Niecy Nash’s little wedding to his wife Jessica Betts may have come as a surprise to many, but there were some of the actress’s famous friends whom most of them met before. Among them was media mogul Oprah Winfrey, who proved she knows how to make a good wedding gift.
Talking to Andy Cohen on Tuesday See what happens live, Nash answered a question from a viewer who asked which of his famous friends were the first to find out about his affair with Betts and who supported their relationship.
“Well, all my friends had a supportive reaction,” Nash explained. “Because they want, more than anything, that I be happy.”
However, there were three famous friends specifically that Nash identified as the three most trusted by the information: “Sherri Shepherd, Ava DuVernay and the Big O, Oprah Winfrey!”
Cohen – and companion WWHL guest Leslie Jordan – were suitably impressed by this revelation, and the host asked if she had received a wedding gift from Winfrey.
“Did I? Of course I did!” Nash said laughing. I have one of his favorite things! What is this beautiful cashmere blanket.
“But it’s like a jumbo jet,” he added. “So we wrap ourselves in it in the movie theater all the time!”
Nash shocked many when she revealed in August 2020 that she had married Betts, having previously been married to two men, and finalizing her divorce from second husband Jay Tucker earlier in the year.
The couple just completed seven months of marriage, but as Nash pointed out while speaking with ET recently, you may have to make some plans to make sure their first anniversary is as special as their proposal, which happened last July when the hot tub “, which he recently revealed in Red table talk.
“Oh man, we have to go find a hot tub somewhere!” Nash joked with ET. “Maybe a hot tub in Italy, a hot tub in Dubai, I don’t know. However, we will figure something out, because to celebrate our love, we are going to push ourselves.”
Watch the video below to hear more from Nash about their happy marriage.