LeToya Luckett Spills The Tea On Surprise Engagement: “I Don’t Think I’ll Go Into 2018 Without Being Mrs. Walker”

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BET Awards 2017 at the Microsoft Theater on June 25, 2017 in Los Angeles, CA
Featuring: LeToya Luckett
Where: Los Angeles, California, United States
When: 25 Jun 2017
Credit: Nicky Nelson/WENN.com

Credit: Nicky Nelson/WENN.com

It’s only been a short while since LeToya Luckett and her fiancé Tommicus Walker first met and it looks like it’ll be an even shorter while before they say “I Do.”

The singer spoke to Essence magazine last night about the engagement no one saw coming — including her — and the interesting way she and Tommicus met and built their relationship behind the scenes.

“I feel it’s very important to build your foundation first before sharing your relationship with the world,” she told the mag. “I felt that it was important to get to know each other without any distractions or any he-said she-said. I wanted to do something different with this relationship because I felt something different about him.”

Different she did. When a friend suggested she and Walker would be a good match, LeToya, who’d been praying to find a good man, was curious, but cautious. “I thought, oh, he sounds amazing – a man of God, a good father – and I trusted her because she’d really gotten to know him over a few years,” she explained. And although she told her friend she could give Tommicus her number, she asked her not to tell him her full name or anything about her.

When Tommicus called her, LeToya said the chemistry was instant and “After a few weeks of talking, we were praying together on the phone and reading scriptures and everything like that.” Soon after, Walker flew to LA to meet Luckett for the first time with his daughter and the rest is history — or prophecy.

LeToya shared that when she met with John Gray earlier this year to talk about her love life, he told her her husband was coming. And when she introduced Tommicus to the pastor, he confirmed through tears Tommicus was the one.

“John [Gray] says we’re going to be married before the end of this year and it’s kind of looking that way,” she confessed. “I don’t think I’ll go into 2018 without being Mrs. Walker.”

Get the rest of the details on LeToya’s surprising engagement on Essence.com.

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