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Benedict Cumberbatch is engaged, and the fangirls are in turmoil
The Sherlock actor announced his engagement in The Times today. Classy.

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EVERYONE, WE DON’T want to upset you but… Benedict Cumberbatch is engaged.

The Sherlock actor has popped the question to theatre director Sophie Hunter, with whom he was spotted at Wimbledon last summer.

The engagement was announced in the classified section of this morning’s Times, in a manner befitting the name Benedict Cumberbatch:

We know what you’re thinking: Forget Benedict. How are the fangirls doing?

Well, the reaction from the Cumberbitches is…mixed. One half is openly wailing and mourning.

And the others are doing their best to congratulate the happy couple.

You can almost see the strained smiles and grimaces. Chin up, Cumberbitches! At least Sherlock will never get married. (Right, Stephen Moffat?)

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