Lena Waithe Gushes Over Girlfriend And Their Dream Wedding: She’s “Like A Black Audrey Hepburn”

September 20, 2017  |  

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Lena Waithe is still a hot topic following her big win Sunday night, but when she talked to Elle.com Waithe’s girlfriend, Alana Mayo, was her favorite topic of discussion.

You probably heard the actress/producer/writer shout out her long-time lady when she took the stage to accept her Emmy for her coming out story on Master of None. On Sunday, Waithe became the first Black woman to win an Emmy for comedy writing and right by her side on the red carpet was girlfriend Alano who’s a production executive. The two met at an agency meeting and it’s been love ever since which is why it’s no surprise Waithe is already envisioning their dream wedding.

“I think it’ll be pretty fly,” she told Elle. “She’s pretty fly. It’ll be small and intimate honestly, but she’s also like a black Audrey Hepburn, she’s old school classic, and I know I have a bit more of a swaggier style, so we complement each other really well. It’ll be something small, intimate and very personal.”

LOS ANGELES, CA – SEPTEMBER 17: Lena Waithe (R) attends the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)

Credit: Kevin Mazur/WireImage

If you follow either of these ladies on Instagram, you know they don’t go many places without each other.

33. HBD my love!! 📷: @rick.pics

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decided to just embrace this tourist thing.

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Candid. 📸: @rick.pics Filter? Nah.

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In addition to working on Master of None, Waithe, 33, is working on an autobiographical drama series called The Chi. Alano, who was previously VP of production at Paramount Pictures, was hired by Vimeo for the role VP and head of original development this past May. Sounds like a match made in Streaming heaven.

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