Orange is the New Black star, Danielle Brooks, engaged weeks after giving birth to a baby-girl

 Danielle Brooks attends the 50th NAACP Image Awards. Photographed by Paras Griffin
Danielle Brooks attends the 50th NAACP Image Awards. Photographed by Paras Griffin
Paras Griffin

The Orange is The New Black star took Instagram to announce her engagement to long-time boyfriend Dennis Gelin. The announcement came a month after Danielle gave birth to a baby girl on 16 November 2019.

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Captioning the post, she wrote, “I never thought one of the best days of my year would happen the last week of the year. I get to marry my best friend. We’re ENGAGED!! So excited to become your wife. D&D until the end.”

Danielle and Dennis have been dating since 2017.

Compiled by Futhi Masilela

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