Though we’ve been speculating for a while about the status of Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth — ever since Miley started wearing that engagement ring again — it seems as though the cat’s been let out of the bag, and not by either celeb’s camps. Rather, Miley’s godmother and the queen herself, Dolly Parton, just let slip during an interview with Entertainment Online that the couple is officially back together.

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After photos appeared at the beginning of the year of Miley down under with the Hemsworth clan, and Miley moving into the house next door to Liam’s in LA, we’ve all been waiting to hear an official word on what the couple’s status is. Miley even put her honking engagement ring back on in January, but we never got word from them. At least not officially.

Today, however, we got a little insider information from an unlikely source. In an interview with Entertainment Tonight, Miley’s godmother and country legend, Dolly Parton, was asked about the couple’s reunion. She seemed to try and shy away from the line of questioning at first, speaking about Miley’s talent and life, but then she accidentally revealed that she was “happy to hear” that the couple was back together.

Check out the interview on Entertainment Tonight right now.

So, there you have it. We don’t think Ms. Parton would have reason to lie about their relationship status, and now we can finally start looking out for hints on when the wedding will happen.

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(h/t Refinery29, photos via Pascal Le Segretain/Getty + Frazer Harrison/Getty)