Jimmy Kimmel and Molly McNearney: Engaged!

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Jimmy Kimmel may make viewers laugh for a living, but the talk show host got very serious with Molly McNearney on a recent trip to South Africa's Kruger National Park, reports confirm:

He asked her to be his wife!

Kimmel's rep has confirmed the news, but has offered no further details.

Molly McNearney and Jimmy Kimmel

McNearney, 34, serves as co-head writer on the show on Jimmy Kimmel Live!. She started dating the host in 2009, following his split with very long-time girlfriend Sarah Silverman.

This will be second marriage for Kimmel. He hosts the upcoming Primetime Emmy Awards on September 23.

We wish these two nothing but a lifetime of happiness!

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