The actor proposed to Christina McLarty, the mother of his 2-month-old son, on Wednesday.
Two months after welcoming their first child together, actor David Arquette and entertainment reporter Christina McLarty are now engaged, the actor’s rep confirms.
According to People Magazine, Arquette, 42, proposed to McLarty, 33, on Wednesday night during a family dinner at Mastro’s Ocean Club in Malibu. Arquette’s daughter Coco was reportedly present along with the couple’s two-month-old son Charlie West.
“He wanted his family to be with him when he did it, ” a source told the magazine, adding that “they are going to vacation in Aspen to celebrate.”
The news comes just a week after David’s ex-wife, Friends star Courteney Cox, announced her engagement to Snow Patrol musician Johnny McDaid. Arquette and Cox, who were married for 11 years, have remained close friends since their divorce in May 2013, and co-parent their 9-year-old daughter, Coco.
Arquette is known for films like “Wild Bill” and “Never Been Kissed”, and for his recurring role in the horror-comedy franchise “Scream”, where he played alongside Cox. McLarty appeared on “The Young and the Restless” and hosted the syndicated talent show “Gimme the Mike!”.
Arquette and McLarty have been dating on and off since 2011, and they announced Christina’s pregnancy in November 2013.
David Arquette is an American actor, film director, producer, screenwriter, wrestler, and fashion designer. A member of the Arquette acting family, he first became known during the mid-1990’s after starring in several Hollywood films, such as the “Scream” series, “Wild Bill”, and “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”. He has since had several television roles, such as Jason Ventress on “In Case of Emergency”, and Randy Mann on “Pushing Daisies”, both aired on ABC.
Arquette made his directorial debut with 2007’s “The Tripper”, and has signed on to direct “Glutton”, a 3D psychological thriller.
In addition to his acting/directing career, Arquette took a brief foray into professional wrestling in early 2000, competing for World Championship Wrestling (WCW). During his tenure, Arquette became a one-time WCW World Heavyweight Champion. He also runs a clothing line, Propr Collection, with musician Ben Harper.