neil patrick harris david burtka Neil Patrick Harris, David Burtka engagedNow that New York passed a historic bill legalizing gay marriage, actor and Tony Awards host Neil Patrick Harris says he plans to marry longtime boyfriend David Burtka.

In a tweet to fans, NPH actually shared that he and Burtka — the parents of fraternal twins Harper and Gideon — have been engaged for more than five years, just waiting for the opportunity to wed:


David and I did propose to each other, but over five years ago! We’ve been wearing engagement rings for ages, waiting for an available date.less than a minute ago via web favorite Neil Patrick Harris, David Burtka engaged Favorite retweet Neil Patrick Harris, David Burtka engaged Retweet reply Neil Patrick Harris, David Burtka engaged Reply


On Friday (June 24), New York governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill approving same-sex marriages into law. Celebs from Kathy Griffin to Lady Gaga shared their reactions via Twitter