E! News Exclusive: Fifty Shades Darker Actress Bella Heathcote Is Engaged to Director Andrew Dominik

Congratulations to Bella Heathcote!

E! News can confirm the Australian Fifty Shades Darker actress is engaged to her longtime partner, Australian film directorAndrew Dominik, 49.

Heathcote first sparked engagement rumors when she was photographedleaving the Sydney airport earlier this month with a huge diamond sparkler onthat finger. Then, she took to Instagramover the weekend and showed off the ring once again.

Celebrating Lily Collins' birthday withPhoebe Tonkin, Heathcote took a selfie with a drink in her hand where you can visibly see the diamond glittering on her left hand.

"Thanks for being born," she captioned the photo, tagging the birthday girl and fellow Australian actress.

Heathcote and Dominik have been together for six years. Previously, the screenwriter was engaged to actress Robin Tunney, but they split up in 2010.


Meanwhile, Bella plays one of Christian Grey's ex-subs (or former "submissive lovers") Leila inFifty Shades Darker. She ends up stalking Anastasia Steele in the film after suffering a mental breakdown.

Before taking on the massive role in the hit trilogy, Heathcote made her acting debut in 2008in the horror movie Acolytes and was later cast in the popular Australian soap opera Neighbours.

Before Dominik, she was linked to Brad Pitt, which she found "hilarious."

"I remember being in New York when it happened and my friend sent me an e-mail saying, 'I can't believe you didn't tell me!'" the actress told New York Times' T magazine in 2012. "And then I went to Duane Reade and it was in Star magazine. But I wasn't bothered because it was just so far from the truth—it was hilarious to me.