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Niecy Nash And Jessica Betts Explain Why They Both Have The Name 'Cora' Tattooed On Them!

Here's the humorous backstory that's going viral.

Niecy Nash-Betts and her wife Jessica Betts have matching ink to honor their union. Keep scrolling to find out the funny backstory behind the couple’s “Cora” tattoos!

“It’s up and stuck…. JB, I’m Always & Forever your ‘Cora’,” Niecy captioned an Instagram post that showed off their tattoos.

Below, check out Niecy’s “Mrs. Cora Betts” ink on her thigh and Jessica’s “Cora” tattoo located on her neck.

So, who is Cora? During a recent episode of The Tamron Hall Show, the actress revealed that her spouse misheard her birth name, Carol Denise, and began referring to her as “Cora.”

Jessica confirmed the news, revealing she addressed her wife by the wrong name for "nearly two years" when they were dating.

Jessica explained, “One day, she said, ‘Why do you call me Cora?’ And I was like, ‘That’s your name!'”

“No, it’s not,” Niecy responded. “I thought it was something that the cool kids called each other in New York on the street!”

 “I said, ‘My name is not Cora’ and she said, ‘It is now,'” Niecy joked.

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