Gabourey Sidibe and boyfriend share sweet messages to each other

Gabby Sidibe and boyfriend Brandon Frankel (Photo: Instagram – @brandontour)

“Empire” star Gabourey Sidibe and her boyfriend swooned over each other as they celebrated the new year and new decade in heartfelt Instagram posts.

“I’m truly thankful for my close family, friends, associates past and present … and most of all, for this queen right here,” Frankel wrote of the 36-year-old Gabby Sidibe. “You’re a ball of sunshine, so generous and giving of your time, resources, and love- and your excitement and passion for life and people, things you love truly lights up my heart.”

Frankel was far from finished as he continued to pour out the contents of his heart. “I love you more and more every single day – which seems impossible, but continually amazes me. Here’s to 2020 and thank you for loving me so unconditionally. I love being your forever-Dork. ❤️❤️❤️.”

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Here’s to 2020- this past year was one of the toughest, but also one of the most rewarding and fulfilling of my life all at the same time! I’m truly thankful for my close family, friends, associates past and present…and most of all, for THIS Queen right here. You’re a ball of sunshine, so generous and giving of your time and love- and your excitement and passion for life and people/things you love truly lights up my heart. You’ve taught me so much about life, myself, and the world that is truly invaluable. You make me push myself to be a better me, even though you probably don’t even realize you are. I love you more and more every single day- which seems impossible, but continually amazes me. Here’s to 2020- and thank you for loving me so unconditionally. I love being your forever-Dork. ❤️❤️❤️

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It didn’t take long for Sidibe, who first soared to fame starring in the Oscar-winning drama Precious in 2009, to respond to the love of her life.

“You’re my favorite Love Song. You’re the cherry on top of this last decade and the foundation of the next. I’m excited for all the matching hoodies, Mickey-Minnie outfits to Disneyland, and your favorite shirts that somehow become my favorite shirts,” Sidibe said to Frankel on her IG page which boasts nearly two million followers.

“You make me happier than I’ve ever been. I’m so glad we found each other and I’m gonna point and yell ‘DOG’ for you when I see one in public forever.”

Terry Shropshire
Terry Shropshire

A military veteran and Buckeye State native, I've written for the likes of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta Business Chronicle and the Detroit Free Press. I'm a lover of words, photography, books, travel, animals and The Ohio State Buckeyes. #GoBucks





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