Lena Waithe’s Wife, Alana Mayo Files For Divorce 1-year After Tying The Knot

Wife of American gay actress Alana Mayo has filed for divorce just a year after marriage to Lena Waithe at a San Francisco courthouse. Lena Waithe and Alana Mayo

Back in January, the Emmy winner announced that they had separated, two months after their marriage was announced on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

In a joint statement released by the estranged couple at that time through USA Today, they said:

‘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.’

Since they announced their split, there have been rumours that Lena Waithe was unfaithful in the union and was buying expensive gifts for other women.

Lena Waithe, 36, and Mayo, 35, had been together for over three years, and they got engaged in Tokyo on Thanksgiving Day, 2017.

According to court records obtained by The Blast, earlier this week, Alana filed a petition for divorce in Los Angeles Superior Court.

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