By Lisa Goudy
I have to applaud Benedict Cumberbatch for being traditional.
On Wednesday, the 38-year-old actor announced
his engagement in the announcements section of The Times. The
simple: With a headline of Mr. B.T. Cumberbatch and Miss S.I.
Hunter, it reads: “The engagement is announced between Benedict,
son of Wanda and Timothy Cumberbatch of London, and Sophie,
daughter of Katherine Hunter of Edinburgh and Charles Hunter of
I am pleased to see that Cumberbatch went the traditional route. The announcement didn’t appear on Facebook or Twitter or
any social media site. In fact, he doesn’t even have any form of social media account.