America Ferrera Is Engaged!

Celebrity Body Jun. 17, 2010 AT 4:07PM
America Ferrera Is Engaged! Credit: Jeff Vespa/WireImage.com

Some beautiful news for Ugly Betty: Actress America Ferrera is engaged to longtime boyfriend Ryan Piers Williams, her rep tells UsMagazine.com.

On Wednesday, the actress, 26, showed off a new diamond at the Edinburgh Film Festival screening of The Illusionist in Scotland.

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Ferrera and Williams go way back: They first met as film students at the University of Southern California when he cast her in a film.

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The two have been living together since 2007 and even share a golden retriever named Buddy, whom she once told W they refer to as "our baby."

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In 2007, they dodged engagement rumors.

"It’s totally not true!" she told W. "And his mom called me and my sisters were calling me, and I was like, ‘Are you kidding? Did you not think I would tell you first?’ And then I put out a statement that it wasn’t true, and that became a whole news story. So now it’s news when something doesn’t happen? Like, news flash: California did not get hit by a hurricane today.”

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