Niecy Nash is greeted with eight bouquets of flowers from wife Jessica Betts as they celebrate their first Thanksgiving as a married couple
Niecy Nash and her wife of three months Jessica Betts just celebrated their first Thanksgiving as ‘The Betts.’
The couple who got married over the summer after being friends for five years, spent the holiday in New Orleans where the 50-year-old comedienne is currently filming her show Claws.
Nash shared some footage of their holiday as the pair shared how ‘thankful’ they were for each other in some loved-up snaps.
The Betts: Niecy Nash, 50, and wife of three months Jessica Betts celebrated their first Thanksgiving as a married couple in New Orleans as Nash shared some footage from their holiday
Asking Betts, ‘Where you going on Thanksgiving?,’ she replied, ‘I’m about to go get my wife some flowers,’ as Niecy referred to herself in the third person while saying, ‘She thankful for you,’ with Jessica reciprocating the sentiment.
After a quick trip she came back with a large array of colorful bouquets prompting Niecy to tease, ‘Did you buy out the whole place?,’ to which Betts said ‘They’re all for you baby.’
The pair then posted a selfie as Niecy captioned the photo, ‘THANKFUL,’ with a heart and engagement ring before sharing a cuddled up video as they engaged in some ‘Thanksgiving antics.’
Thankful: The Claws actress recorded Betts saying she was going to get Nash flowers as they both said how ‘thankful’ they were for each other
All for you: Marveling at the amount of flowers Jessica brought home Niecy asked if she ‘bought out the whole place’
Loved up: Niecy playfully nudged Betts to say Happy Thanksgiving on the camera to which Betts stayed mum
‘Happy Thanksgiving from The Betts. Baby say Happy Thanksgiving!,’ Nash said as she grabbed her wife’s face, begging Jessica while she playfully stayed mum which made Niecy laugh.
Nash also shared that they were having Thanksgiving leftovers for breakfast as she posted snaps of their plates which had traditional food as well as some pasta and a Diet Dr. Pepper on the side.
Having previously being married twice to two men – most recently Jay Tucker until they divorced in December 2019 – Nash made headlines when she announced that she had married the female singer in an intimate backyard ceremony on August 29th.
Talking about the surprising news that she was now in a committed relationship with a woman the outspoken actress was not shy about the matter.
Catch me: The duo put on a marital display in the music video for Betts’ song Catch Me
New chapter: Betts and Nash first met in 2015 and were friends as the Claws actress shared that something shifted in their relationship after she got divorced in 2019
‘I was not suppressing my sexuality my whole life. I love who I love,’ she told People while gushing, ‘She is the most beautiful soul I have ever met in my life.’
She continued, ‘At one point in my life, I married twice and I love those people. And today I love this person,’ adding, ‘I’ve done everything I wanted to do on my own terms and my own way.’
Saying that she does not feel like her marriage is a ‘coming out,’ she referred to it as a ‘going into myself and being honest about who I love,’ adding that it is a reflection of who she is in this moment.
‘I just love who I love when I love them and it’s as simple as that,’ Nash said on a Good Morning America interview with Betts in October.
Pure love: Nash who had been married twice to men in her life said, ‘I love who I love,’ when it came to her decision to marry the singer, adding that it was not a ‘coming out’; pictured at GMA in October