AMERICAN ACTOR Taye Diggs has addressed the backlash he received from black people following his marriage to Caucasian actress Idina Menzel.Though the pair tied the knot in 2003 and later divorced in 2014, the actor said he having to deal with bitterness toward black women who still give him a hard time.
The Frozen star revealed the happy news on her Twitter page on Friday that actor boyfriend Aaron Lohr had got down on one knee and asked her to marry him. Thank you to everyone for all your support with the album. It's a beautiful time." The news comes just over a year and a half after the couple first went public with their romance, and less than two years after Idina's divorce from first husband, fellow actor Taye Diggs was finalised."As if this week couldn't get any better I have wonderful news... The former couple were married for ten years, having tied the knot in 2003 after originally meeting in 1995 when they both starred in the original production of stage show, Rent.The 45-year-old gave birth to their son Walker in September 2009.While Idina is thrilled to be getting married again, she has previously spoken out about making sure she is "self-sufficient" and doesn't need to rely on the man in her life for anything.The Tony Award winner has also spoken about her divorce from Taye, 45, admitting she feels "guilty" over her son having to grow up in two different households. I come from divorced parents and I said I wouldn’t ever do it. I want to do the right thing by my son, and that means balancing my work and my quality time with him.Taye Diggs and his new girlfriend, Amanza Smith Brown, made their red carpet debut as a couple at the BET Awards on Sunday.