Actor Matthew McConaughey proposes to girlfriend

Reuters News
Posted: Dec 26, 2011 2:08 PM

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Hollywood leading man Matthew McConaughey has proposed to his longtime girlfriend and the mother of their two children, model Camila Alves, the actor said in a posting on celebrity website

McConaughey, star of such films as "Ghosts of Girlfriends Past" and "The Lincoln Lawyer," posted a picture of him and Alves kissing near a Christmas tree on Sunday with the message: "just asked camila to marry me, merry Christmas." is a website that hosts many celebrity accounts. A spokesman for the actor did not immediately answer an e-mail seeking confirmation.

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McConaughey, 42, and Alves, 28, have been a couple for several years. They have two children, Levi, 3, and Vida, who turns 2 next month.

(Reporting by Bob Tourtellotte; Editing by Ian Simpson)