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Jimmy Kimmel engaged to 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' writer

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Sorry, Matt Damon!

Jimmy Kimmel is engaged to Molly McNearney, a co-head writer of Jimmy Kimmel Live!, People reports. The couple have been together since 2009. Prior to that, the comedian dated Sarah Silverman.

According to her IMDB profile, McNearney joined Jimmy Kimmel Live! in 2003, and has been an essay writer there since 2006. It’s the second marriage for Kimmel, and the first for McNearney.

Kimmel has been a busy guy recently. In addition to his show, he will also host the Primetime Emmy Awards September 23.

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