AceShowbiz - "Orange Is the New Black" star Samira Wiley is officially off the market. The 29-year-old actress/model, who is best known for playing Poussey Washington on the award-winning series, tied the knot with the show's writer Lauren Morelli over the weekend.
The twosome, who made their first red-carpet appearance as a couple during the 2014 Emmy Awards, exchanged vows in an intimate ceremony in Palm Springs, California on Saturday afternoon, March 25, surrounded by their family and friends.
Samira took to Instagram to announce the happy news, posting a picture of her and her new wife in all-white outfits. Both were wearing designs by Christian Siriano. According to Martha Stewart Weddings which first reported the news, Samira's parents officiated the ceremony.
They had a confetti-themed bash inspired by their shared love of Funfetti cake. The ceremony featured non-traditional, upbeat tunes such as Montell Jordan's "This Is How We Do It" throughout the recessional and Justin Bieber's "Baby" played during the couple's grand entrance.
The location was also special because that's where Lauren proposed to Samira with an asscher-cut diamond engagement ring last October.
Lauren was previously married to Steve Basilone for two years before realizing that she is gay in 2012 while writing for the hit Netflix series. She said in an essay for "Identities.Mic", "I realized I was gay in fall 2012, one of my first days on the set." Lauren filed for divorce from Steve in September 2014, the same year she came out as gay.