updated 07/05/2013 AT 10:25 AM ET
•originally published 07/05/2013 AT 11:55 AM ET
Talk about a Weekend Update.
Saturday Night Live star and head writer Seth Meyers is engaged to his longtime girlfriend, lawyer Alexi Ashe, his rep confirms to PEOPLE.
When the news was announced in May, Meyers said in a statement, “12:30 on NBC has long been incredible real estate. I hope I can do it justice.”
With reporting By EMILY STROHM