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Ricki Lake announces engagement to boyfriend Ross Burningham

Ricki Lake is getting hitched.

On Saturday, the 52-year-old talk show host announced her engagement to boyfriend Ross Burningham, sharing the exciting news on Instagram.

“Friends, I’m so so so excited to share some good news! I’m engaged!” Lake exclaimed.

“This is Ross. He is my person. He is wonderful,” she continued.

In a recent interview with People, Lake said she and Burningham, who have been dating for over a year, “literally pinch ourselves that we have found each other at this time in our lives.”

“Both of us, newly empty-nesters, we feel as if we are kids again. We are filled with gratitude and joy for what is to come,” Lake told the publication.

Lake was previously married to Rob Sussman, with whom she shares two sons, from 1994 to 2004. She was later married to Christian Evans from 2012 to 2015. Evans died by suicide in 2017 following a long battle with bipolar disorder.

Over the weekend, Lake told fans that she is looking forward to the next chapter with Burningham.

“Our next chapter is sure to be a good one,” Lake added on Instagram, along with the hashtags “heart open,” “life is beautiful,” and “I believe in love.”

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