Life Orange is engaged to the New Black actress Danielle Brooks By weekster Posted on January 4, 2020 1 min read Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Danielle Brooks is overflowing with congratulations on the first day of 2020. The actress is going to marry her boyfriend Dennis Gelin, she announced on Instagram. “I can’t wait to become your wife” “I didn’t think that one of the best days of the year would be in the last week,” Danielle writes in a photo showing her engagement ring. “I’m getting married to my best friend. We’re engaged !! I can’t wait to become your wife.” View this post on Instagram I never thought one of the best days of my year would happen the last week of the year. I get to marry my best friend. We’re ENGAGED!! So excited to become your wife. D&D until the end. ❤️🥂 A post shared by Danielle Brooks (@daniebb3) on Dec 31, 2019 at 5:33pm PST Danielle, best known for her role as Tasha “Taystee” Jefferson in the Netflix hit Orange is the New Black, has had a good year. Half November she became a mother.