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    Don Cheadle Secretly Got Married To His Longtime Partner, Bridgid Coulter, During The Pandemic


    Don Cheadle is a married man!

    Don Cheadle attends FYC Red Carpet Event For Showtimes' "Black Monday"
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    The Hotel Rwanda star revealed he secretly got married to his partner, Bridgid Coulter, during a recent appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

    Don Cheadle (L) and Bridgid Coulter arrive at the CBS/CW/Showtime Television Critic Association's summer press tour party
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    However, guest host Wanda Sykes said she already knew that they were a married couple.

    Bridgid Coulter (L) and Don Cheadle attend the world premiere of Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures "Avengers: Endgame"
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    “You texted me at the top of the year, I guess, and you told me that you just got married,” Sykes said. “And I was like, ‘Oh, damn, the pandemic got to Don and Bridgid.’”

    Bridgid Coulter (L) and Don Cheadle arrives at the 71st Emmy Awards
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    “I was like, ‘What the hell happened, man?'” she joked. “I think I just texted something back, like, ‘Hey, if you’re happy, I’m happy for you.’”

    Bridgid Coulter (L) and Don Cheadle attend Players' Night Out 2019
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    “I was like, ‘Cheadle went Hollywood,’” Sykes jokingly continued.

    Don Cheadle (R) and Bridgid Coulter during "Hotel Rwanda" Los Angeles Premiere - Arrivals
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    The comedian said she responded like that because she didn’t know Cheadle tied the knot until he sent her that text.

    Don Cheadle (L) and Bridgid Coulter attend The 58th GRAMMY Awards
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    “Yeah, I mean, that’s understandable,” he told her. “I hold you blameless.”

    Don Cheadle (L) and Bridgid Coulter attend the American Film Institute's 46th Life Achievement Award Gala Tribute
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    Cheadle and Coulter have been dating since 1992 and they share their two daughters together.

    I'm so happy for Cheadle and Coulter! You can see the actor's full interview with Sykes below:

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