Jun 25, 2011 10:04 AM
Neil Patrick Harris and partner David Burtka are engaged after same-sex marriage was legalized in the state of New York Friday night. "David and I did propose to each other, but over five years ago!" the How I Met Your Mother star said. "We've been wearing engagement rings for ages, waiting for an available. date."
Harris and Burtka became parents in October 2010 when they had twins through a surrogate.
Before the state law was passed, Harris Tweeted Friday evening the he would "sure love to get married." He went on to write: "Please, New York Senate, vote in favor of marriage equality today. My family would really appreciate it."
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