James Corden - Corden Engaged - Report
British TV star JAMES CORDEN is the latest celebrity set to ring in 2011 with wedding bells - he proposed to his pregnant girlfriend on Christmas Day (25Dec10), according to U.K. reports.
The Gavin & Stacey funnyman has been dating Julia Carey since last year (09) and announced in September (10) they are expecting their first baby together in the New Year (11).
And Corden cemented their relationship with a romantic Christmas proposal, reports Britain's Daily Mirror.
A source tells the publication, "James has been plotting the proposal for four months and wanted it to be perfect.
"He had a ring specially cut... and put it in a box at the bottom of her stocking right next to the satsuma and chocolate coins. Jules was thrilled and burst into tears when she discovered it. It was all very romantic. She has accepted and they have flown to the Maldives to celebrate."
Corden hinted at his festive joy on Twitter.com, posting: "Happy christmas everyone. All the love... Now that's what I call Christmas 2010."
Lily Allen is also rumoured to have become engaged to her boyfriend Sam Cooper on Christmas Day, while Reese Witherspoon, LeAnn Rimes, Natalie Portman, Hugh Hefner, Ginnifer Goodwin and Jason Mraz are among the celebrities who have announced engagements in the last week.