Taraji P Henson. (Photo: Getty Images/Gallo Images)
Actress Taraji P Henson and fiancé, former
NFL player, Kelvin Hayden just postponed their wedding day because of the
The couple were set to wed on 4 April 2020, however, due
to the social distancing encouraged by the World Health Organization (WHO), the
wedding will now take place in July.
“It’s probably going to be more like July.
We have to see what this will be like at the other end, “she said during
an interview with Access
The couple is more concerned about their
family’s travelling to attend their wedding. “Our grandparents, my grandmother
is about to turn 96, his is 86, how do we get them to the wedding now? Now, we
are concerned, just trying to figure out the safest and best way,” Taraji told PageSix.
The couple announced their engagement in
May 2018, the Empire star spoke to Essence
about earlier wedding preparations.
“I mentioned one date. It was 4/4/20, and
we were really going to do it,” she says. “But my wedding planner was like,
‘Okay, in case it rains, we’ll have umbrellas,’ and I was like, ‘You know what,
never mind about April—let’s move it later.’”