Orange Is The New Black stars tie the knot with a gorgeous wedding ceremony

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Samira Wiley, who plays gay prisoner Poussey in Orange Is The New Black, has married long term girlfriend Lauren Morelli, the writer and producer of the show.

The wedding comes a week after the actress spoke of LGBT+ visibility and what her relationship with Morelli means to fans.

Their engagement was announced on Samira’s Instagram almost six months ago with a beautifully happy photo of the couple and a stunning ring and the caption simply being ‘Yes’.

Yes.

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The couple have been together since 2014, after Lauren divorced producer Steve Basilone after coming out as gay.

Both wore Christian Siriano pieces. Wiley had her natural curls and wore a graceful white a-line dress with a sweetheart neckline and Morelli wore an elegant white jumpsuit with a bold cape.

Wiley who has spoke before of her family’s acceptance, were married by Wiley’s parents, who are co-pastors of Covenant Baptist United Church of Christ in Washington D.C..

#aboutlastnight

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The wedding, which was in Palm Springs the same location as the engagement, had a confetti theme, making the event uber colourful for the two to stand out.

Martha Stewarts Weddings reported that the pair wanted the wedding to be fun, celebratory and non-traditional. That explains This Is How We Do It by Montell Jordan being played as they walked down the aisle and Baby by Justin Bieber being played at the reception.

#wifed

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Congrats!

Words Bonnie Hines

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