When leading ladies fall for stand-up comedians

Society often tells us that women love a sense of humor in a man, and yet to hear many stand-up comedians onstage, all we ever hear about is how that's not exactly so in real-life. Rock stars, models, actors, directors, producers, even the key grip and just about anyone else with money beats out the comic, it would seem. And yet. Sometimes it is true: The comedian can get the girl! Christina Ricci's reps confirmed yesterday that she had gotten engaged to stand-up comic Owen Benjamin (who himself will be seen this week online in a new CBS online comedy, Heckle U). Congrats to them both! As Owen Benjamin announced on Facebook overnight: Thanks for all the best wishes everyone. our goal is to one day have normal sized children. 6'7 plus 5'0 = normal kids. psyched The couple met on the set of their upcoming romantic comedy, All's Faire in Love. But Benjamin's not the only comedian to land a famous actress as a real-life love interest. Check out these other couples… David Cross and Amber Tamblyn. Amber Tamblyn famously talked to God in her TV drama Joan of Arcadia, and comedy nerds consider David Cross a God for Mr. Show, so just let them be, would you? I know there's quite an age difference working here. But. They looked like quite the cute couple when I saw them...

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