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'Boy Meets World' Star Rider Strong Is Engaged

December 27, 2012 (7:18 pm) GMT
The '90s heartthrob announced his engagement to actress girlfriend Alexandra Barreto, presenting her with a self-designed ring.
'Boy Meets World' Star Rider Strong Is Engaged

Former teen heartthrob Rider Strong is engaged to girlfriend Alexandra Barreto. The star of "Boy Meets World" popped the question to Barreto on Wednesday, December 26 with a "handmade gold ring he created himself," his publicist confirmed.

The actor, who played Shawn Hunter on the '90s series, met Barreto, an actress, when he was working on the short-lived 2006 series "Pepper Dennis". According to E! Online, the couple also worked together on a campaign video for Barack Obama in the 2008 election.

Strong revealed last month that he will not be involved in the "Boy Meets World" spin-off, "", while his former co-stars (Cory) and (Topanga) have signed up. "So I am extremely happy for Ben and Danielle to be able to continue the story. At this point, I have no official involvement in Girl Meets World," he wrote on his official website.

He continued, "There might be a chance to see some of the BMW cast in a guest spot, and I think it would be nice to find out where our characters have been all these years. But Girl Meets World will be, and I think it should be, it's own show. It will be about Cory and Topanga, their daughter, and a new set of characters."

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