The information that Kate Walsh is engaged was disclosed by accident.

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The "Grey's Anatomy" star accidentally said that she and Andrew Nixon were engaged during an Instagram Live broadcast on Wednesday.

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In a conversation that Walsh was having with her former co-star on "Private Practice," Amy Brenneman,

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she made a reference to Nixon and stated, "Here comes the jungle cat that is my fiancé."

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Brenneman told Nixon about Walsh that, "She just 100 percent outed your engagement,"

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and Walsh orally verified that she indeed spilled the beans. "She just outed your engagement," Brenneman said to Nixon about Walsh.

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It was a rare slip-up on the part of Walsh, who has been extremely discreet about her romantic life to

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the point where she does not even post images of Nixon on social media.

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Between the years 2007 and 2010, she was married to Alex Young, who worked in the film industry.

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Brenneman told Nixon about Walsh that, "She just 100 percent outed your engagement," and Walsh orally verified that she indeed spilled the beans.

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