbert posed for an underwater shoot. In the photo, Erbert was wearing a fringed crochet dress as she held onto Hough and looked into his eyes.
“My love ♥ Forever and ever”, the dancer of the troupe labeled the photo.
A behind-the-scenes look at the photoshoot was shared by photographer Jon Snip. Posted in a video on Instagram, Snip was spotted snapping snaps of the celebrity couple as they went underwater in a pool. “These photos took our breath away,” he captioned the clip.
Other photos shared on Hough’s Instagram story showed the couple sharing an underwater kiss. About her story, Bert wrote“We did a fun photo shoot with [Jon Snip] a few weeks ago.”
“I think this might be one of my favorite photos,” she added as she locked eyes with her fiancée.
It’s unclear if the photos were part of an engagement photoshoot or for something else. Hough didn’t elaborate in the caption of his video post, but did post a cheeky comment in which he asked, “Where does a mermaid sleep? A waterbed.”
Other fans reacted to the pictures in the comments section.
“You two angels on earth!! or in this case water,” one fan wrote.
“Stunning! @Hayley.Erbert & @DerekHough look amazing even underwater. You can feel the #DayleyLove,” another wrote.
“Mermaid vibes! Perfection under water, too,” another added.
Other fans wanted to know when Hough and Erbert will tie the knot.
“When’s the wedding? #after DWTS?” one fan asked.
This isn’t the first time Derek Hough & Hayley Erbert have posed for photos in the water
Hough and Erbert have a long history of doing water-themed photoshoots — and with Jon Snip. In April 2022, the couple posed for the photographer for a photoshoot on the beach, and once again Hough found humor in the steamy shoot.
In the caption too an Instagram video Of the shoot, in which he and his longtime love posed in front of some rocks in front of the water, he wrote: “[Hayley Erbert} and I almost got hit by the water, but the Ocean mist.”
At the time, fans hoped that the pics were part of an engagement photo shoot, and just one month later, Hough did pop the question.
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