Niecy Nash's Relationship Advice Proves Her Marriage to Jessica Betts Is Spicy as Ever

Niecy Nash-Betts had the most iconic relationship advice for couples when she walked the red carpet with wife Jessica Betts at the 2023 Emmy Awards at Los Angeles' Peacock Theater on Jan. 15.

By Gabrielle Chung Jan 16, 2024 12:20 AMTags
Watch: Niecy Nash Betts’ Secret to a Successful Marriage: ‘Skinny Dip Often’

Niecy Nash-Betts isn't afraid to get a little naughty.

In fact, the Reno 911! star doled out some spicy marriage advice while walking the red carpet with wife Jessica Betts at the postponed 2023 Emmys on Jan. 15. (Click here to see all celebrity arrivals.)

Chatting with Live From E!: Emmy's Heather McMahan outside of the Peacock Theater in downtown Los Angeles, Niecy said the secret to the a good relationship is to "skinny dip often and drink lots of champagne."

However, the 53-year-old—who tied the knot with Jessica in 2020—noted that she and her wife do enjoy a quiet night in front of the TV as well. 

"We go old school and watch the classics," Niecy explained, listing All in the Family and Archie Bunker's Place as some of her favorites. Meanwhile, Jessica, who the Claws actress lovingly described as her "center of gravity," shared that the two have also been watching The Morning Show.


Best Dressed Stars Ever at the Emmys

Niecy headed into the Emmys with a nomination in the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie category for her performance in Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story. (Click here for the full list of nominees.)


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For the award show, which was pushed back from September due to the actors' and writers' strike, Niecy wore a custom black gown from custom Greta Constantine.

She said of her fashion choice, "I wanted to evoke romance and old Hollywood."

As for Jessica, the singer joked that she opted for cheetah print because she was "feeling animalistic."

To which Niecy quipped with a smirk, "Wait a minute, you already bought the cow!"

See Niecy and Jessica—as well as more celeb couples—at the Emmys below:

Joan Collins & Percy Gibson

Kourtney Kardashian & Travis Barker

Jazz Charton & Kieran Culkin

Erin Darke & Daniel Radcliffe

Issa Rae & Louis Diame

Steven Yeun & Joana Pak

Keri Russell & Matthew Rhys

Zawe Ashton & Tom Hiddleston

Keeley Hawes & Matthew Macfadyen

Jon Hamm & Anna Osceola

Rob McElhenney & Kaitlin Olson

Jessica Betts & Niecy Nash-Betts

Jimmy Kimmel & Molly McNearney

Stephen Colbert & Evelyn McGee-Colbert

Sheryl Lee Ralph & Vincent Hughes

Kayla Radomski & Jason Segel

Nicole Ansari-Cox & Brian Cox

Ken Jeong & Tran Jeong

Nicole Boyd & Sam Richardson

Emily V. Gordon & Kumail Nanjiani

John Oliver & Kate Norley

Monica Bellucci & Tim Burton

John Michael Kelly & Joel Kim Booster 

Elysee Sanville & Hart Denton

Dan Fogelman & Caitlin Thompson

Tory Tunnell & Joby Harold

Graham Larson & Rhea Seehorn

For a full recap of the 75th Emmy Awards, check out E! Online's Emmys homepage here.