Patton Oswalt And Meredith Salenger Are Engaged About A Year After His Wife's Death

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Jul. 6 2017, Updated 3:08 p.m. ET

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Patton Oswalt and Meredith Salenger are engaged! They haven't been dating very long and the engagement comes just 15 months after Oswalt's wife Michelle McNamara's unexpected death.

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Earlier today, sources confirmed to People that the new couple was headed down the aisle. "I don't wanna brag... but check out the size of The Rock on my finger! Hahahah," Salenger wrote on Instagram not long after the news broke, with a photo of her and Oswalt with Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson superimposed over her hand.

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The couple hinted at their engagement in a playful back-and-forth exchange via Twitter on July 3rd.

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The pair recently went public about their budding relationship on the red carpet at the premiere of Baby Driver.

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It's been only a little over a year since Oswalt's wife died suddenly in her sleep at age 46.

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Oswalt and Salenger have only been together a few months, but already gush about their love on social media. "The love of my life," Salenger captioned a photo of Oswalt two days before getting engaged.

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Salenger hinted at their engagement on Instagram yesterday, writing, “Once upon a time… in 2008… at my friend’s wedding… I caught the bouquet… #fairytalesdoexist.”

What do you think about Patton getting engaged so soon after his wife's death? Let us know in the comments section. 


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