Actress who played Becky on 'Glee' is engaged to childhood friend

Posted at 10:06 AM, Aug 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-04 11:06:18-04

The actress who played a cheerleader and Sue Sylvester's office assistant on the hit television show "Glee" is engaged, according to People.

Lauren Potter, 26, has accepted a ring from her boyfriend, Timothy Spear. The engagement happened during a picnic in Laguna Beach.

Potter played the character Becky Jackson.

Both Potter and Spear have Down Syndrome, and People reports the couple met when participating in the same infant stimulation classes at a children's center.