Danielle Brooks Is Married: ‘OITNB’ Star Weds Dennis Gelin In 2 Wedding Gowns

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January 13, 2022 11:13PM EST

Taystee is married! ‘Orange Is The New Black’ histrion Danielle Brooks tied the knot successful a destination wedding successful Miami with not 1 but 2 dresses.

Danielle Brooks not lone wowed fans with her show in Orange Is The New Black but with her caller wedding gowns— yes, plural. The histrion announced that she joined Dennis Gelin connected Thursday, Jan. 13 and blessed her fans with a fabulous photoshoot wherever she showed disconnected some of her dresses. The first gown was designed by Oluwagbemisola Okunlola and had a sheer lace bodice and sleeves with a beauteous vine-like plan that danced astir her apical fractional and glided down her arms. The gown’s afloat skirt flared retired and had a matching vine pattern.

Danielle BrooksDanielle Brooks rocks a achromatic one-shoulder dress. (Broadimage/Shutterstock)

The second dress was conscionable arsenic stunning arsenic the first. Designed by Project Runway host Christian Siriano, the three-in-one formal had a sheer lace corset, sleek lace skirt and a larger-than-life tulle train. And no, the 2nd formal wasn’t an impulse decision. “I ever knew I was going to person 2 dresses,” she told Vogue during her wedding interview. She knew she wanted a look from Christian who she had been friends with since the commencement of her vocation and 1 by a Black designer.

The histrion tied the knot successful a destination wedding astatine the Alfred DuPont Building successful Miami. Her puerility clergyman Pastor Baldwin officiated the wedding portion her adorable two-year-old girl Freeya Carel served arsenic the angiosperm girl. The taxable of the reception was Chocolate Love and guests recovered retired their seating done cocoa truffles wrapped successful gold.

Danielle Brooks 2015 Glamour Women Of The YearDanielle Brooks astatine the Glamour Woman of the Year Awards. (REX)

The Tony-nominated histrion besides wanted to guarantee that everyone felt harmless during the wedding. Due to the coronavirus pandemic and the rampant Omicron variant, they had precautions astatine the reception similar manus sanitizers astatine each spot and personalized hors d’oeuvre. She noted that “everyone felt harmless due to the fact that of our COVID measures.”

Danielle noted that the reception was an implicit blast and was “lit” passim the full people of the night. “Our wedding enactment started to creation earlier the archetypal people adjacent deed the table,” she shared. “We ate phenomenal barroom and drank tequila until it virtually ran retired astatine the bar. You could consciousness that aft 2 years of being successful a pandemic we each yearned for moments to make memories together, and we are gladsome we could supply that. The country was flowing with love, joy, and togetherness.”