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True Blood's Rutina Wesley comes out and gets engaged at the same time

'I was looking at her and found my joy'

True Blood's Rutina Wesley comes out and gets engaged at the same time
Photo: Instagram @rutina_wesley
Chef Shonda and True Blood's Rutina Wesley are engaged. | Photo: Instagram @rutina_wesley

One of the stars of vampire drama, True Blood, has just revealed she is in a relationship with a woman and likely to be engaged.

Rutina Wesley played Tara, one of the lead characters on True Blood. She is currently starring as Nova in the popular OWN network drama Queen Sugar.

Wesley was formerly married to actor actor Jacob Fishel, but they divorced after eight years of marriage in 2013.

But more recently Wesley has been posting more photos on her Instagram with Louisiana-based kitchen star only known as Chef Shonda.

A recent Instagram post alluded to the fact the pair might have just got engaged.

The post featured an inspirational quote about staying positive, but the hashtags my have revealed the engagement.

The hashtags read:’always more never less I said yes’, ‘she feeds my soul’, ‘I was looking at her and found my joy’ and ‘@chefshonda I love you more than words’.

Other photos in the post include Chef Shonda wearing what appears to be a wedding band, the couple kissing and an engagement ring presumably worn on Wesley’s hand.

Wesley is no stranger to queer storylines. In both True Blood and Queen Sugar, Wesley’s characters had relationships and flings with women.

Congratulations to the happy couple!

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