Spain’s hottest stars Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem, who have been dating since 2007, are engaged to be married. The fiercely private pair who quashed rumors that they were expecting a baby are tying the knot instead, says the New York Daily News.
“They’re telling friends they will get married,” a pal, who heard the news directly from one of them, tells the newspaper.
“They say the pregnancy stories aren’t true,” says another skeptical friend.
Penélope, 35, and 40-year-old Javier – who won an Oscar for playing a psychopathic killer in No Country for Old Men – have known each other since 1992 when they made Jamon, Jamon.
The couple fell in love again after co-starring in Woody Allen’s 2009 movie Vicky Cristina Barcelona along with Scarlett Johansson and Rebecca Hall.