Stand together? Matthew MorrisonAnd Renee PuenteThey have been together more than a decade.
The Glee star introduced the model to himself at a Grammys party.
“I sang backup for a guy named Don Ho in high school, and spent summers in Hawaii. So when I heard her speak, I said, ‘Howzit, sistah?’ and she laughed,” he recalled to The New York PostThe opportunity to meet the native Hawaiin. “The rest is history.”
Morrison was previously linked to a former costar Lea Michele, Kristen BellAnd Olivia Munn. He was also briefly engaged. Chrishell Stause2007
“Honestly, [Renee] loves the fact that I went through all that — a lot of relationships, some one-night stands,” Morrison told The Post. “I learned a lot about who I was and, more importantly, the person I wanted to be with. My wife came into my life at such a great time.”
After Morrison proposed to Puente in 2013, the couple got married in October 2014.
“I teared up … when she was saying her vows to me,” the actor told People. “Both our vows were very us and filled with heartfelt sentiments but also some comedy.”
He added at the time that they were on a “two-year plan” to expand their family, explaining, “We want to enjoy this moment and enjoy being husband and wife by ourselves because once that happens, it’s kind of not about you anymore.”
The couple had a son and a girl in 2017, respectively. The spouses were rocked by controversy in May 2022. UsThe news broke that Morrison was leavingSo You Think You Can DanceSeason 17.
“Having the opportunity to be a judge on So You Think You Can Dance was an incredible honor for me,” he said in a statement at the time. “Therefore, it is my deepest regret to inform you that I will be leaving the show. After filming the audition rounds and selecting the 12 finalists, it became clear that I didn’t follow the competition production protocols. This prevented me from being fair in my assessment of the competition. I cannot apologize enough to all involved and I will be watching alongside you all on what I know will be one of the best seasons yet.”
A source then told the story. Us that messages the musician sent to a female contestant “were deemed inappropriate and broke protocol” for Fox and led to his firing.
“The messages contained sexual innuendos and were flirty to the extent he was overstepping boundaries,” the insider said. “He didn’t have sex with the contestant, but she complained to producers about him because the messages made her feel uncomfortable and awkward and then they took it to HR.”
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