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Actress Niecy Nash Reveals How She Fell In Love With Wife, Jessica Betts

Hollywood actress Niecy Nash has revealed her feelings for her wife Jessica Betts took her by surprise because it’s her first time being with a woman.

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“I was like, ‘What am I feeling?’ ‘What is happening?’ And then I knew very quickly that I did not want to be without her. So, I leaned in hard, obviously”. Niecy, 51, said during an appearance on PEOPLE TV Show.

Actress Niecy Nash Reveals How She Fell In Love With Wife Jessica Betts
From L – R Jessica Betts and Niecy Nash

The “Claws” star was previously married to Don Nash from 1994 to 2007 then and Jay Tucker from 2011 to 2020. She shares her three adult children, Dominic, 28, Donielle, 25, and Dia, 21, with Don.

Niecy married the “Catch Me” singer, 41, in an intimate California ceremony in August 2020. Before discovering her attraction to Betts, the pair had been friends for years.

“We went to go eat crabs and had wine one night, and I just saw her differently. And I was like, ‘Wow, who are you right now?’ “

During Niecy’s Red Table Talk appearance last month, the actress opened up about how she came out to her kids. At the time, she revealed that she had “never been with a woman before” Betts.

“My daughters were like, ‘Wait what?‘ ” she said on the 31st March episode.

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On Thursday, 9th April, the couple will take part in the 32nd annual GLAAD Media Awards. Niecy will serve as the event’s host, while Betts has been tapped to perform.

During the actress’ PEOPLE  TV show appearance, Niecy Nash opened up about why it was so important for her to host this year’s ceremony. “I’m the newest member of the community. It was only right!” She said.

The 32nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards recognize and honour media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) community and the issues that affect their lives.


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Charis Ebiaghian

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