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Kristen Bell Proposes To Dax Shepard Now That Gay Marriage Is Legal

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Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell arrive at the L.A. premiere of' 'Hit & Run' on August 14, 2012. (Photo by Michael Buckner/Getty Images)
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Veronica Mars star Kristen Bell was one of the straight celebs who swore she wouldn't tie the knot until gay marriage was legal. Sure enough, on the day that Prop. 8 was struck down, the actress proposed to her baby daddy, Dax Shepard, via Twitter.

Shepard apparently had to think about it (or wake up and log on), but nearly an hour and a half later, he tweeted his acceptance.

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The couple's daughter, Lincoln, was born this past March.

Brad Pitt also once said he would wait to tie the knot again until marriage was legal for all, but popped the question to Angelina Jolie long before DOMA was defeated.

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