- Niecy Nash announced on Monday that she had secretly married musician Jessica Betts.
- "Mrs. Carol Denise Betts 💍 @jessicabettsmusic #LoveWins🌈," wrote the actress on social media regarding the wedding news.
Surprise! Actress and comedian Niecy Nash is married.
The Claws actress took to social media on Monday to announce that she had secretly married musician Jessica Betts. For the big announcement, Nash shared a photo from their wedding day where the actress wore a stunning, mermaid-style lace gown and a matching floor length veil while her wife opted for a light mint vest, matching trousers, and an olive-hued tie. Gorgeous floral arrangements surrounded the newly married couple as they made their first walk as spouses back down the aisle.
"Mrs. Carol Denise Betts 💍 @jessicabettsmusic #LoveWins🌈 📸 @robertector," wrote Nash alongside the wedding snap, referencing her legal birth name.
Betts also chimed in for the social media announcement, sharing on her personal account the same photo with a lively caption. "I got a whole Wife 👽💍 @niecynash1 #Bettsofbothworlds #LoveWins," said Betts on Instagram.
Celebrity friends—including fellow actors Sarah Paulson, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, and Lena Waithe—left congratulatory messages for the couple in the comments.
Though Nash has never commented on her sexuality publicly, she has shown support for the LGBTQ+ community in recent years, according to Us Weekly. The actress alluded to the fact that her marriage might have come as a surprise to some by sharing another photo with Betts with the caption "Plot Twist" followed by a rainbow emoji. Nash was previously married to minister Don Nash, and then engineer Jay Tucker.
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