Actress Samira Wiley Welcomes Baby Girl with Wife Lauren Morelli

by Emell Adolphus

EDGE Media Network Contributor

Tuesday May 11, 2021
Originally published on May 11, 2021

Actress Samira Wiley and her screenwriter wife, Lauren Morelli, celebrated Mother's Day by revealing they are new moms to a baby girl.

In an Instagram post, Wiley shared a photo of her newborn and wrote: "Happy 1st Mother's Day to my beautiful wife, who four weeks ago today after laboring for almost 3 days gave birth to our first child -- our gorgeous daughter, George."

Posting the same picture, Morelli shared: "4 weeks ago today, our daughter came into the world and changed everything. We are so happy, so grateful, and so tired. George Elizabeth, 4.11.21"

The pair met on the set of "Orange Is the New Black," CNN reports, where Wiley played Poussey Washington and Morelli was a writer and they tied the knot in 2017. Morelli reportedly gave birth on April 11, 2021.