Lena Waithe Is Allegedly Dating This Actress Following Her Split From Alana Mayo

by Jeremy Spirogis
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People are nonetheless shocked following Queen & Slim director, Lena Waithe, and her spouse, Alana Mayo’s, divorce announcement. The pair must be in wedded bliss and having fun with being newlyweds after marrying lower than a 12 months in the past, however at the moment are within the midst of a break up. Rumors unfold that Waithe had been untrue, resulting in the submitting. Things are getting messy as experiences surfaced that Waite is relationship broadway star and actress, Cynthia Erivo. 

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Lena Waithe and Alana Mayo announce their break up amid dishonest accusations

Just two months after Waithe instructed the world that she and Mayo secretly married, the pair launched a joint assertion relating to them splitting. PEOPLE Magazine shared an announcement from Waithe’s rep.

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“After careful thought and consideration, we have decided to part ways,” they stated. “We have nothing but support for one another and ask that you respect our privacy during this time.”

The couple married in a spontaneous courthouse ceremony in San Francisco. “We snuck and did it, you know. We didn’t really make any announcements or a big … you know,” Waithe revealed throughout an look on The Ellen DeGeneres Show this previous November. The Chi creator stated the spur of the second marriage ceremony was Mayo’s thought. 

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Waithe proposed to Mayo on Thanksgiving Day in 2017. The couple dated for 3 years earlier than their engagement. Waithe is Mayo’s first same-sex relationship and Waithe has been open about her love for Mayo. 

“She definitely helps to keep me grounded,” Waithe stated on The Dave Chang Show on the time. “When I get home from winning an Emmy, she’s like, ‘Don’t forget to take out the recycling.’ It’s those things that I think are really helpful. She’s so laid back about it all.”

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While followers have been shocked at what gave the impression to be a sudden break up, blogger Love B Scott alleged that the break up comes after Mayo grew uninterested in her spouse’s dishonest methods. The web site additionally claimed that the marriage was to appease Mayo and a manner for Waithe to apologize for her indiscretions. 

Lena Waithe is allegedly relationship Cynthia Erivo

Apparently Waithe was not solely a serial cheater, however she’s already in one other full-fledged relationship. Bossip solely reported that sources are claiming Waithe is relationship Harriet star, Cynthia Erivo. The two allegedly met in 2018 and have become quick pals. That friendship is now stated to have remodeled right into a romantic relationship. 

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The allegations began after a trolling Twitter account posted concerning the two. 

“Is everyone aware that Cynthia Erivo and Lena Waithe are having a secret love affair?!? Isn’t Lena Married and since when was Cynthia a Lesbian??? I hear they were both spotted holding hands and kissing at the Golden Globes.. #2020 is looking good so far..,” they wrote.

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The Jasmine Brand delved right into a timeline of Waithe and Erivo’s public interactions. 

“I finally found my sis. Lena you are absolutely everything,” Erivo wrote in an Instagram post in 2018. “You are perfection. What a meeting of minds, glad to have you in my life! Stuck like glue !!! SHINE QUEEN SHINE!!”

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Waithe responded, “I live for you! So glad our paths finally crossed, sis! Thanks for being the highlight of my night xoxo.”

They posed collectively in a superb shot with different A-list actors on the MET Gala the identical night they met. 

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Waithe additionally gushed over Erivo to Variety forward of the Palm Springs Film Festival the place each she and Erivo have been receiving awards.

“The first time I met her was at The MET Gala and I had seen her in ‘The Color Purple’ twice…I was so excited to see her and we did that whole thing like ‘Oh my God’ and exchanged numbers and were just vibing,” Waithe stated. 

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Erivo and Waithe attended the 2020 Golden Globes collectively. Bossip additionally claimed that the 2 have moved in collectively. Waithe nor Erivo have spoken concerning the allegations. 

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