Gabourey Sidibe Is Engaged: "My BFF Proposed and Now I Get to Hold Him Forever"
Wedding bells are ringing for Gabourey Sidibe! On Tuesday, the 37-year-old actress announced her engagement to boyfriend Brandon Frankel on Instagram. Alongside a photo and video showing off her sparkly new ring, Gabourey couldn't help but gush over the exciting milestone.
"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. My BFF proposed and now I get to hold him forever. The funniest man I've ever met. The sweetest human to exist," she wrote. "Every moment with him is a joy. 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!!! ❤️❤️❤️❤️"
It's unclear exactly when Gabourey and Brandon first got together, but she went public with their romance in September 2019 when she posted a photo from one of their date nights. According to his Instagram, Brandon works in tech and entertainment. Congrats to Gabourey and Brandon on their engagement!