Speculation about the status of the couple began last year when Goth was spotted wearing a sparkly bauble on her left ring finger

By People Staff
Updated March 17, 2016 12:10 PM
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Are Shia LaBeouf and Mia Goth engaged – for real this time?

Chatter the longtime couple are headed down the aisle heated up this week, and only intensified after the actress was spotted wearing a sparkly ring on that finger once again while walking alongside LaBeouf in Los Angeles Wednesday.

However, this is not exactly new territory for the pair, who have been linked together since 2012.

Goth was spotted wearing a huge rock on her ring finger at the Miu Miu fashion show in Paris last March, which sparked a round of engagement rumors the couple never confirmed.

The pair first met in 2012 while filming Lars von Trier’s NC-17 drama Nymphomaniac: Vol. II, and Goth later appeared in a music video LaBeouf, 29, directed in 2014.

The latest round of rumors come after a roller-coaster year for the couple, which included a public altercation in Germany that was caught on camera last summer.

But things were looking up for the couple when they were spotted sharing a kiss in the middle of a Los Angeles crosswalk back in January.

Recently, LaBeouf appeared in the thriller Man Down alongside Kate Mara, and has also taken part in a series of unusual art installations, including one project in which he rode an elevator for 24 hours alongside students at Oxford University in England.

Meanwhile, the London-born Goth has appeared in Everest alongside Josh Brolin, and is currently starring in the horror film A Cure for Wellness with Dane DeHaan.