Ricki Lake gushes over new fiancé and shares steamy proposal details: ‘'I was naked in the jacuzzi'

Over the weekend Ricki Lake announced her engagement to Ross Burningham. And on Tuesday’s “Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen” she shared all the juicy details about the proposal.

“I was naked in the jacuzzi with my man on the first night that we're in my new Malibu home,” said Lake. “And so it was romantic and very spontaneous and I couldn’t be happier.”

Not much is known about Lake’s new fiancé, who she started dating in June. But the actress and former host said, “He's wonderful. Everyone who met him just gets it. We're great together.”

Legendary filmmaker John Waters was the other guest on the show. While he was happy for Lake, he was not so sure about the romantic setting about the romantic setting.

“I've never been in a jacuzzi in my life,” said Waters. “It’s like a polio pit of stagnant water. That stagnant water with bodily fluids is just too Plato’s Retreat, too swingers for me...but I’m happy you have one.”

Video Transcript

RICKI LAKE: I mean, they misquoted it. We've only actually known each other since the end of June. So it's just been about six months. And we didn't-- he was a booty call for a few months there. He is wonderful. Everyone in my life who's met him just gets it. We're great together.

KYLIE MAR: Over the weekend, Ricki Lake announced her engagement to Ross Burningham. And on "Watch What Happens Live" Tuesday, she shared all the juicy details about the proposal.

ANDY COHEN: Were you surprised? What--

RICKI LAKE: Well, yes. He was surprised, too. There's no ring yet. But I was naked in the Jacuzzi with my man on the first night that we're in my new Malibu home. And so it was-- it was romantic. It was very spontaneous. And I couldn't be happier.

KYLIE MAR: Not much is known about Lake's new fiancé, so viewers were extra excited to hear about her engagement, even though legendary filmmaker John Waters was not so sure about the romantic setting.

JOHN WATERS: I've never been in a Jacuzzi in my entire life.

ANDY COHEN: Is that true?

JOHN WATERS: Oh, like, a polio pit of stagnant water with-- oh god, no-- with body fluids. It's just too Plato's Retreat for me, too swingers.

ANDY COHEN: Right.

JOHN WATERS: But I-- no, I'm happy you have one.