LOS ANGELES (CBSMiami/AP) – As the famous saying goes, first comes love then comes marriage then comes the baby in the baby carriage.

While this was not the order for Matthew McConaughey, love was in the air for the beautiful couple and their children on Christmas Day.

The 42-year-old actor proposed to his longtime girlfriend, Camila Alves on Sunday.He announced the move in a tweet that included a photo of the couple kissing and read, “just asked Camila to marry me, merry Christmas.”

McConaughey’s publicist confirmed the engagement Tuesday.

His film credits include “We Are Marshall,” ”Tropic Thunder” and “The Lincoln Lawyer.”

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Comments (2)
  1. Carol says:

    Sometimes it doesn’t work out well when it takes so long to get married but we will see how things turn out I hope well.

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