Posted on Sat Jun 25, 2011 10:04 AM PDT
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."
Click through to read what other celebs Tweeted after the equality bill was passed ...
Lady Gaga - "I can't stop crying. We did it kidsâ€¦ The revolution is ours to fight for love, justice and equality. Rejoice, New York, and propose. We did it!"
Katy Perry - NEW YORK! I â™¥ U! You're OFFICIALLY the coolest place on the planet! #PRIDE #EQUALITYFORALL! #CELEBRATE!
Lance Bass - wanna get married @bravoandy
Andy Cohen - Yes and I want an #nsync reunion at the party. Pleeeeease?? RT @LanceBass: wanna get married @bravoandy ?
Lance Bass - @BravoAndy as long as Britney can be our flower girl, done! ; )
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