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Glee's Jenna Ushkowitz Is Engaged To Boyfriend David Stanley!

Jenna Ushkowitz is engaged to longtime boyfriend David Stanley!

The former Glee actress revealed the happy news to her fans on Instagram and showed off her glitzy engagement ring.

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“Yes, a million times, yes ✨,” she captioned the pic, where she and David are smiling big, alongside their French bulldog.

Jenna received a lot of congratulatory messages, including some from Ally Maki, Dianne Doan, Emmy Kinney, Kathryn Gallagher and many more.

The happy news for Jenna comes just after she mourned the tragic passing of her Glee co-star Naya Rivera.

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Jenna Ushkowitz Remembers Naya Rivera After Her Death: 'I Miss You Already'

Jenna Ushkowitz is paying tribute to her friend and former co-star Naya Rivera, after her body was found following a five day search in Lake Piru in California.

The 34-year-old actress took to Instagram to express her sorrows.

“There are no words and yet so many things I want to say, I don’t believe I’ll ever be able to articulate exactly what I feel but… Naya, you were a ⚡️ force and everyone who got to be around you knew it and felt the light and joy you exuded when you walked into a room,” Jenna started. “You shined on stage and screen and radiated with love behind closed doors.”

She adds, “I was lucky enough to share so many laughs, martinis and secrets with you. I can not believe I took for granted that you’d always be here.”

“Our friendship went in waves as life happens and we grow, so I will not look back and regret but know I love you and promise to help the legacy of your talent, humor, light and loyalty live on,” Jenna continued. “You are so loved. You deserved the world and we will make sure Josey and your family feel that everyday. I miss you already.”

Many other Glee stars have spoken out about Naya‘s death, and even her Step Up: High Water cast as well.

Watch Naya and Jenna reminisce about the time they met Beyonce together below:

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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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Lea Michele & 'Glee' Stars Reminisce About Getting In Trouble While Filming the Pilot Episode

Lea Michele is the guest on her Glee co-stars Kevin McHale and Jenna Ushkowitz‘s podcast Showmance: Glee Recap Edition and they opened up about filming the pilot episode!

The three actors revealed that the young cast of the show once got in big trouble with series creator Ryan Murphy while filming the “Don’t Stop Believin’” scene. After the New Directions members finished their number, they had to perform it again while the camera was on Matthew Morrison to catch his reactions.

“We were futzing around so badly that when it was Matt Morrison‘s coverage to watch us and cry,” Jenna started to say before Lea chimed in and said, “That is the best story of the whole pilot.”

“We were dancing and we’re eye-line so the camera was not on us and he’s like dance for Matt so he can see you guys dance and we were like humping each other and all of a sudden, the voice of God, Ryan Murphy, comes in and he’s like, ‘Stop f–king around!’” Jenna said.

“He didn’t scream,” Lea said. “This is what happened. We worked so hard to learn ‘Don’t Stop Believin’ so finally we shot it, we did our coverage… And then we filmed it and our coverage was done and we were like, literally, ‘We Are the Champions’ started to play. So then they turn the camera around on Matt and we just think, ‘Now we can totally f–k around.’ And as Matt‘s watching us, we were legit humping each other and Ryan comes over and says in that deep voice, ‘Matthew Morrison has to produce tears right now. You have to do the number exactly how you did it.’”

“And I didn’t even think. Oh, of course, we should do our f–king jobs,” Lea added. Kevin chimed in and said, “I was so scared. I was like, ‘we’re all getting fired. I’m getting fired.’”

Lea said, “I do remember at first, I was like, this isn’t a big deal, and as we were doing the number, I was like, ‘Oh f–k. That was not good.’”

“It was a stern voice,” Lea said about how Ryan reacted. Kevin said, “And we shut up. We didn’t speak to each other. We just did it.”

“In my mind I was like, I just want to keep humping each other,” Lea jokingly added.

You can listen to the full podcast now!

READ MORE: Lea Michele Reveals This ‘Glee’ Scene with Cory Monteith Makes Her Emotional Now

Hilary Duff & Fiance Matthew Koma Couple Up for Baby Ball 2019

Hilary Duff and Matthew Koma are all smiles on the red carpet as they arrive at the 2019 Baby Ball on Saturday (October 12) in Hollywood, Calif.

The 32-year-old actress looked pretty in an orange and black, silk dress as she stepped out for the event.

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Other stars at the event included Malin Akerman and husband Jack Donnelly, BH, 90210 actress Vanessa Lachey, One Tree Hill star Bethany Joy Lenz, Pretty Little Liars actress Tammin Sursok, Glee actress Jenna Ushkowitz, and Lipstick Jungle actress Lindsay Price.

During the event, Hilary teased what fans can expect from the upcoming Lizzie McGuire reboot.

“The opportunities are really endless,” Hilary shared with E! News. “Maybe at the end of the series we see her having a baby? You know, maybe it’s hard for her to get pregnant? Maybe there is something bad happening on her 30th birthday in the first episode? Maybe she’s going to be in her childhood bedroom in the first episode? I don’t know! There’s all this fun! We want to give fans what they want, but we also want to have a completely new show.”

FYI: Hilary is wearing a Raisa Vanessa dress, Eriness Jewelry earrings, State Property ring, and shoes and clutch by Jimmy Choo. Matthew is wearing a Celine suit.

25+ pictures inside of the stars stepping out for the event…More Here! »

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Ashlee Simpson, Evan Ross, & More Attend Opening of 'Little Shop of Horrors' in Pasadena!

Ashlee Simpson and Evan Ross walk the red carpet together at the opening night of the Pasadena Playhouse’s Little Shop of Horrors on Wednesday (September 25) in Pasadena, Calif.

The married couple stepped out to support their friend MJ Rodriguez, who played Audrey in the musical. Evan took to Instagram and wrote a message to MJ after the show: “U were amazing.”

Glee co-stars Jenna Ushkowitz and Kevin McHale were there to support their friend Amber Riley, who voices the plant Audrey II.

Also in attendance were Tiffany Haddish, Todrick Hall, Adina Porter, Logan Browning, RuPaul’s Drag Race‘s Valentina, 9-1-1‘s Tracie Thoms, original Queer Eye star Jai Rodriguez, Jurassic World‘s BD Wong, American Housewife‘s Carly Hughes, and Transparent co-stars Amy Landecker, Trace Lysette, and Alexandra Billings.

Broadway stars Stephanie Hsu, Jackie Burns, and Jason Michael Snow were also there!

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Glee's Kevin McHale & Jenna Ushkowitz Host a Live Edition of Their Podcast in NYC!

Kevin McHale and Jenna Ushkowitz step out to host the first-ever live recording of their podcast “Showmance” on Thursday night (August 15) at WeWork Now in New York City.

The event was held as part of the TodayTix Presents live events series.

The former Glee stars were joined by The Bachelorette‘s Andi Dorfman to chat about the current season of Bachelor in Paradise and her upcoming participation in the New York City marathon.

Make sure to see the photos of Andi getting in a practice run with fellow Bachelor Nation star Tyler Cameron.

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