A 'Queen Sugar' Star Officially Comes Out And Announces Engagement

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - SEPTEMBER 26:  Kofi Siriboe, Dawn-Lyen Gardner and Rutina Wesley at the "Queen Sugar" Press Conference at the Four Seasons Hotel on September 26, 2016 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Vera Anderson/WireImage)

A 'Queen Sugar' Star Officially Comes Out And Announces Engagement

Congratulations are in order!

Published November 21, 2017

Plot twist behind the scenes on Queen Sugar! One of the show's stars is engaged — and out of the closet.

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Huge congrats are in order for Rutina Wesley, who plays Nova Bordelon on the drama. The actress announced she is engaged to her girlfriend and officially "came out."

Rutina's bae is Chef Shonda, who is a popular chef from New Orleans. In an IG post, Rutina wrote, "LIGHT of my LIFE....LIGHT of my LIFE...FIRE of my LOINS... FIRE of my LOINS...MY SIN....My SIN....MY SOUL...My SOUL....The tip of the TONGUE....the tip of the TONGUE....Takes a trip down the PALETTE.... takes a trip down the PALETTE....To tap lightly at THREE....To Tap LIGHTLY At THREE....LO...Lo...LI...Li...TA...Ta." See the posts below:

According to Page Six, Wesley also posted a photo of her engagement ring on Snapchat.

Wesley was married to actor Jacob Fishel from 2005 to 2013. No word on how long Chef Shonda and Rutina have been together, but a huge congratulations to them both!

Written by Renee Samuel

(Photo: Vera Anderson/WireImage)

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