Star mag claims the question-popping actually took place six months ago, in secret. And the actress, who stepped out last week with a sizable bauble on her finger, is supposedly eager to make things legal.
"Halle is very serious about this marriage," says a source. "She's ready."
She was presumably just as serious about her other marriages, to baseball player David Justice in 1994 and crooner Eric Benet in 2001, respectively. Both unions ended bitterly.
Martinez, for his part, dated Kylie Minogue for several years, and stood by her during her battle with breast cancer. They split in 2007.
"Olivier has become her rock," a source tells Star. "Halle feels Olivier has made a connection and a commitment to her and her daughter."
The tab posits that the nuptials could take place this summer in California's wine country, predicting Berry's third trip down the aisle will be "a large, joyous affair."
"Deciding to marry again is huge for Halle," notes the spy. "But friends have never seen her this happy and fulfilled."
As we hope for the best, let's take a look back at the happy couple ...