The Game has confirmed that he is engaged to actress Valeisha Butterfield and
the two will be married in March of 2007.
In a recent edition
of Sister 2 Sister magazine, the rapper confirmed rumors that he was
engaged. He also revealed that he gave Butterfield a 19-carat engagement ring.
The two have selected
March 22, 2007 to be wed, the date being the anniversary of his proposal to
Butterfield, who has small roles in Remember The Titans and Road Trip.
"I was just
as surprised as my family and everybody was," Butterfield told Sister 2
Sister when The Game proposed. “I didn’t pass out, but I buckled and he
caught me. We never dated, that’s the thing; we went from being friends
to being engaged."
Lil’ Jon, Hilary
Duff and others were present at a private engagement dinner that was held in
California to celebrate to couple’s union.
also the daughter of North Carolina Congressman GK Butterfield, who reportedly
gave the gangster rapper "the third degree" upon their first meeting.
Fans of the rapper
can see him on the silver screen as "Big Meat" in the movie Waist
Deep, which opened yesterday (June 23) and stars R&B singer/rapper/actor
Tyrese Gibson Meagan Good and Larenz Tate.