Celebrity Couples Who Got Engaged After Prop 8 Decision

Wednesday didn't just mark a great day for gay men and women nationwide, but for gay men and women in Hollywood as well. Following the Supreme Court ruling that struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and Proposition 8, several celebrities announced their intention to walk down the aisle. So who's planning weddings now? Read on to find out!

Who's Getting Hitched?

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Wednesday didn't just mark a great day for gay men and women nationwide, but for gay men and women in Hollywood as well. Following the Supreme Court ruling that struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and Proposition 8, several celebrities announced their intention to walk down the aisle. So who's planning weddings now? Read on to find out!

Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard

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The couple, who first got engaged in 2011, delayed their engagement and wedding until marriage equality was allowed in the state of California. After Prop 8 was dismissed, Bell proposed to Shepard on Twitter, and he said yes.

Melissa Etheridge and Linda Wallem

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The singer, who has been dating Nurse Jackie creator Wallem since 2010, also took to Twitter to announce her pending nuptials. "I look forward to exercising my American civil liberties," she wrote, "and getting fully, completely and legally married this year to my true love of over three years, Linda Wallem."

Ted Allen and Barry Rice

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A very deserved "Cheers!" goes to Chopped host Ted Allen, who announced Wednesday that he'll walk down the aisle with his partner of 20 years, the fittingly foodie-named Barry Rice. Wrote Allen on Twitter, "Proud to announce on this historic day that my partner of 20 years, Barry Rice, and I are engaged to be married. :)" If only we could sample the food at that wedding.