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    Justin Bieber confirms engagement to Hailey Baldwin in Instagram post

    This combination photo shows singer Justin Bieber at the Cannes festival palace in Cannes, southeastern France on Nov. 7, 2015, left, and model Hailey Baldwin at the Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas on May 20, 2018. Bieber, 24, and Baldwin, 21, are engaged after a month of dating. Bieber confirmed the engagement in an Instagram post Monday, July 9, 2018, that included a photo of Baldwin kissing him. He promises in the post to put Baldwin first and calls her the love of his life. (AP Photo)
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    Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwin.

    NEW YORK — Justin Bieber and 21-year-old model Hailey Baldwin are engaged after a month of dating.

    The 24-year-old singer confirmed the engagement in an Instagram post Monday that included a photo of Baldwin kissing him. Bieber promises in the post to put Baldwin first and calls her the love of his life.

    TMZ first reported the engagement, which apparently occurred Saturday in the Bahamas. Bieber’s post says he was planning to wait on an announcement but ‘‘word travels fast.’’

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    Bieber’s parents appeared to congratulate their son on social media on Sunday. His father, Jeremy, wrote that ‘‘proud is an understatement.’’

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    Baldwin is the daughter of actor Stephen Baldwin. Bieber released his last album, ‘‘Purpose,’’ in 2015.