Lea Michele and boyfriend Matthew Paetz break up in surprise split

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Lea Michele is back in the dating pool.

After two years together, "The Scream Queens" star, 29, and her model boyfriend, Matthew Paetz, broke up.

"Their split is a huge shock to all their friends," a source told ET. "Lea and Matthew were talking about getting engaged as recently as around the holidays. Everyone thought they would get engaged soon, but definitely not split."

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Lea Michele and boyfriend Matthew Paetz break up in surprise split
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 05: Lea Michele (R) and Matthew Paetz attend a basketball game between the Golden State Warriors and the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on January 5, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/GC Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 11: Actress Lea Michele (R) and Matthew Paetz attend the 2015 InStyle And Warner Bros. 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards Post-Party at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 11, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for InStyle)
CENTURY CITY, CA - FEBRUARY 07: Actress Lea Michele (L) and Matthew Paetz attend the 67th Annual Directors Guild Of America Awards at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza on February 7, 2015 in Century City, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for DGA)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 07: (EXCLUSIVE COVERAGE) (L-R) Matthew Paetz, girlfriend Lea Michele and Jonathan Groff pose at the Diamond Horseshoe/The Paramount Hotel Bar & Grill (she saw former 'Glee' and 'Spring Awakening costar Jonathan Groff in the hit musical 'Hamilton' on Broadway over the weekend) on September 7, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 22: Matthew Paetz and Lea Michele are seen on December 22, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by HIGHFIVE/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
September 7 2014 Beverly Hills CA Lea Michele and Matthew Paetz doing some hiking at Three People Hiking in Beverly Hills John Misa / MediaPunch/IPX
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 27: Actress Lea Michele (R) is seen with Matthew Paetz on June 27, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/GC Images)
September 7 2014 Beverly Hills CA Lea Michele and Matthew Paetz doing some hiking at Three People Hiking in Beverly Hills John Misa / MediaPunch/IPX
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 07: Lea Michele and Matthew Paetz are seen on September 07, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 07: Lea Michele and Matthew Paetz are seen on September 07, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 23: Lea Michele and Matthew Paetz are seen on August 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 05: Matthew Paetz andLea Michele are seen on August 05, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 27: Actress Lea Michele is seen with Matthew Paetz on June 27, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 27: Actress Lea Michele (R) is seen with Matthew Paetz on June 27, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 23: Lea Michele and Matthew Paetz are seen on August 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 13: Matthew Paetz and Lea Michele are seen on August 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 27: Actress Lea Michele (R) is seen with Matthew Paetz on June 27, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 27: Actress Lea Michele (R) is seen with Matthew Paetz on June 27, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 05: Lea Michele and Cory Monteith are seen at Los Angeles International Airport on January 05, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by GVK/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 05: Lea Michele (R) and Matthew Paetz attend a basketball game between the Golden State Warriors and the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on January 5, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - DECEMBER 22: Matthew Paetz and Lea Michele are seen on December 22, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by HIGHFIVE/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 29: Actrors Lea Michele (L) and Matthew Paetz attend the amfAR Inspiration Gala at Milk Studios on October 29, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Tachman/Getty Images for amfAR)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 29: Actress Lea Michele (L) and Matthew Paetz attend amfAR's Inspiration Gala Los Angeles at Milk Studios on October 29, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jeff Vespa/Getty Images for amfAR)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 01: Lea Michele and Matthew Paetz seen at LAX on April 01, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by GVK/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 03: Lea Michele and boyfriend Matthew Paetz seen on April 03, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 25: Lea Michele and Matthew Paetz are seen at LAX. on August 25, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by GVK/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 07: Matthew Paetz and Lea Michele are seen hiking on March 07, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 05: Lea Michele (R) and Matthew Paetz kiss at a basketball game between the Golden State Warriors and the Los Angeles Lakers at Staples Center on January 5, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Noel Vasquez/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 08: Lea Michele and Matthew Paetz are seen in Los Angeles on February 08, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 07: Lea Michele and Matthew Paetz are seen hiking on September 07, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 23: Lea Michele and Matthew Paetz are seen on August 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 23: Lea Michele and Matthew Paetz are seen on August 23, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
BURBANK, CA - JUNE 27: Actress Lea Michele and Matthew Paetz are seen hiking on June 27, 2014 in Burbank, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/GC Images)
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Michele met Paetz on the set of her "On My Way" music video in April 2014. She constantly gushed about him in interviews over the past year and he was her first boyfriend after the devastating death of her "Glee" co-star and boyfriend Cory Monteith in 2013.

"Lea is surrounded by her friends, who have rallied around her and support her," a source close to the couple told PEOPLE. "She's doing fine, focusing on her work, her music and her album."

Her social media accounts prove just that. She has definitely been leaning on her gal pals and hitting a bunch of workout classes from Soul Cycle to yoga to get over her breakup.

On Sunday, she posted a slew of snaps where she's working on her yoga and hanging out with her pals, Emma Roberts and Becca Tobin.



Last week, she hit multiple Soul Cycle spin classes.


Sweat sessions and girls nights seem like a good way to mend a broken heart.

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