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Kate Upton engaged to Justin Verlander! See the huge ring she wore to Met Gala

Without having to say a word, Kate Upton and the giant ring on her finger announced her engagement at Monday night's Met Gala in New York City.

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Kate Upton attends the Met Gala on May 2, 2016 in New York City.

Flying solo while revealing the news at the fashion-forward event, the 23-year-old supermodel had been keeping a secret for weeks that she agreed to marry all-star pitcher Justin Verlander, 33.

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But Upton publicly spilled the beans Monday in a red-carpet interview with E! News.

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Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander and model Kate Upton attend the NBA All-Star Game in Toronto on Feb. 14, 2016.

"I'm really excited," Upton said. "He asked me right before [baseball] season started, so we've been keeping it on the down-low for quite a while. So, I'm excited to finally be able to share it with the world!"

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Model Kate Upton attends the "Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age Of Technology" Costume Institute Gala at Metropolitan Museum of Art on May 2, 2016 in New York City.

Verlander, a Detroit Tigers ace who'd been dating Upton for about three years, designed the diamond ring on her finger, according to E! News.

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Kate Upton wears an engagement ring as she arrives at The Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Benefit Gala, celebrating the opening of "Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology" on Monday, May 2, 2016, in New York.

While the engagement may have been under wraps for weeks, it would have been difficult for Upton to keep things that way for much longer, as sporting a small island on one's ring finger tends to prompt a few questions.

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As for the big day in question, that's to be determined, it seems. "We know nothing yet" about a specific wedding date, Upton told E!, adding that the couple is "enjoying the engagement period."

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