The Flash star Thomas Grant Gustin gets engaged to Sabahan girl

Andrea Thoma (left) with Thomas Grant Gustin.
Andrea Thoma (left) with Thomas Grant Gustin.PHOTO: THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK

PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - He may be a superhero onscreen, but Thomas Grant Gustin – who plays the titular character in TV series The Flash – couldn't resist the charm of a native Sabahan girl.

Andrea Thoma, a half-Kadazan, turned out to be Gustin’s ‘Iris West.’

They were recently engaged, according to an Instagram post by Gustin, in which Thoma was seen flashing her engagement ring with a big smile on her face while embracing him.

Based on her own Instagram account, Thoma is Sabahan through her mother’s side.

She also posted a photo of her family wearing traditional Kadazan attire, believed to be taken at her mother's village, Kampung Kolopis in Penampang near Kota Kinabalu.

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In another photo, she posted a photo of her, her mother and her grandmother with a caption, “Three generations of Majalap women.”

“Don't mess with us, our ancestors are head hunters. #notkidding #kadazan #sabah #borneo,” she wrote.