M onica, her fiance’, Shannon Brown of the Los Angeles Lakers celebrated her 30th birthday at Phillipe Chow in Los Angeles over the weekend. The newly engaged couple was joined by celebrity friends, Ludacris, Lamar Odom, Derrick Fisher, Raven Symone, Vanessa and Angela Simmons, Tamala Jones, Amber Riley and other family and friends to help Monica celebrate her special day.
Shannon proposed to Monica two weeks ago in front of both sets of parent and gave her a beautiful 10 carat ring. Shannon wanted to propose to Monica in front of their parents because “they wanted it to be private and intimate and amongst family because family is most important to them.”
The newly engaged couple met in June of this year on the set of Monica’s video for “Love All Over Me.” Even though they are engaged, Monica has said that they both will continue their courtship, so a wedding should not be expected any time soon. More photos after the click: