Wedding Bells Soon for Common and Serena Williams?

Common in Premiere Of
Actor/rapper Common and tennis player Serena Williams attend the premiere of "Date Night" at Ziegfeld Theatre on April 6, 2010 in New York City. (Getty Images)more pics »It sounds like Common might be getting ready to pop the question to lady friend Serena Williams.

Common chats with Ellen about Serena Williams. (Warner Brothers)
The rapper-turned-actor stars in Just Wright (which opens this weekend), and was doing a little publicity for the film on Ellen DeGeneres's show, when the subject of Serena came up. The 38-year-old Chicago native admitted, "I definitely want to get married. I would love to get married and have kids."

"Actually, Serena and I have been close for about two years. It's been evolving," continued Common.

It sounds like it can be intense dating one of the premiere tennis stars in the world. For instance, there's watching the matches. "I sit there, and I'm just tense... and people try and talk to me, and I tell them to be quiet," said Common. "I was sitting next to Richard Branson and I didn't pay attention. I don't care who is there. I'm focused on this tennis match."

See more Common and Serena Williams pictures (click any photo):
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  • Serena Williams in Leighton Meester at the Premiere of "Date Night" 2
  • Serena Williams in Sony Ericsson Open-Day 12
  • Serena Williams in Serena Williams Hits The Beach In Miami For Some Fun In The Sun
  • Serena Williams in Serena Williams at the Beach
  • Serena Williams in Serena Williams at Miami Beach
  • Serena Williams in Sony Ericsson Open- Day 2
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