American filmmaker/actress, Lena Waithe and her wife Alana Mayo have split. This is coming two months after Lena announced their marriage on Ellen.

A joint statement by the couple announcing the split reads thus;

“After careful thought and consideration, we have decided to part ways,” reads a joint statement released by Waithe and Mayo’s reps.

“We have nothing but support for one another and ask that you respect our privacy during this time.”

Waithe, 35, revealed during an appearance on “The Ellen DeGeneres Show” in November that she and Mayo had secretly gotten married. the couple got engaged in 2017.