March 15, 2023: Appleton confirms his relationship with Gage during an appearance on The Drew Barrymore Show. “Anyone in your life we should know about?” Barrymore said. 

“Actually, yeah,” he says. “Listen, I’m very happy. Very much in love, and I feel very grateful to be able to share my time with someone very special. Love is a really special thing, and I think meeting someone you connect with is really, really special, so….”

“And you are such an amazing human being,” Barrymore replies. “I’m sorry, but you are like the world’s great catch…. I can’t think of anyone who deserves happiness more. Is there a photo of you guys? Look at you guys, and his name is Lukas Gage.” See the clip here:

March 28, 2023: Gage gushes about his relationship with Appleton during an interview for Today. “I feel very happy, very lucky, and very much in love,” Gage says. “He’s a good-looking man. Something about being in London. I got a taste of the Brits and couldn’t help myself.” See the interview here: