(LOS ANGELES) — Pretty Little Liars star Ryan Merriman is officially off the market.
ABC News has confirmed that the actor, who turned 30 Wednesday, is engaged to Kristen McMullen. Merriman reportedly dropped to one knee and popped the question in New Zealand at the top of SkyCity on New Year’s Eve, just before a fireworks display began.
“I did it on the fly of the moment,” he told reporters Tuesday night at the premiere of his new movie 42, about Jackie Robinson. “Thank God it worked!”
Now, he’s looking forward to tying the knot, though he’s leaving the details to his future wife.
“I’d marry her on a beach. I don’t care. We could go to Vegas,” he continued. “[But] it’s her day.”
In 42, Merriman plays rightfielder Dixie Walker, who initially opposed Robinson’s entry into the major leagues.
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