Brenda Song visits The IMDb Show in 2019 (Photo: Rich Polk/Getty Images for IMDb)
It’s been reported that Brenda Song and Macaulay Culkin are engaged, after having been together for four years and welcoming a son into the world in 2021.
This is everything you need to know about the couple.
Who is Brenda Song?
Song is an American actress who was born in California on 27 March 1988, who began her career at the age of six when she started working as a child model.
She made her acting debut with an appearance on the sitcom Thunder Alley. Song is best known for her work with Disney, appearing in the Disney Channel original films The Ultimate Christmas Present and Wendy Wu: Homecoming Warrior, and on TV shows like The Suite Life of Zack and Cody and Phil of the Future.
Song has since transitioned into appearing in more mainstream roles, including The Social Network, New Girl and Scandal.
From 2010 to 2017, Song was in an on and off relationship with musician Trace Cyrus, the brother of Miley Cyrus. The two were engaged between 2011 and 2012.
How long have she and Macaulay Culkin been together?
After splitting from Cyrus in 2017, Song went on to meet Culkin on the set of Changeland, a film that was written and directed by Seth Green.
Speculation regarding their relationship first started in the summer of 2017, when the paparazzi took photos of them getting dinner together in California.
According to reports, Song and Culkin then went on a double date with Green and his wife Clare Grant in September. A couple months later, the two were spotted in France together with Paris Jackson, the goddaughter of Culkin.
In 2018 during an interview on the podcast The Joe Rogan Experience, Culkin said that he and Song had been “practising” at making babies.
He said: “I’m probably going to put some babies in her in a little bit. I mean, we’ve definitely been practising.
“I’m going to have some pretty babies. She’s Asian, so I’m gonna have tiny little Asian babies. It’s going to be adorable.”
Culkin also said that he and Song were looking into moving in together as well.
Later that year, Song told Us Weekly that her relationship with Culkin was “wonderful”.
On Christmas in 2019, the two got a cat together named Santa Claws - they would eventually go on to have a number of pets together, including two more cats, a dog, fish and a parrot.
In April of 2021, the couple welcomed their first child together, a son called Dakota Song Culkin. They shared the news in a statement with Esquire which said that they were “overjoyed”.
Are they engaged?
While the couple themselves haven’t confirmed or denied the news, People reported that a source had told the outlet that the two were engaged after four years together.
Song was photographed wearing a diamond ring on her left hand whilst out and about in Beverly Hills, California.
What does Macaulay Culkin do now?
Culkin is best known as a child star who shot to fame after appearing in the first two Home Alone films in 1990 and 1992, a role which bagged him a nomination for Best Actor in a Motion Picture Musicial or Comedy at the Golden Globes.
He also starred in other films and TV shows including Uncle Buck, My Girl, Wish Kid and The Good Son.
Culkin took a break from acting in 1994 before returning in 2003 with a guest appearance on the sitcom Will & Grace.
Most recently, in 2021, Culkin has been starring in the anthology horror series American Horror Story: Double Feature which is the show’s 10th season.
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