Gabourey Sidibe hates weddings so much she got married secretly in her kitchen – 'I'm really happy'

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Gabourey Sidibe and husband Brandon Frankel. Image via (brandontour)/ Instagram. Collage by Futhi Masilela
Gabourey Sidibe and husband Brandon Frankel. Image via (brandontour)/ Instagram. Collage by Futhi Masilela
  • Celebrities are known to have secret weddings to avoid publicity.
  • Joining the list is 'Precious' actor Gabourey Sidibe, who recently shared that she married Brandon Frankel a year ago.
  • The actor revealed that she doesn't like weddings and got married at the kitchen table.

Gabourey Sidibe recently shared wedding news. The 'Precious' star said that she got married last March, shortly after her engagement, on 'Live with Kelly and Ryan' on Monday, 5 December 2022. 

The 39-year-old actor insisted she's not a fan of weddings, which is why they opted for the extremely low-key option. "The thing about weddings is I don't like them. Here's an example of how much I don't like them - I'm actually married. We got married over a year ago," she explained.

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She then revealed that she and Brandon got hitched at the kitchen table. "I really don't like weddings," she added. After the interview aired, her spouse took to Instagram to gush over his "forever person".

"SURPRISE! I can finally call her my WIFE publicly! Since @gabby3shabby finally spilled the beans today on Live with Kelly and Ryan - we've been MARRIED since March '21! Relieved we can finally tell the world. So thankful to have found my forever person, my partner-in-crime, and the love of my life. Every day is the best day with you. Nobody I would rather raise cats with and be in bed by a smooth 8 pm with. Love you forever," he wrote alongside snaps of the pair sitting at the kitchen table showing off their wedding bands. 

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The 'Empire' star met Brandon on the exclusive dating app Raya. 

"I couldn't imagine dating someone I actually liked. Turns out, totally possible! So, I'm really happy to have been wrong about where I saw my life going, partnership-wise. Brandon is an incredible, incredible partner." 

The 'American Horror Story' actor announced her engagement back in November 2020. At the time of her engagement, she said: "It's weird that people think we're already married, but I guess our hearts and intentions for each other are just that clear to see. My BFF proposed, and now I get to hold him forever. The funniest man I've ever met. The sweetest human to exist". 


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