Actor Ryan Phillippe decided to put a ring on it over the holidays, proposing to girlfriend of four years Paulina Slagter, E! News has confirmed. The 41-year-old actor and the 25-year-old Stanford Law student are said to have got engaged on Christmas day, with Ryan popping the question.

Ryan PhillippeRyan Phillippe is engaged to girlfriend Paulina Slagter.

An insider told E! News, "They arrived in Miami on Sunday and had lunch at Seaspice, where they ate facing the river at the owner's table. She was really cute and humble about the way she showed off the ring.”

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Back in April Phillippe hinted that an engagement could be round the corner, telling Howard Stern he wasn't opposed to tying the knot again. "She's awesome. When people see her they have these judgments because she could be a model but she's about to graduate Stanford Law," Phillippe told Stern.

"Also what's great about it—as you get older certain issues become more important to you. I'm very involved in civil rights issues, and so to be with a woman who could actually make an impact in the legal realm—that's a beautiful thing,” the actor added.

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Phillippe was previously married to his Cruel Intentions co-star Reese Witherspoon from 1999 to 2007. The couple have two children together, 16-year-old daughter, Ava and12-year-old son, Deacon. Philippe also has a 4-year-old daughter named Kailani, with model and actress Alexis Knapp.