Actress Gabourey Sidibe and her boyfriend Brandon Frankel are getting married!
The “Precious” star announced the news on Instagram. In a cute video, Sidibe flashes her engagement ring and Frankel announces, “I put a ring on it!”
Gabby wrote in the caption, “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.”
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She went on, “My BFF proposed and now I get to hold him forever. The funniest man I’ve ever met. The sweetest human to exist. @brandontour made up a song for when i put my bonnet on at night. The second I look a bit stressed and overwhelmed, he jumps into action to take over what he can for me. Every moment with him is a joy.”
Sidibe gushed, “He is the partner i thought I was too independent to need. I’ve learned so much about myself through him and I feel grateful and excited to learn more about the entire world with him by my side. My partner, my best friend, my cats’ daddy, my mans, my heart, my fiancé!!! ❤️❤️❤️❤️”
Brandon shared his love for Gabby over on his Instagram, writing, “I asked my best friend to marry me, and she said “YES”! So excited to spend the rest of my life with the most amazing, hilarious, beautiful, and inspiring woman I’ve ever known. I couldn’t imagine a life without you. We make the best team, and we make everything fun and memorable. I liked it, so I put a 💍 on it. Love you to the moon and back @gabby3shabby”
How did he propose? One of Frankel’s pics revealed he put a special tag on his cat’s collar that said, “Will you marry my daddy?” Too cute!
The pair have been linked since May 2019, when he made it Instagram official with a pic of the pair at a party.
Gabourey was nominated for an Oscar for her role in “Precious,” and went on to star in “American Horror Story,” “Empire,” and “Antebellum.” According to Forbes, Brandon is a brand innovator with Cameo.