Updated August 6, 2012:

Kanan and Vega tied the knot while on a trip to Italy during the month of July, according to Soap Opera Digest. The lovebirds honeymooned in Sicily. congratulates the happy pair!

Original article November 11, 2011:

Actor Sean Kanan, who plays Deacon Sharpe on “The Young and the Restless,” got engaged to his girlfriend Michele Vega over the weekend, and is pleased to be able to share the details of the proposal with our readers. Sean’s rep tells us, “Sean had a dinner party for 15 people at his home. After the main course and before the dessert, he stood up to make a toast and instead got down on one knee (sort of) and asked Michele to marry him. She accepted right away and he put the ring on her finger. They then sealed it with a long kiss. Everyone was shocked and thrilled!” extends congratulations to the happy couple! Feel free to leave your messages of congratulations below. If you missed it, check out our most recent chat with Sean through Interview: The Young And The Restless’s Sean Kanan.

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