August 16, 2022


Jean Elie Is Engaged to His Longtime Girlfriend, Randall Bailey

Jean Elie and his longtime girlfriend, Randall Bailey, are engaged. The “Insecure” actor just lately confirmed the thrilling information to ESSENCE, revealing that he popped the query throughout a visit to Greece on the finish of June. “I used to be sweating bullets all day as a result of I knew I needed to suggest on our technique to Mykonos however I did not need to do it on the high as a result of I felt prefer it was corny,” he instructed ESSENCE. “I did not need to do it out the bathe as a result of I assumed that was corny, and I used to be like, ‘Do I need to do it at dinner?’ I used to be like, ‘I do not need to do it at dinner both.'”

Elie finally discovered the proper second to suggest when the 2 have been having fun with drinks and fireworks unexpectedly began going off over the ocean. “I mentioned, that is stunning. It might probably’t be something higher than this,” he recalled. “I mentioned, ‘There’s lots of issues I need in life, and proper now the one factor I need is you. Will you marry me?’ She mentioned sure, after which she was like, ‘That is f*cking actually taking place!’ I mentioned, ‘Sure, the f*ck it’s.'”

Elie and Bailey first met at a bonfire at LA’s Dockweiler Seaside in 2015. In accordance with ESSENCE, Bailey had simply gotten out of relationship and was nonetheless reeling from the breakup. “We get to the seashore, I flip round and he walks by us. He is like, ‘It’s best to eliminate that man, he feels like a loser,'” Bailey recounted. “Then he walks to the identical get together I used to be going to. I am like, ‘Oh my God, he’s so cute.'”

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Elie did not find yourself asking Bailey for her quantity that evening, however after discovering him on social media and sliding into his DMs, she invited him out for drinks. Nonetheless, Elie was extra targeted on his profession on the time. “I obtained chilly ft,” he defined. “However once we broke up, I always stored serious about her.”

Finally, Elie and Bailey discovered their approach again to one another, and now they’re getting married. “I will go to the courthouse,” Bailey instructed ESSENCE. “I do not care. I do not want any of the pomp and circumstance.” Nonetheless, Elie has different plans in thoughts. “We’ll have some griot, lambi, tassot. We’ll have the entire gamut of Haitian meals,” he mentioned. “We’ll have Haitian music taking part in . . . My household likes to get together. So we’re undoubtedly going to have lots of that in our wedding ceremony.”