Ryan Phillippe is engaged to girlfriend Paulina Slagter

Actor Ryan Phillippe popped the question to his girlfriend of four years, Paulina Slagter, on Christmas.

The happy couple celebrated at Seaspice restaurant in Miami, reports ET.

Phillippe, 41, bragged to Howard Stern about his 24-year-old law student girlfriend earlier this year and her accomplishments.


"When people see her they have these judgments because she could be a model but she's about to graduate Stanford Law," he said. "Also what's great about it -- as you get older certain issues become more important to you. I'm very involved in civil rights issues, and so to be with a woman who could actually make an impact in the legal realm -- that's a beautiful thing."

Phillippe, of course, was famously married to Reese Witherspoon from 1999 to 2007. The two are parents to 16-year-old daughter Ava and 12-year-old son Deacon. He also has 4-year-old daughter Kai, with ex-girlfriend Alexis Knapp.

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