Actress Gabourey Sidibe announces engagement to boyfriend Brandon Frankel

Gabourey Sidibe is engaged.

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According to People magazine and “Entertainment Tonight,” the actress took to Instagram on Tuesday to announce her engagement to her boyfriend, Brandon Frankel.

“My BFF proposed, and now I get to hold him forever,” Sidibe, 37, captioned a video of the pair. “The funniest man I’ve ever met. The sweetest human to exist.”

The Oscar nominee, who starred in “Precious” and “Empire,” added that every moment she spends with Frankel, 35, “is a joy.”

“He is the partner I thought I was too independent to need,” she wrote. “I’ve learned so much about myself through him, and I feel grateful and excited to learn more about the entire world with him by my side. My partner, my best friend, my cats’ daddy, my mans, my heart, my fiancé!!!”

Frankel, who works in branding, also took to social media to share the news.

“I asked my best friend to marry me, and she said ‘YES’!” he wrote. “So excited to spend the rest of my life with the most amazing, hilarious, beautiful and inspiring woman I’ve ever known. I couldn’t imagine a life without you. We make the best team, and we make everything fun and memorable. I liked it, so I put a [ring] on it. Love you to the moon and back.”

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