Washington, August 30 : While many men would be left dumbfounded by Charlize Theron's looks, a reporter plucked up courage to ask the actress to marry him.
The incident occurred when the stunner was at the Venice film festival, in Italy, to promote her new film 'The Burning Plan'.
During the promotional press conference, an unknown reporter decided to pop the question and later quizzed her about sleeping arrangements.
"I really like you so much and have a lot of respect for you but I would like to marry you - and I have a question: which side (of the bed) do you prefer to sleep on?" Contactmusic quoted the reporter, as saying.
The actress turned pink, but quipped , "The side that you are not on," before she jokingly called out , "Security! Security! Security!"
"You are very cute, but you know my boyfriend will kill you," she later added.
She further stated, confusing the media present, that "I am married, I am taken, whatever."
Theron is currently dating Irish actor Stuart Townsend.
The star pair has never officially wed, but always maintained that they feel like a married couple.