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David Arquette engaged 6 days after ex Courteney Cox's announcement

July 3, 2014 at 10:32 AM ET

David Arquette and Christina McLarty have been together on and off since 2011.
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David Arquette and Christina McLarty have been together on and off since 2011.

"Scream" star David Arquette is engaged to girlfriend Christina McLarty, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.

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The 42-year-old actor proposed to actress McLarty, 33, in Malibu on July 2. The couple has been together on and off since 2011. They welcomed a son, Charlie, in April 2014. 

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Coincidentally, David's ex-wife, Friends star Courteney Cox, announced her engagement to Snow Patrol musician Johnny McDaid on June 26. The couple has been dating for six months. Cox and Arquette — who have a 10-year-old daughter, Coco, together — finalized their divorce in May 2013.

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Arquette is known for films like "Eight Legged Freaks" and "Never Been Kissed" and had a recurring role on "Pushing Daisies." McLarty appeared on "The Young and the Restless" and hosted syndicated talent show "Gimme the Mike!"

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