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Surprise Wedding! Niecy Nash Marries Jessica Betts

Congratulations are in order for actress Niecy Nash and singer Jessica Betts… they just tied the knot!

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Niecy shared the happy news on Twitter, along with a stunning wedding photo by Robert Ector.

In the photo, Niecy wears a gorgeous strapless mermaid gown, while Jessica smiles in white pants with a matching vest, along with a white button-down shirt and tie.

Niecy, whose real name is Carol Denise, will be taking her wife’s last name. She wrote in the caption, “Mrs. Carol Denise Betts," adding a ring and rainbow emojis and the hashtag “#LoveWins.”

Jessica shared the same photo, and the message, “I got a whole Wife 👽💍 @niecynash1 #Bettsofbothworlds #LoveWins”

The women may have met on the set of “Claws.” Niecy played Desna on the show, while Jessica played Nadege.

Along with coming out, Niecy shared a pic on herself and Jessica on Instagram Stories, writing, “#PlotTwist.”


Prior to the wedding news, the couple kept their relationship and engagement out of the spotlight.

Niecy was previously married to Jay Tucker. They wed in 2011, and just finalized their divorce in June. Before that, she was married to Don Nash from 1994-2007.