Just two months after saying their marriage, Lena Waithe and her spouse Alana Mayo have separated.
“After careful thought and consideration, we have decided to part ways. We have nothing but support for one another and ask that you respect our privacy during this time.”
It’s unknown what induced the longtime couple to separate. However, sources solely inform our mates over at Love B. Scott that Waithe’s infidelity was a significant factor.
The sources say that the Emmy successful author had repeatedly cheated on Mayo previous to their quickie wedding ceremony. Waithe married Mayo in an effort to save the connection. Unfortunately, she didn’t cease dishonest.
“Even after they married, Lena was still buying designer gifts—Chanel, Gucci—for other women,” a supply tells B. Scott.
The separation announcement additionally comes simply weeks after Waithe revealed to Us journal that she was struggling to settle into married life and known as marriage “interesting.”
“Now it’s like, I think we’re just doing the best we can, trying to figure it out. Nobody has all the answers, you know what I’m saying?”
“It’s just like, OK, I think this is what is needed now, you know what I mean? I think as you get older and you mature, you try and figure things out,” she added. “But yeah, it’s like one of those life things that you do, and you hope you get it right.”
In November, Waithe revealed throughout an look on Ellen that she and Mayo had tied the knot in a easy courthouse ceremony in San Francisco. She even famous that the marriage was all Mayo’s concept.
“We snuck and did it, you know. We didn’t make any announcements,” she informed visitor host John Legend. “Got married right in front of [gay rights activist and politician] Harvey Milk’s bust. [It was] her idea, as all good things are.”
Waithe proposed to Mayo on Thanksgiving Day in 2017. However, the couple had been courting for a number of years prior.