‘Queen Sugar’ Star Rutina Wesley Gets Engaged to New Orleans Chef

Rutina Wesley/Instagram

“Queen Sugar” character Nova Bordelon enjoys whirlwinds with New Orleans lovers and has a liking for the ladies. And according to a series of recent Instagram posts by Rutina Wesley, who plays the free-spirit on the OWN series, there’s more than one similarity between the actress and the character she portrays.

Over the weekend, Wesley announced her engagement to a female chef from New Orleans. She announced the news via Instagram.

https://www.instagram.com/p/BboXcyXgMum/

Many are referring to the announcement as Wesley’s coming out. While Wesley’s “Queen Sugar” character didn’t mark her first major role as a character attracted to the same-sex, the actress’s true sexuality has rarely, if ever, been a point of discussion. In 2013, Wesley divorced from then-husband Jacob Fishel.

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If the post was Wesley way of coming out, it appears a double congratulations is in order!

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