Katharine McPhee doesn’t care people think about her engagement! Katharine McPhee, 34, has a message for the haters who have been criticizing her engagement to David Foster, 68, who is 34 years her elder than the Canadian musician.
Three days after announcing the couple's engagement, the Smash star slammed online trolls who had been seemingly bashing her relationship with Foster referring to him as her “dad.”
The American Idol star defended her husband-to-be sharing a tweet on Friday, July 6 that reads, “Y’all should be worrying more about registering to vote and midterm elections than who’s marrying me.”
She added, "thank you for coming to my TED talk."
Here's the tweet, check it out.
y’all should be worrying more about registering to vote and midterm elections than who’s marrying me.
thank you for coming to my TED talk.
— Kat McPhee (@katharinemcphee) July 6, 2018
The witty response comes hours after she joked that she had just arrived in America, asking her followers, “what did I miss?”
guys HELLO! i’m back in america and back on stage tonight. were you saying anything? what did i miss?
— Kat McPhee (@katharinemcphee) July 5, 2018
Some supportive commenters congratulated and gave her well wishes while some took a different approach.
On user wrote, "Well, apparently you have no self worth and are now engaged to a creepy old man. There’s that. #sogross #henasty #nowyounastytoo".
Another responded, "The news that you’re marrying a really really old guy.”
As previously reported, on Tuesday, July 3, Katharine took to Instagram to announce that she and David are engaged, revealing that her boyfriend asked for her hand for marriage “at the top of this mountain in Anacapri” on a romantic rendezvous in Italy.
David and Katharine's relationship rumors first sparked in May 2017 as they were spotted cuddling up in Malibu.
Katharine was previously married to Invasion actor Nick Cokas (2008 - 2016). David, on the other hand, is a four-time married and four-time divorced man; First wife, B.J. Cook ( from 1972 to 1981), Second wife, Rebecca Dyer (from 1982 to 1986), Third Wife Linda Thompson (from 1991 to 2005), Fourth wife, Yolanda Hadid ( from 2011 to May 2017).