Celebrity Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden Are Engaged "Her mom is a fan of him and gave her blessing," a Madden source tells PEOPLE By Melody Chiu Melody Chiu Instagram Twitter Melody Chiu is a Senior Editor for PEOPLE. She has been with the brand since 2009, editing, writing and reporting across all entertainment verticals. She oversees PEOPLE's music and events coverage and has written cover stories on Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez, Melissa McCarthy, Blake Shelton and Sandra Oh. The Los Angeles native graduated from the University of Southern California and has appeared on Extra!, The Talk, Access Hollywood and Good Morning America. People Editorial Guidelines Published on December 22, 2014 10:30 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: FameFlynet It’s official! After months of dodging engagement rumors, Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden are officially set to wed. “It happened a few nights ago,” a Madden pal tells PEOPLE about the proposal. “All of Benji’s friends are aware and happy for him.” Spending quality time with the actress’s family in Florida earlier this year, the rocker, 35, went the traditional route when asking for his future wife’s hand in marriage. “Her mom is a fan of him as well and gave her blessing,” says the pal. Benji Madden: I’m Really Happy Right Now “Since she started dating Benji, Cameron has changed in a very positive way,” a source said earlier this year. “She can’t stop smiling and seems much happier.” Staying mum on any engagement news (while flashing some suspicious hardware on her ring finger), the star, 42, gave a peek into her whirlwind romance in Cosmopolitan‘s January issue, telling the magazine that “timing is everything.” Cameron Diaz Talks Romance ‘Mistakes’ and the Secret to a Great Relationship “If you get into a relationship where you want something the guy doesn’t want, it’s never gonna work,” she said. “You’re never going to get him to be in that place. No matter how old you are, finding the guy who’s in the same place as you are and wants to show up is the only way a relationship works, period.” Reps for the couple have not responded to requests for comment. What Kind of Mom Would Cameron Diaz Be?