Wedding bells for Hilary Duff

WASHINGTON: Actress Hilary Duff has confirmed her engagement to hockey player boyfriend Mike Comrie.

Confirming rumors that the actress, who recently appeared on Gossip Girl, would soon be hearing wedding bells, her rep says that the Edmonton Oilers player, 29, did indeed propose.

"Hilary Duff and Mike Comrie were engaged this weekend while vacationing in Hawaii," People mag quoted Duff's rep Nanci Ryder, as saying.

She added: "After having been together for over two years, they are very excited to share this happy news. They are thankful for all of your warm wishes."

Early in their courtship, when he was with the New York Islanders, Comrie surprised Duff, 22, with a Mercedes for her birthday.

Duff, 22, has been romancing the Edmonton Oilers player, 29, since 2007.