UPDATE: Lena Waithe‘s spouse Alana Mayo filed for divorce in a Los Angeles court docket on Friday, E! Information confirmed on Sunday, Nov. 22.
The submitting comes precisely 10 months after the 2 introduced their separation. They mentioned in a press release by way of their reps in January, “After cautious thought and consideration, we’ve got determined to half methods. We’ve got nothing however help for each other and ask that you simply respect our privateness throughout this time.”
The 36-year-old Grasp of None actress and author and her spouse introduced their break up simply two months after revealing that they’d secretly married. In November, the Emmy winner instructed Ellen DeGeneres and John Legend on The Ellen DeGeneres Show that she and Mayo tied the knot in a personal ceremony at a San Francisco courthouse.
“We did not make any bulletins or a giant… We went to San Francisco. We went to the courthouse,” Lena defined on the time. “Acquired married proper in entrance of [late gay rights activist and politician] Harvey Milk‘s bust.”