Issa is married! Actress Issa Rae comically confirmed on Monday, July 26, that she married her longtime beau Louis Diame by sharing intimate images from her wedding day and claiming she did an “impromptu” shoot. Rae and Diame have been together for over a decade, prior to the 36-year-old becoming famous.
In the initial post, Rae, who is wearing a custom Vera Wang dress, uploaded a stream of photos taken at the Villa & Jardins Ephrussi de Rothschild alongside her husband and bridesmaids. Although the actress didn’t provide the exact date when she and Diame tied the knot, she gave details of the location: Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, France. Rae captioned the upload, “A) Impromptu photo shoot in a custom @verawang dress. B) My girls came to help me, but they all coincidentally had on the same dress! They were sooooo embarrassed. C) Then I took a few flicks with Somebody’s Husband.”
As the “Insecure” star’s announcement made headline news, many of Rae’s fans bombarded her comments section with well-wishes, while others emphasized she joked around too much.
“Lmao the most you post ever ❤️.”
“Issa why you gotta play all the time!?😂 Gorgeous, congratulations y’all! 😍.”
“Girl stop playing this a whole wedding.”
“Me reading the caption confused whether to say congratulations or… nice photos… or both 😅.”
“Telling us you got married in a way only Issa Rae can!! 😂😂 Congratulations!!!! You look beautiful!!”
Rae and Diame’s French wedding comes two years after the actress’ “Insecure” cast members Yvonne Orji and Jay Ellis confirmed the duo’s engagement during an interview with “Entertainment Tonight.”
While attending the 2019 NAACP Image Awards, Ellis said during the broadcast program that he found out about the engagement through a text chain. He said, “We all found out in different ways because we’re all on different text chains. We talk at different times, so we all found out at different times in different ways.” Orji also disclosed everyone’s initial reaction to the announcement. “We’re very excited for her. The reaction was all the same, like, ‘You out here in these streets getting married, boo?’ “
Rae had sparked engagement rumors earlier that year when she was seen wearing an apparent rock on her ring finger during her Essence cover shoot.
Other details surrounding Rae and Diame’s recent nuptials, including the attendance list, have yet to be released to the public.