It takes only one word to make Christina Ricci smile.

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And what is that word, exactly? 'Fiancé'.

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The Smurfs 2 star revealed that getting to say 'fiancé' instead of 'boyfriend' is her favourite thing about being engaged.

"People take you so much more seriously once you start throwing around that word," she explained.  

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"I can't wait for 'husband' because then I can really throw my weight around," she added. "My husband's going to come down here and talk to you!' That's a huge threat." 

She'll be able to graduate onto stronger vocabulary when she and James Heerdegen marry, but until then she's happy saying the word 'fiancé'.

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