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 stated in a press release by way of their reps in January, “After cautious thought and consideration, we’ve determined to half methods. Now we have nothing however assist 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 cut up simply two months after revealing that that they had secretly married. In November, the Emmy winner advised Ellen DeGeneres and John Legend on The Ellen DeGeneres Show that she and Mayo tied the knot in a non-public 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. “Bought married proper in entrance of [late gay rights activist and politician] Harvey Milk‘s bust.”