Newly engaged Scarlett steps out in public

01:43, Jan 31 2009
ALL SMILES: Scarlett Johansson has stepped out in public for the first time since her engagement to boyfriend Ryan Reynolds was confirmed.

A beaming Scarlett Johansson has wasted no time in stepping out in public since news of her engagement was confirmed.

Johansson's engagement to boyfriend, Blade Trinity star Ryan Reynolds, was announced this morning.

The Hollywood star was all smiles as she walked the red carpet at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's annual Costume Institute Gala in New York.

Johansson's publicist Marcel Pariseau confirmed the 23-year-old actress and 31-year-old Canadian actor are engaged to be married.

"They're both thrilled," Pariseau told People.com.

The pair, who have been dating for a year, have not yet set a date for the wedding.

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Sources told People.com that Johansson wanted to "show off her rock" at the Metropolitan Museum Costume Institute Gala in New York today.

Johansson has previously been linked to several Hollywood hunks, including Josh Hartnett, Justin Timberlake and Jared Leto.

Reynolds was previously engaged to Canadian singer Alanis Morissette.

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