updated 10/09/2009 AT 11:00 AM ET
•originally published 10/09/2009 AT 12:00 PM ET
He’s funny … and romantic!
“Valentine’s Day rolled around and I figured this is not a ship to be missed,” Vaughn, 39, tells Ellen DeGeneres during a visit to her talk show scheduled to air Monday, “because I will not forget this date.” “So Valentine’s Day was the day that I asked her,” he continues. “[It] worked out great because it would have been kind of weird to have talked about [getting engaged] and then skipped Valentine’s Day as if who knows when this thing is coming.”