Name him fiancé! “Name Her Daddy” host Alex Cooper is engaged to movie producer Matt Kaplan, whom she calls “Mr. Attractive Zoom Man” on the podcast.
“It’s undoubtedly bizarre to say his title out loud,” Cooper informed W journal in April 2023 whereas speaking about her engagement to Kaplan, who popped the query one month prior. “I’ve conditioned myself to say Mr. Attractive Zoom Man.”
The rationale for the nickname isn’t simply to guard their privateness — “Matt is so non-public, however he additionally loves the Daddy Gang,” Cooper informed W about her fiancé’s response to her listeners — it’s additionally as a result of the couple first met throughout a enterprise Zoom assembly.
Kaplan, who famously dated Ashley Olsen within the early 2000s, is the CEO of Ace Leisure. His firm has produced the To All of the Boys I’ve Liked Earlier than franchise and extra hit films.
The movie exec proposed to Cooper in March, developing with an elaborate ruse so as to “preserve me out of the home, out of my sweatpants, and in hair, make-up and nails so I’d really feel proud of the images,” the Boston College alum informed W, revealing that he labored together with her publicist to coordinate a faux photograph shoot for Cooper.
“Once I got here residence that evening, my complete home was coated in candles, lit throughout, music enjoying, and a scavenger hunt resulting in Matt proposing,” she recalled of Kaplan’s proposal at their Los Angeles residence.
Whereas the Columbia College grad had walked down the aisle earlier than — Kaplan was married to actress Claire Holt from 2016 to 2017 — Cooper wasn’t sure she ever wished to tie the knot.
“Rising up, I by no means wished to adapt to one thing that society is telling us: to get married to a person and stay fortunately ever after,” she defined to W. “So many marriages in my life are so unhealthy and unstable. Lots of people settle, and I refuse to do this.”
Assembly her fiancé, nonetheless, modified her thoughts. “With Matt, it instantly was apparent to me, as soon as our relationship progressed to the purpose that it was time, that sure, I might like to marry him,” she gushed.
Nonetheless, Cooper couldn’t assist however joke about her previous emotions towards marriage whereas saying the thrilling information through Instagram.
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“I guess nobody had this on their 2023 bingo card lol 💍,” she captioned the April Instagram announcement, which featured a photograph of Kaplan down on one knee.