Jenny Slate Engaged to Boyfriend Ben Shattuck Following Romantic Picnic Proposal at French Castle

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Jenny Slate is engaged!

The 37-year-old Venom star shared that she is preparing to wed writer and artist Ben Shattuck by posting a slideshow of pics on her Instagram on Monday.

“He took me to France and made a picnic and made me feel happy and free and then he asked me to marry him and i screamed YES,” Slate captioned the photos. “I love you @benshattuck_art, you are the kindest and brightest and I am so grateful and here we go and keep going ❤️?❤️.”

The photos showed Slate smiling for the camera while showing off her new engagement bling.

Photos of the pair engrossed in arts and crafts, enjoying nature and dining together were also included.

Shattuck shared further details of the proposal on his Instagram, revealing that the couple was visiting a castle in southern France.

“In an abandoned castle in southern France, I asked this woman to marry me. ?❤,” he wrote. “Here she is in front of a door the color of her soul. In LA / MA / Holland / Belgium / France thank you @jennyslate and UP UP UP to more adventures ???.”

He also shared his own slideshow of couple pics, which showed them snuggling on the couch while reading, and buying Christmas trees together.

Slate previously dated actor Chris Evans, joining him and his family for Christmas in 2017. In March 2018, it was reported that their on-off relationship had ended.

She stepped out with Shattuck at the Sundance Film Festival in January. They also attended the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival together in May.  

In the same month, Slate referred to Shattuck as her boyfriend and “sweetie” on Instagram, while she posted a photo of Slate and called her his “dream date” in the caption.

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Do you play Celtic music? Irish or Scottish guitar or fiddle? My boyfriend @benshattuck_art is announcing a BRAND NEW MUSIC RESIDENCY from AUGUST 7-14, and applications are due JUNE 1. (I’m going to be helping out and also just chilling out) Penikese Islands Music and Nature Residency: A Celtic Music Gathering will take care place on gorgeous (and tick free!!!!) Penikese Island. There will be music workshops during the day, chefs cooking for us at night, excellent teachers like @stephiecoleman, and lots of sun and swimming. I’m gonna be there just helping out with my sweetie, listening to you musicians, splashing around in the Atlantic, and maybe you will be as well! Hope to see you there!

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