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Who Is Wanda Sykes' Wife?

by Andrew Scott, posted Oct 8th 2009 11:37AM
Wanda SykesLast night, Wanda Sykes paid a visit to 'The Jay Leno Show' to dish on Roman Polanski, the Olympics and raising five-month-old twins with her wife, Alex. The latter term garnered so much attention that it shot all the way to number one on Google trends.

So just who is Wanda's wife? Here's what we know:

Wanda Sykes and Alex, who met in 2006, were married on Oct. 25, 2008, in California. The following month, Sykes confirmed the news at a gay rights rally in Las Vegas. "I'm proud to be a black woman, and I'm proud to be gay," she said, according to PEOPLE.Wanda SykesLast night, Wanda Sykes paid a visit to 'The Jay Leno Show' to dish on Roman Polanski, the Olympics and raising five-month-old twins with her wife, Alex. The latter term garnered so much attention that it shot all the way to number one on Google trends.

So just who is Wanda's wife? Here's what we know:

Wanda Sykes and Alex, who met in 2006, were married on Oct. 25, 2008, at a small hotel in Palm Springs, California. The following month, Sykes confirmed the news at a gay rights rally in Las Vegas. "I'm proud to be a black woman, and I'm proud to be gay," she said, according to PEOPLE.

In April 2009, Alex gave birth to twins: daughter Olivia Lou (19 inches long, 6 lbs., 7 oz.) and son Lucas Claude (20 inches long, 7 lbs., 9. oz.).

Wanda and Alex have maintained an otherwise private relationship. In a March 2009 interview with the Advocate, Sykes said "She's not in show business. I want her to have as much of her private life as she can."

Sykes was previously married to record producer David Hall. The couple split in 1998.

Sykes, who currently plays Barb on the CBS comedy 'The New Adventures of Old Christine,' will next appear in the HBO comedy special 'Wanda Sykes: I'ma Be Me,' airing this Saturday at 10PM. She'll also star in her own late-night show, appropriately titled 'The Wanda Sykes Show,' beginning Sat., Nov. 7, 11PM on Fox.

Watch Wanda Sykes on 'The Jay Leno Show'

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Ceecclipz

SO I am to assume God speaks to you regularly to let you know where he stands on social and political issue? Good to know

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