Lea Michele doesn’t precisely bear in mind each second of her now-fiancé Zandy Reich‘s April marriage proposal.
“I used to be stunned,” Michele advised PEOPLE on the Kim Crawford Wines occasion at Chateau Marmont in Los Angeles on Tuesday. “I feel the very first thing I stated to him was, ‘Cease joking round!’ So I used to be tremendous stunned.”
Continued the 31-year-old, “Everybody stated, ‘Attempt to be current as a result of it’ll occur so shortly.’ Which I didn’t hearken to in any respect and blacked out and I barely bear in mind. We each blacked out and have been like, ‘What? Did we are saying sure? Is that this occurring?’ ”
Michele beforehand revealed throughout an look on Watch What Occurs Dwell with Andy Cohen that Reich, her boyfriend of over a 12 months, proposed whereas the duo have been within the Hamptons. Reich — the president of clothes firm AYR — gave Michele a four-carat diamond ring personally designed for the bride-to-be with Leor Yerushalmi and The Jewelers of Las Vegas.
“It was so nice,” Michele advised PEOPLE on Tuesday. “It was very non-public, so it was simply good to be with our households and stuff for some time.”
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Although Michele stated her engagement “doesn’t really feel actual” fairly but, she’s able to sort out marriage ceremony planning — when she has time, that’s.
“I’m undoubtedly serious about it! I’m a busy particular person and I really feel like it’s a must to make it a precedence as a result of when you don’t, there’s all the time stuff that’s going to return and get in the best way and take your time and a focus,” she defined. “I strive to ensure I attempt to carve out a bit little bit of time day-after-day to only chip away at some planning.”
As for when she knew Reich was the one?
“I feel once I realized my father doubtlessly preferred him greater than me,” she stated. “I actually suppose that’s once I realized he was the one!”