Niecy Nash opens up about falling in love together with her partner Jessica Betts
Niecy Nash, star of Claws, Reno 911! and the wonderful early-aughts decluttering collection Clean House, jokes that she “broke the internet” when she introduced her shock marriage ceremony to singer Jessica Betts again in August 2020 and now in a brand new interview with Ellen DeGeneres, Nash talks about falling in love together with her partner and why she doesn’t “label” her id or really feel that she has to “come out,” as a result of popping out would imply she was hiding.
DeGeneres congratulated Nash on her current nuptials to Betts, to which Nash rapidly corrected DeGeneres with fun, “You called her ‘my wife’ but I lovingly refer to her as my ‘hersband.’” Nash acknowledged the general public’s shock when she obtained married and stated she didn’t know find out how to react when individuals stated to her that she “came out.”
“A lot of people say that, like, ‘Oh, you came out!’ and I say, ‘Well, from out of where?’ You know what I mean?” Nash stated. “I wasn’t anywhere to come out of. I wasn’t living a sexually repressed life when I was married to men, I just loved them when I loved them. And now I love her.”
“I understand that, I get that,” DeGeneres informed her.
Nash additionally talked about how they met, saying she and Betts have been mates for about 4 years earlier than they determined to begin relationship.
“We were probably friends for about four and a half years,” Nash informed DeGeneres. “I was already divorced and we were still friends, and we went to go eat crabs.”
“Ah, that’s it. That’s the gay thing,” DeGeneres joked.
“It’s a gateway people. If you don’t want this life, don’t go eat crabs,” Nash stated with fun.
Long earlier than they have been a pair, Betts truly shared this video with Nash all the best way again in 2018 when Betts had a small function on Nash’s present Claws, and lovingly captioned the video, calling Nash a “woman of God…anointed and appointed.”
Shortly after the marriage, Nash informed People that “[My marriage] has absolutely nothing to do with gender and it has everything to do with her soul. She is the most beautiful soul I have ever met in my life…I don’t feel like my marriage is my coming out of anywhere, but rather a going into myself and being honest about who I love. And I’m not limiting myself on what that love is supposed to look like.”
This new Ellen Show interview additionally simply serves as a reminder that Niecy Nash has one of the vital pleasant personalities in Hollywood and needs to be on extra reveals and extra screens on a regular basis. What a legend.