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Glee's Amber Riley Is Engaged to Desean Black!

Amber Riley has some amazing news to share!

The 34-year-old actress, best known for playing Mercedes Jones on the Fox series Glee, is engaged to her boyfriend Desean Black.

Amber announced the news by sharing a photo from her proposal, taken by friend Alfredo Flores, as well as a video of her showing off the engagement ring.

“There was a time when I thought I didn’t want or deserve this kind of love. I’m looking at a man who changed my mind. My time by myself, loving on myself, getting comfortable with myself, prepared me for you, and prepared me for this. I am so proud to say, I am the future Mrs. Black,” Amber captioned the photo.

She added, “I love you @deseanblack_official and I thank you for your patience, your friendship, and your partnership! ‘What God has joined together, let no man separate.’ #HappilyEngaged #Engaged #BlackLove.”

Amber previously revealed that she met Desean by sliding into his DMs on Instagram!

In other news, Amber recently spoke out about something a Trump supporter did to her.

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Amber Riley Sings a Tribute for Naya Rivera on 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' - Watch Now!

Amber Riley performed a moving tribute for her late friend and Glee co-star Naya Rivera on the latest episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live.

The 34-year-old actress, who played Mercedes Jones on the Fox series, performed a new song called “A Moment,” which was seemingly written about Naya‘s tragic death.

“Everybody thinks I’m OK but nobody know the way I’m really feeling,” Amber sings in the song. “I’m ready to fight, I’m ready to see what’s on the other side. I’m ready to cry and just let it be … I don’t have much pride, I put that aside. Get back to me.”

The episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live was hosted by Lil Rel Howery and he talked about the loss while introducing the singer, who went by her new stage name Riley.

“We both lost an amazing friend in a tragic accident and we both will miss her forever,” he said.

Lil Rel further discussed the performance on Twitter by saying, “Quick backstory the musical guest on this show backed out and I called them and asked if we can do this tribute and let Amber kill it the Kimmel team said yes!!! Thank You!!!”

Riley has a self-titled EP being released on October 2.

See what every star of Glee had to say in their tributes for Naya after her death last month.

Glee's Amber Riley Says Naya Rivera & Cory Monteith's Names Every Day to Honor Their Lives

Amber Riley has written another touching tribute for her late Glee co-star Naya Rivera, who drowned in California’s Lake Piru after heroically saving her son’s life.

In the tribute that Amber posted to Instagram on Thursday (July 23), she said she says both Naya and their late co-star Cory Monteith‘s names every day to honor their lives.

“I’m so mad the world will never see how high you could have soared. Her brain was brilliant. She was smart and as quick as a whip. Always had me in stitches, we would be in tears laughing so hard at one another,” Amber said. “There was never competition, or shade, or intimidation with us. Just pure adoration and mutual respect. You deserved better. You were so much more than just this show. Your talent outshined us all so many times!”

“Favorite Naya Moment: tour bus to London, Naya greasing her scalp with Doo Gro oil, a plastic cap and a silk bonnet 😂 my sister said ‘oh Naya you blackity black black’ we burst out into laughter! We needed it too because we just wanted to get home to our families. We were alike in that way. We love hard, and protect our own, and we don’t take no shit from anyone (Kevin is literally the byproduct of US 😂) We can either slice you with our words, or bring you comfort with that same breath. Dealer’s choice. I say your name everyday and hold you in my heart, just like I do Cory,” she continued.

Click inside to read the rest of the touching tribute… More Here! »

Amber Riley Shares Beautiful Video of Naya Rivera Singing with Her Son Josey

Amber Riley took to Instagram to share a tribute for the late Naya Rivera.

The 34-year-old actress played the role of Mercedes Jones on the hit Fox series Glee and she performed many duets with Naya during their time on the show.

“My favorite duet partner. I love you. I miss you. I don’t have words right now, just lots of feelings. Rest In Peace Angel, and know that your family will never have to worry about anything,” Amber wrote in her Instagram post.

Amber also shared a video of Naya singing the children’s song “Skidamarink” with her son Josey and it’s so heartbreaking to watch.

Investigators revealed the devastating way that they believe Naya died and what she did in her final moments was truly heroic.

Read what the rest of the cast of Glee has been saying in their tributes.

Naya Rivera's Friends & Family Gather at Lake Piru in Heartbreaking Image

ABC7 Eyewitness News caught a heartbreaking moment featuring Naya Rivera‘s family and friends on site at Lake Piru in California just before it was announced that a body was found during the search for the missing Glee star.

It appeared as if Naya‘s loved ones gathered and stood hand-in-hand together, looking out on the large body of water where search and rescue divers are looking for the Glee star. She went missing on Wednesday (July 8) in the lake after going boating with her four-year-old son Josey. Josey told authorities that his mom never came back to the boat after swimming.

Fans think they identified Glee co-stars Amber Riley, Chris Colfer, Kevin McHale, Heather Morris, and Jenna Ushkowitz as part of the group that were there to support during the search.

No further updates have been given by authorities and we are awaiting a press conference shortly. Naya‘s Glee co-stars have also been posting messages about her today after news that a body was found.

Our thoughts are with all of Naya Rivera‘s loved ones.

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Amber Riley, Kevin McHale & More 'Glee' Stars Defend Why They Haven't Publicly Said Anything About Naya Rivera

Some Twitter aren’t happy that some Glee stars have chosen to keep quiet as the search remains for Naya Rivera, who went missing last week after a lake trip in California.

Now, Amber Riley, Kevin McHale, and more have spoken out about why they chose to be silent while others have sent prayers and other comments about Naya.

“I haven’t seen not one of the GLEE CAST MEMBERS POST ABT NAYA EXCEPT FOR @HeatherMorrisTV AND @dotmariejones y’all a need to do better @LeaMichele @JennaUshkowitz @chriscolfer,” one Twitter user wrote, sparking the conversation of why they didn’t.

Amber was one of the first to clap back at her own reason – because it’s not about her. It’s about Naya.

“Show some respect. All our energy is going toward helping find Naya and praying for her safe return and for her family. No one owes anyone online a performance of grief,” she wrote. “This is very real and devastating. Focus on Naya and her family. Not us. We don’t matter right now.”

Fans also came to Chris Colfer‘s defense, who hadn’t posted anything about Naya’s disappearnce.

One wrote, “I just want to tell you that you don’t owe us anything, we love you and we’re here to support you and your friends who are going through so much pain right now, I’m sorry if there are people who have made you feel like you can’t grieve at peace, we love you ❤”

Years ago, Chris also opened up about how he personally mourned losing Cory Monteith, who passed away seven years ago tomorrow, and his statement is just as relevant right now.

You can read the latest update on the search for Naya from the search and rescue team here…