Comedian Russell Brand has confirmed his engagement to Katy Perry.
Brand and the Katy got engaged during a romantic holiday in India, his spokesman confirmed: 'We can confirm that Russell Brand and Katy Perry are engaged.'
The 34-year-old funnyman was reported to have proposed during a spiritual ceremony on New Year's Eve, with the relationship being blessed by a 'love guru'.
And the comic, who starred in Forgetting Sarah Marshall, also confirmed his engagement to 25-year-old Perry via a text message to the Sun, which read: 'It's true. Much love.'
By Ruth Doherty