Rumours circulated the actress was engaged after she was seen wearing a ring on the cover of Essence magazine earlier this week, ends March 31.
Rae has yet to speak out about the news, but her her co-stars Jay Ellis and Yvonne Orji have seemingly confirmed the story.
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Four years ago, when all I had was a web series and a book, @Essence put me on my first cover with four incredible women I look up to: Ava, Mara, Shonda and Ms. Debbie. It was their "Game Changers" issue and I kept thinking, "I can't believe they chose me." That cover meant so much to me because it validated my work on a platform I respected AND it was a nurturing recognition of promise, a promise that I didn't necessarily see in myself at the time. Four years later -- entering the fourth season of my TV show, and shooting my fourth movie in New York -- they honored me with this solo cover. Thank you, Essence, for helping me to deliver on that promise you saw years ago, and changing the game for me. 📸: @itayshaphoto Hair: @lovingyourhair Face: @joannasimkin Fits: @jasonrembert
"We're very excited for her," Orji tells Entertainment Tonight. "The reaction was all the same, like, 'You out here in these streets getting married, boo?' That was the reaction."
"We all found out in different ways because we're all on different text chains," Ellis adds. "We talk at different times, so we all found out at different times in different ways."