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'Private Practice' Star Audra McDonald Is Engaged

1/4/2012 8:48am EST

Audra McDonaldActress Audra McDonald is engaged to marry Broadway actor Will Swenson.

The Private Practice star divorced her first husband, bassist Peter Donovan, in 2009 before starting up a relationship with Swenson.

Now, the couple is celebrating after becoming engaged on New Year's Day.

In a series of posts on, McDonald writes, "Best New Year's Day ever. Ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever ever. Thanks 4 (for) all of the sweet congrats (sic) on our engagement. We're super happy and excited."
McDonald's showbiz pals are already congratulating her on the happy news.

In a tweet, country singer Chely Wright states, "Wow, super duper excited for you!"


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