Actress Robin Tunney Engaged

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February 5, 2013 | 8:46pm EST

Actress Robin Tunney is planning a second wedding after accepting interior designer NICKY MARMET’s proposal on Christmas Day.
The Mentalist star was holidaying in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil when her boyfriend popped the question – and she said yes.
Tunney tells, “The diamond was from his grandmother Mimi’s engagement ring… It means so much that it was his grandmother’s. She had a long and happy marriage to his grandfather. I like to think it’s good luck!”
Marmet’s holiday proposal was actually his second attempt to make Tunney his wife, after a bout of illness on the trip scuppered his first try.
Tunney reveals, “He’d made an earlier attempt at the beach in Bahia, but I had what I thought was Dengue Fever and I threw up over his shoulder when he was about to take the ring out. Mercifully, I recovered and was healthy enough to accept the second time.”
Tunney was previously married to producer/director Bob Gosse from 1997 to 2002.