‘Orange Is the New Black’ star Uzo Aduba reveals she secretly married Robert Sweeting last year

Written by on September 15, 2021

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Orange Is the New Black star Uzo Aduba is a married woman.  The actress revealed Sunday that she secretly tied the knot with filmmaker Robert Sweeting last year.

The three-time Emmy winner shocked fans with the surprise announcement, sharing a radiant photo from her nuptials and beginning her caption with a fitting quote from the 1989 romantic comedy When Harry Met Sally.

“When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible,” Aduba, 40, wrote before diving into the happy news that she had kept secret for the past year.

“For some of us, it can feel like we spend our whole lives waiting for our special someone. My heart, my love — I’m so happy my life started last year with you,” the Mrs. America star announced. “You’re the best thing that ever happened to me.”

Aduba’s famous friends were quick to offer their heartfelt congratulations, including Kerry Washington, who spammed the actress with numerous red heart emojis.  Similarly, Mindy Kaling bombarded the Golden Globe-nominee with hearts. Yvette Nicole BrownBilly PorterOctavia SpencerMichelle Williams and many others also extended their warm regards.

Aduba did not disclose when she and Sweeting will celebrate their first anniversary.

 

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