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07/05/2013 10:58 am ET

Seth Meyers Engaged: 'Saturday Night Live' Star Set To Wed Girlfriend Alexi Ashe

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Congratulations to Seth Meyers!

The "Saturday Night Live" star and future "Late Night" host, 39, proposed to longtime girlfriend Alexi Ashe, a rep for the couple confirmed to Us Weekly. The pair reportedly met at a wedding several years ago.

"He's very excited for the next phase of his life," a source tells the magazine. "He's known that she's The One for awhile, but it was all about timing."

In a 2012 interview with Elle, Meyers said of Ashe, "She's a human rights lawyer. She works for the Brooklyn district attorney fighting sex trafficking. It really takes away my ability to say I had a hard day at work."

He also noted, "When my girlfriend and I talk about being happy, I'll get choked up, which I think is the greatest gift you can give a girlfriend."

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