People: Scarlett Johansson, Colin Jost engaged

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Scarlett Johansson, Colin Jost engaged

Wedding bells are in the future for actress Scarlett Johansson and Colin Jost of "Saturday Night Live."

Johansson's publicist Marcel Pariseau tells The Associated Press Sunday that the private couple is officially engaged after two years of dating. Pariseau says no date has been set for the nuptials.

Johansson, 34, was previously married to actor Ryan Reynolds and journalist Romain Dauriac, with whom she has a daughter named Rose who was born in 2014.

This is the first marriage for the 36-year-old Jost, who is the co-anchor of SNL's Weekend Update.

The couple recently walked the red carpet together at the premiere of "Avengers: Endgame," in which Johansson plays the character of Black Widow.

McConaughey receives original diploma

Actor Matthew McConaughey has finally received his high school diploma, more than 30 years after graduating.

McConaughey was given his original diploma Friday night when he returned to his Texas alma mater to address the class of 2019.

A Longview High School spokeswoman told the Longview News-Journal that graduates normally receive diploma holders during commencement ceremonies and that the actual diplomas must be picked up later. She said McConaughey never got his.

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The 49-year-old graduated from Longview in 1988. He responded to receiving his diploma with one word: "proof."

McConaughey lives in Austin. He won an Oscar for his performance in "Dallas Buyers Club."

He told the new graduates that he'd succeeded because he followed his heart, and that they should guard and follow theirs.

Travis Tritt's tour bus involved in fatal wreck

Country music star Travis Tritt says his tour bus was "sideswiped" in a multi-vehicle crash that left two people dead in South Carolina.

News outlets report the crash occurred early Saturday on Highway 22 in Horry County. One person suffered minor injuries.

Tritt tweeted that his tour bus sustained minor damage as it swerved to try to avoid the collision. Tritt was leaving Myrtle Beach after playing a concert there Friday night. No one on the tour bus was injured.

South Carolina Highway Patrol Cpl. Sonny Collins says a vehicle traveling in the wrong direction crashed into a pickup truck head-on. The victims were identified as 61-year-old Tonda Cross of Ellettsville, Ind., and 25-year-old Charles "Cody" Wade of Horry County.

Tritt says he was "shaken" by what he saw and "saddened beyond belief."

Today's birthdays: Singer Ron Isley of the Isley Brothers is 78. Comedian-turned-U.S. Sen. Al Franken is 68. Actor Judge Reinhold is 62. Actress Lisa Edelstein ("House") is 53. Actress Fairuza Balk ("The Waterboy") is 45. Actor David Ajala ("Black Box") is 33. Actress Sarah Ramos ("Parenthood," ''American Dreams") is 28.

— The Associated Press


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