Spears and Trawick get engaged

Dec. 16, 2011 at 11:51 AM
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LOS ANGELES, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- American pop star Britney Spears has accepted a marriage proposal from her longtime beau, talent agent Jason Trawick, a source told UsMagazine.com.

The 30-year-old singer and Trawick met in 2006 and have been dating since 2009.

"This is something they've both wanted for a long time," the insider told the celebrity news Web site. "It's a way to cement their family. They're both extremely happy and can't wait to become man and wife."

Spears hinted the news was true by posting this Twitter message Friday morning: "OMG. Last night Jason surprised me with the one gift I've been waiting for. Can't wait to show you! SO SO SO excited!!!! Xxo"

UsMagazine.com said Trawick proposed Thursday night at a private dinner celebrating his 40th birthday.

Spears has two young sons with her ex-husband Kevin Federline.

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