In entertainment news, 'N Sync band member Lance Bass has made his boyfriend Michael Turchin the happiest man in the world. As reported by US Weekly on September 1, Bass has proposed to Turchin and the couple is now engaged.
The couple has dated since December 2011 and made the engagement official after Bass proposed to Turchin in New Orleans. The 34-year-old Bass even asked Turchin's parents for permission before popping the question with a black diamond band.
The engagement marked a great week for Bass who recently reunited with his 'N Snyc bandmates for a surprise performance at the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards. Sources told US Weekly that everyone, including friends and family, are thrilled for the newly engaged couple.
It has been a long journey for Lance Bass who came out as gay in 2006. As a member of a popular boy band like 'N Sync it was even more tough for Bass to expose to the world that he was gay. At the time he worried about the careers of his band mates and also wondered if his coming out would be the end of 'N Sync, but the constant rumors started to affect his daily life and Bass finally decided to open up about being gay.
Since then, Bass has received much support and love from friends and family and has established himself as someone that youth in the LGBT community can look up to. It is good to see him very happy with someone he loves as they both start a new journey together.