Lea Michele, Matthew Paetz

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Glee star Lea Michele started off her Fourth of July with a shocker.

"Before this gets out to the media, I would like to announce to my fans that I am pregnant #BabyBoy," read a message posted on her Twitter page on Friday morning at 11:20 a.m. PT. The post was deleted less than an hour later.

A rep for the 27-year-old told E! News that the actress, who plays Rachel Berry on the FOX series, was hacked.

Michele, who had recently stepped out with new boyfriend Matthew Paetz (pictured above), has a massive online following, which includes more than 4.41 million followers on Twitter. Her fake tweet was retweeted more than 4,000 times within 15 minutes.

Just one day earlier, co-star Chris Colfer, who plays Kurt Hummel, was also the victim of a hacker, who posted a bogus tweet on his Twitter page that said the Glee star was leaving the show.

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