Lorde shares excitement as parents announce engagement

Tuesday June 17, 2014

Singer Lorde shared her excitement with fans following the news that her parents got engaged after 30 years together.

The 17-year-old singer took to Twitter to share the news with her fans. 'BEST DAY - went to niagara falls - my dad proposed to my mum after almost 30 years together,' she tweeted.

Her father Vic O'Connor proposed to her mum Sonja Yelich at the iconic Canadian landmark with a diamond ring, following Lorde's performance at the MuchMusic Video Awards, where the quirky performer also took home the award for International Video of the Year.

'Inevitable response, yes I know I have seen a diamond now,' quipped the singer, referring to her hit song Royals in which the opening lyric is 'I've never seen a diamond in the flesh'.

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