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Stephen Fry engaged to marry stand-up comedian Elliott Spencer

Gabby Jeffries January 6, 2015

Wit, author, actor and all round Twitter superstar Stephen Fry, who was instrumental in advocating publicly for the introduction of same-sex marriage, is to marry his boyfriend stand-up comedian Elliott Spencer.

The news was broken by British tabloid newspapers which have already obsessed over the age gap between the pair. Fry, who had been hoping for a private wedding, confirmed the speculation this morning:-

In recent days, they have tweeted as they ate gingerbread men:-

Back in 2012, Spencer tweeted about first meeting Fry:-

In 2012 Fry turned over his Twitter feed for the launch of the Out4Marriage campaign. Over the course of the public consultation on same-sex marriage, he shared numerous videos by celebrities, politicians and religious leaders. He recorded his own video addressing the issue of religious same-sex marriage.

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