Erin Foster had nothing however reward for Katharine McPhee amid stories the star is relationship her father, David Foster.
“She’s wonderful,” Erin, 35, completely advised PEOPLE in regards to the 33-year-old McPhee on Saturday on the BLEUSALT Launch Celebration in Malibu. “I actually like her. She’s superior.”
She continued, “My dad is type of a hopeless romantic, and Katharine’s superior. We actually, actually like her, and we’ve identified her for a very very long time. And if he’s blissful, we’re blissful.”
Final week, the 2 had been photographed strolling arm-in-arm in Brentwood, California. A supply advised PEOPLE on the time, although, that the pair are platonic and had been merely having “some enjoyable” on the expense of photographers.
Erin additionally squashed additional rumors that McPhee can be David’s fifth spouse on Saturday. (The legendary music producer has beforehand been married to B.J. Prepare dinner, Rebecca Dyer, Linda Thompson and Yolanda Hadid — from whom his divorce was simply finalized.)
?one of many loves of my life and my fav daughter on this present day!!! Comfortable bday @erinfoster #iloveyou
Rumors about David and McPhee’s relationship began in September after Erin shared photographs of the pair on the Grammy Museum’s third annual gala at The Novo in Los Angeles, writing within the caption, “Enthusiastic about my new step mother.”
A supply near the state of affairs advised PEOPLE on the time that the social media posts had been a joke.
“This isn’t in any respect true,” the supply mentioned of the relationship rumors. “Erin’s fairly clearly tongue-in-cheek and sarcastic Instagram feedback had been pointed at those that can’t appear to understand that her dad and Kat may be colleagues, collaborators and longtime pals with out it being some huge romance. They will’t even carry out collectively with out folks saying they’re headed down the aisle. Erin was messing with individuals who soar to conclusions.”
McPhee has beforehand collaborated with the 67-year-old Grammy-winning producer for a number of stay performances (together with his 2008 PBS tribute live performance Hit Man: David Foster & Pals).
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On the September Grammy occasion, McPhee spoke about how a lot Foster means to her.
“He’s an unbelievable good friend and I simply pinch myself once I get to spend time with him on a private degree,” the “Lick My Lips” singer advised Leisure Tonight. “I like his outlook on life and the way he treats folks. He’s a very a particular particular person in my life.”
“What I’ve realized from him is how fortunate we’re to do what we do,” she added. “He’s all the time reminding me and it’s comforting to know that it’s doable to stroll by way of this life he’s had — working with unbelievable folks, being pals with ex-presidents and world leaders — and nonetheless have that perspective. He’s so well-connected, however nonetheless only a easy man from Canada together with his little Canadian accent!”
Through the Saturday occasion, Erin additionally opened as much as PEOPLE in regards to the new TV present she’s creating referred to as Daddy Points, which was impressed by her personal life.
“Initially I used to be penning this present about two women who’re unhealthy at their job, and it didn’t actually make any sense. And [Fox] was like, ‘Is that this what you wish to be writing, or do you wish to write one thing else?’ I used to be like, ‘I assume I type of wish to simply write in regards to the issues that individuals suppose are humorous in my life, which is having a dad who dates women my age,’ ” Erin continued.
She added, “It’s like, you write what you already know, and this concept happened the place if my dad principally began relationship my greatest good friend and she or he grew to become my stepmom, what that may be like. It’s by no means occurred. But it surely positively may occur.”