'Glee' actress Dot Jones' wife Bridgett suffers terrifying stroke

"Glee" actress Dot Jones' wife Bridgette suffered a massive stroke on the Fourth of July, TMZ reported on Wednesday.

Bridgette, 44, and Dot were reportedly getting ready to attend a Dodgers game in LA on Independence Day when Bridgette suddenly lost all feeling in her face and dropped to the ground.

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After being rushed to the hospital, doctors diagnosed Bridgette with patent foramen ovale, which is a heart defect that essentially means she has a whole in her heart and caused her to have a stroke. She's scheduled to have surgery to repair the hole in a couple of weeks, which is necessary for her to survive.

See photos of Dot Jones with her wife Bridgette:

Dot became a recognizable face on FOX's hit musical show, "Glee," as Shannon Beiste, the fictional high school's gym teacher. Shannon transitioned towards the end of the series' run and changed his name to Sheldon for the remainder of the episodes.

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