Hugh Hefner Engaged to Girlfriend Crystal Harris!

Get the scoop on Playboy mogul's Christmas surprise for his longtime lady love

By Marc Malkin Dec 26, 2010 6:08 PMTags
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It certainly was a very merry Christmas at the Playboy Mansion.

Hugh Hefner, 84, and his 24-year-old girlfriend Crystal Harris are engaged.

Just last night…

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Hef tweeted, "When I gave Crystal the ring, she burst into tears. This is the happiest Christmas weekend in memory."

Not long after, the world's most famous bachelor cleared up any questions about the ring by tweeting, "Yes, the ring I gave Crystal is an engagement ring. I didn't mean to make a mystery out of it. A very merry Christmas to all."

Harris hasn't exactly tweeted about the engagement, but did post this morning, "Hef and I are TRENDING on @twitter!!!! WOW!!!"

The two began dating almost two years ago.

In April, Hefner hinted that the big day may be coming.

"It's certainly possible," Hefner told me when asked if he had plans to pop the question. "I certainly care enough for her…I certainly love her enough. We'll see. All I want is for the relationship to be as happy as it is."

He also said at the time, "I'm having more fun than I did when I was 20."

Hefner has been married and divorced twice. He has four children. This will be Harris' first marriage.

No word on a wedding date.

Sounds like it could be time for a another reality show. Hugh and Crystal Getting Married, anyone?