Niecy Nash talks about her marriage to Jessica Betts and her sexuality The Masked Singer actress and host sat down on a new episode of Red Table Talk and got open about her love life and previous relationships

Nash surprised many when she announced in August 2020 that she tied the knot with Betts after previously married to two men and finalizing her divorce from second husband Jay Tucker earlier this year

When Nash spoke with Jada Pinkett Smith and her Red Table Talk co-hosts – Willow Smith and Adrienne Banfield-Norris – she found that she had never dated a woman before she broke off their relationship with Betts

“I met the most beautiful soul I’ve ever met in my entire life. And after hanging out I said,” Oh honey, this fits me like an old pair of jeans that I’ve been in all of my life my closet”Nash shared her romance with her new wife” There was something that made me feel, ‘I don’t want to be away from this energy’I felt like I was in a situation where my soulmate “

Nash was with Rev for the first time married to Don Nash from 1994 to 2007, and then got married again to Tucker in 2011 However, when she was with Betts she said, “It was the first time in my life that I felt fully seen and it changed me”

“My daughters said, ‘Wait what ?!'” recalled Nash, “[But] my kids got to meet Jessica before they knew we were going to meet, so they could meet her and make up their own mind about her Form as a person And everyone said, “Oh my god, she’s so cool!” They exchanged numbers They already liked her “

“I never doubted my mother loved me for a second. I had the feeling that her fear was,” How will you be received? How am I perceived? ‘”said Nash

“Coming from a long, long line of women who felt that their identity depends on whether or not they have a man, blind, crippled, crazy, married, or lazy, get one and keep one it confirms that you have a ‘him »So you put a lot of emphasis on it. It’s not really important to your happiness,” she shared, “Thank God for the therapy, because we’re all there and were there, and it is a process “

Looking back on her earlier romances, Nash admitted, “When I married my first husband, I was looking for a savior I had experienced many childhood trauma”

“I’m not going to tell you I didn’t love him, but I’ll tell you I had to save. I stayed in this marriage for 17 years over the past few years because we had a church together and it had this weight was on me that [told me]: “You cannot get a divorce, you are a Christian ‘”

“A lot of people say, ‘I stayed for my kids,’ but I left for my kids because I wanted them to see what real love looks like,” she added

“I feel like I was in my second marriage, I wanted a partnership and I wanted to be married too, and I met a man who wanted to be married and we said, ‘Let’s try!'” she shared with “I can’t say anything mean or bad about anyone I’ve married because they were all kind people, they were just different”

During the interview, the group was accompanied by Betts sitting next to Nash and the couple smiling and holding hands as they pondered their relationship

Betts set out to fall in love with Nash, sharing, “I knew there was something special about her and I knew I wanted her when I didn’t want anyone else”

When it came to the question of how she identifies herself, Nash said, “Labels are such an interesting thing”

“A lot of people said in the beginning, ‘Niecy Nash finally got out,’ and I said, ‘Come out where?’ I wasn’t in anywhere, “she said,” I haven’t lived a sexually repressed life. I loved the guys I was with when I was with them. That’s who I love. I haven’t lied or tried to make me like to make a man i liked him, i liked him really well “

“If I had to label myself right now, I would label myself with the term ‘free’,” added Nash

Watch this new episode of Red Table Talk on Facebook Wednesday at 9 a.m. PT / 12 p.m. ET on Facebook

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