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Garcelle Beauvais of 'Jamie Foxx Show' Once Said Her 2nd Husband Cheated on Her for 5 Years

Afouda Fortune
May 03, 2020
01:30 A.M.
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Hollywood star, Grace Beauvais, once opened up about the turbulence she endured in her marriage to talent agent Mike Nilon.

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Grace Beauvais started her showbiz career as a runway model, but she further gained public attention after she landed a role in 1996's "The Jamie Foxx Show" where she played the series' belle, "Francesca."

Garcelle Beauvais visits "Extra" at Burbank Studios on November 26, 2019 | Photo: Getty Images

Garcelle Beauvais visits "Extra" at Burbank Studios on November 26, 2019 | Photo: Getty Images

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When it comes to her Hollywood profile, the now 53-year-old TV star has an impressive resume, but Beauvais did have her share of turbulence in marriage.

Grace's marriage to Mike might not have turned out well, but the two worked out a suitable parenting style for their then 6-year-old sons.

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According to Heavy, the "Spelling" actress made headlines back in April 2010 after she publicly accused her second husband, Mike Nilon, of infidelity. At the time, Grace sent an email to all of Nilon's colleagues and friends. She wrote in the email:

". . . I found out today that MY husband of almost 9 yrs has been having an affair for 5 yrs with some slut in Chicago. I am devastated!!!! And I have been duped!!

Actress Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon and Mike Nilon attend the after party for the Los Angeles premiere of "Spread" at Katsuya on August 3, 2009 | Photo: Getty Images

Actress Garcelle Beauvais-Nilon and Mike Nilon attend the after party for the Los Angeles premiere of "Spread" at Katsuya on August 3, 2009 | Photo: Getty Images

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Years after her "very" public divorce, the "NYPD Blue" actress recounted how she felt during her tumultuous marriage. As reported by Bravo TV, just this year, Beauvais made a milestone achievement after she joined the all-white reality show, "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills."

According to her, being part of these sets of high society, women would create a platform to show off the "black girl magic."

Garcelle Beauvais attends the 7th Annual Sean Penn & Friends HAITI RISING Gala benefiting J/P Haitian Relief Organization on January 6, 2018 | Photo: Getty Images

Garcelle Beauvais attends the 7th Annual Sean Penn & Friends HAITI RISING Gala benefiting J/P Haitian Relief Organization on January 6, 2018 | Photo: Getty Images

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In a part of her first episode on the show, the "Wild Wild West" actress made it known that she was ready to move on while sharing that she is a "hothead" and that led to her famous email.

Madame Noire shares that Grace likened her marriage to Nilon as the typical "Hollywood marriage" because she was an actress, and he was a talent manager.

She recounted how sweet and blissful her matrimony was until the day she found a love text from another woman on his phone.

Garcelle Beauvais attends Common's 5th Annual Toast to the Arts at Ysabel on February 22, 2019 | Photo: Getty Images

Garcelle Beauvais attends Common's 5th Annual Toast to the Arts at Ysabel on February 22, 2019 | Photo: Getty Images

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After nine years of marriage and two sons with Mike Nilon, the star actress filed for divorce and also settled for joint custody of their sons.

According to ABC, Grace's marriage to Mike might not have turned out well, but the two worked out a suitable parenting style for their then 6-year-old sons.

The "Franklin & Bash" actress came from a family where her parents were divorced, and she lived with her mom.

Actress Garcelle Beauvais (L) and her husband Mike Nilon attend the LACOSTE and Barneys New York unveiling of celebrity customized polos, held at Barney's New York on October 20, 2005 | Photo: Getty Images

Actress Garcelle Beauvais (L) and her husband Mike Nilon attend the LACOSTE and Barneys New York unveiling of celebrity customized polos, held at Barney's New York on October 20, 2005 | Photo: Getty Images

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This created a rift between her and her father, and Grace didn't want that to happen with her sons. Therefore she and her ex made sure to give their sons enough attention when they were at either parents' home.

Bravo TV shares that presently, Beauvais is a grandma who devotes her time to family while updating fans about her life on "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills."

Garcelle Beauvais attends the world premiere of Sony Pictures Animation and Marvel's "Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse" at Regency Village Theatre on December 1, 2018 | Photo: Getty Images

Garcelle Beauvais attends the world premiere of Sony Pictures Animation and Marvel's "Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse" at Regency Village Theatre on December 1, 2018 | Photo: Getty Images

Amid the novel Coronavirus lockdown, Grace opened up about missing her grandchild and not being able to see him. She became a first-time grandma earlier this year, after her first child, Oliver, welcomed a son, Oliver Jr.

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