It turns out that since the start of the pandemic, Gabourey Sidibe has been busier than ever.
The Oscar-nominated actress not only got engaged, but she also secretly got married a year ago.
The “breaking news” was revealed during a live interview on “Live With Kelly & Ryan” on Monday, in which Sidibe spoke about an engagement proposal to her now-husband Brandon Frankel in late 2020, as well as their secret wedding in March 2021. Gave more information about.
“The thing about weddings is that I don’t like them. I don’t like them,” the “Precious” star explained to the hosts. “Here’s an example of how much I don’t like them: I’m actually married. We got married a year ago.”
The revelation left Ryan Seacrest “confused”, while Kelly Ripa asked if it was really “breaking news”.
Frankel, an entertainment business executive, was seen in the audience, confirming the news by raising his hand to show a bejeweled ring finger.
Sidibe shared that they were married “at the kitchen table”, and the ceremony was so small, it was “just us”.
She allowed that they would eventually marry to please her mother-in-law, but her distaste for affairs stemmed from the fact that the actress’ own mother was a wedding singer, meaning that she had “done a lot of weddings”. is, “the uninvited” himself.
Frankel also posted a series of photos of the couple showing off their rings on his Instagram on Monday, writing, “Surprise! I can finally call her my wife in public!”
He added that after “spilling the beans” on Sidibe’s “Live”, he feels “relieved that we can finally tell the world.”
“So grateful to have found my forever person, my partner-in-crime and the love of my life. Every day with you is the best day,” Frankel said. “No one but me will pick up the cats and be in bed by 8 p.m. Love you always”