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'The Office's' Ellie Kemper Announces Engagement on 'Conan' (Video)

The actress' fiance, Michael Koman, is a former "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" and "The Colbert Report" writer.

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Ellie Kemper picked a special to person to share the news of her engagement to writer Michael Koman with: his former boss. 

The Office actress appeared on Conan O'Brien's late-night show Wednesday and showed off her new bling. O'Brien then showed a picture of Koman, who is a former writer for the host's NBC show, Late Night with Conan O'Brien, in a hot dog suit. 

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"He's a really good guy," said O'Brien of Koman, who is the co-creator of Adult Swim series Eagleheart. 

And while Kemper said her man is adored by most of her family, she did tell a story about her grandfather grilling Koman during Thanksgiving, and telling her to "Keep her options open," while making a pecan Vs. pumpkin pie reference. 

"My grandpa said, 'Ellie, what kind of pie are you gonna have?' and I said, 'I don't know, grandpa. They both look really good. I think I'll have pecan,'" she relayed. "He said, 'Are you sure, Ellie, because it's okay to keep your options open. You don't have to settle on a pie right now.'

"He was like, 'Who knows what other pies might present themselves?'"

 Watch her announcement below.