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After two years of dating, it looks like Zach Braff and Florence Pugh are headed for an eternity.
The Scrubs star, 46, is said to be “really ready to settle down” with the 25-year-old Midsommar actress, who is 21 years her junior, and even got her parents’ seal of approval.
A source told the Mirror on Saturday that the only thing delaying a proposal is that he “wants to know for sure [that] she will say ‘yes’.’
Wedding bells? After long firing back at their 21-year-old age gap, Zach Braff, 46, is said to be “really ready to settle down” with his two-year-old girlfriend Florence Pugh, 25, and has gotten his approval. parents; photo february 2020
Serious Steps: “He’s behaving completely differently with Florence and went so far as to spend time with his family in England earlier this year and move them to his LA mansion,” an insider told the Mirror.
The very private actor-director is said to have traveled to his native UK to woo his parents Clinton Pugh and Deborah Mackin for the first time in September 2020.
And although he has had a string of relationships with Hollywood darlings, including Mandy Moore (2004-2006), as well as brief romances with Drew Barrymore and Kirsten Dunst in 2007, he acts “completely differently” with Florence.
“He’s behaving completely differently with Florence and went so far as to spend time with his family in England earlier this year and move her into his LA mansion,” a source close to the Garden State star said.
The source continued: “He hasn’t done this with other girlfriends – nothing close – and he’s giving all the indications that he’s really ready to settle down, especially now that they’ve passed the glove. to work together and get out the other side without killing each other.
The insider added that she was the one who made him want to shed his previous image of being “some sort of lazy bachelor with a revolving door of younger women in his life.”
Only support: The two crouched throughout the pandemic and in a photo shared with Braff’s story on Insta, she even modeled socks with her face on them
Seal of approval: Zach first met his parents Clinton Pugh and Deborah Mackin in September 2020
And to take more serious action with the Little Women actress, he would find her “different” from everything else, as he is both attracted to and “supporting” her meteoric career.
“Florence is different from every other woman he’s dated in that she has an exciting career – hotter than his – and he’s been very supportive of her and hasn’t held her back in the slightest.” , the source revealed.
At this point, he recently shared that he had commissioned a painting of his character in Black Widow from a Russian painter / comic artist, and gushed to his 1.5 million followers “go watch @florencepugh save the world! », Continuing to be his ultimate Majorette.
And the only thing stopping her forever is a typical proposal concern: “The only thing stopping her from proposing is wanting to know for sure that she will say yes,” he added. .
Supporting: On July 8, he revealed he had commissioned a special portrait of actress Black Widow from a Russian painter
The couple had previously sparked wedding rumors once in January after a friend referred to Florence as ‘FPB’, in a photo of her, prompting fans to claim the ‘B’ stood for ‘Braff’ .
The friend then deleted the “B” and maintained “They are not married”. But rumors swirled again in March after he sought to wear a wedding ring on his left finger in the blink of an eye.
The couple first met on the set of their short film ‘In The Time It Takes To Get There’, and they first sparked romance rumors in April 2019 when they were glimpses holding hands, but none confirmed anything until the following December.
Both extremely private when it comes to their relationship, they are both selective about what to share on social media and have never even walked the red carpet together.
But as their partnership continues to grow, the two pounced on each other on their anniversary – having spent a number of them living with their foster dog Billie.
Intimate moments: The very private couple are very selective about when to share things about their relationship on social media
Birthday love: In a birthday tribute on January 3, he gushed “I can’t believe I can laugh with you every day. What a pleasure to know you. What a gift to the world it was that you were born ‘
‘Chicken’: Midsommar star called him ‘chicken’ and a ‘magical person’ in his gushing tribute
‘Happy birthday to the funniest person I have ever met. I would have felt blessed to have smiled with you one night. I can’t believe I can laugh with you everyday. What a pleasure to know you. What a gift to the world that you were born, ”Zach wrote on January 3.
And on her birthday April 6, she shared intimate snaps as she called him a “magical person” and revealed his nickname for him “chicken,” while noticing that he was “infectious” and full. of ‘generosity’ with an ‘enthusiasm for living’ that inspires him.
But despite their dedication to each other, the relationship hasn’t been free from lagging critics who have looked into their 21-year age gap.
‘I don’t need you to tell me who I should and shouldn’t like. And I would never in my life, ever tell anyone who they can and can’t love, ”she joked publicly after professing love for him on his birthday last year.
And in a recent interview with The Sunday Times, she said, “I think it bothers people that it’s not what they expected. But it’s my life and I’m not doing anything to please people or to make it a better title or a better story. I also want to be a person! ‘
Applauding: “I don’t need you telling me who I should and shouldn’t like. And I would never say in my life, ever, to anyone that they can and cannot love, ”she told the trolls in April 2020