As you've likely heard by now, reptilian heartthrob Benedict Cumberbatch got engaged to Sophie Hunter this week and he made the announcement in a British newspaper, because Benny is old-school like that.
Now that we know a little bit about who Sophie Hunter is, the new question is: Why are these two rushing to the altar?
After all, Benedict and Sophie have only been dating for five months, and the actor dated his previous girlfriend - fellow actress Olivia Poulet - for 12 years without ever putting a ring on it.
Some have suggested that Cumberbatch is in a rush to get hitched because he believes it will improve his chances of winning an Oscar for The Imitation Game. (As though an Oscar campaign is like running for office.)
Others, however, have suggested a far more traditional motivation for the quickie engagement: