Chris Rock's Girlfriend Megalyn Echikunwoke Explains That Ring On Her Left Hand

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Rock and love interest Megalyn Echikunwoke are going strong.

Chris Rock and girlfriend Megalyn Echikunwoke are going strong.

Rock brought his new love as his date to the Emmy Awards tonight and on the red carpet the pair looked radiant and very much in love.

Lately, Echikunwoke has been spotted wearing a gorgeous ring on her left hand ring finger, sparking rumors on social media that the pair may have secretly gotten engaged.

But, that’s not the case.

Echikunwoke confirmed to PEOPLE that she and Rock are not engaged and wedding bells won’t be ringing any time soon.

"Definitely not," she told PEOPLE. "Oh no, am I going to get in trouble for this? Why would anyone think that? I've never worn an engagement ring. This right here is my alleged engagement ring, which is obviously not an engagement ring so just an FYI. It's a pearl. It's not even a diamond."

News that Rock and the actress were dating first broke in January when they were spotted on multiple romantic rendezvous.

In 2014, Rock and ex-wife Malaak Compton-Rock divorced after 19 years of marriage.

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