Sorry Ladies, Benedict Cumberbatch is Officially off the Market!

If you listen really closely, you can hear the cries of women all over the world after hearing that Benedict Cumberbatch is now a husband-to-be! According to The Mail On Sunday, Benedict actually flew to Edinburgh to ask his long-time girlfriend Sophie Hunter's mother permission for her daughter's hand in marriage. Can we all let out a collective "AW"?!

A spokesperson for Cumberbatch confirmed the happy couple's good news: " I am delighted to confirm the announcement that Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter are engaged." In case you don't know much about the lucky lady, she's a theater director and actress. In fact, the two worked together in the 2009 thriller, "Burlesque Fairytales."

When Benedict was asked about his thoughts on commitment, he said: "I can imagine I'll look back at this point in my life and think: 'Wow that was really extraordinary.' But at the same time I hope I'm looking back and going, 'Oh, that was the moment I got on with life and realised things beyond myself.' Without using words like 'marriage', 'children' and 'family' - although I have just used those words - put it this way, I hope I've got other people to look back with me at that point. I hope I'm surrounded by family." How sweet! Are you happy for the couple?

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