BET’s “Sistas” & “Zatima” Star Devale Ellis is known for putting his life on the forefront and sharing the ups and down with fans!
Devale is married to the beautiful Khadeen and they’ve been together for over 20 years but with a long relationship like that, it’s likely to run into a few bumps in the road down the line.
An almost one year old interview where Devale and Khadeen talks about their rough patch is currently going viral and the fans are talking all across social media.
The two stopped by “Dear Future Wifey”:
“Khadeen and Devale Ellis started their journey of love at eighteen years old. Their family videos have captured the hearts of millions. This episode displays how their commitment to one another, as they overcame struggles, produced an amazing bound through “Delayed Gratification.””
The two are now going so strong:
Watch a sneak peek here:
Watch the full video here:
Catch Devale in “Sistas” and “Zatima” and don’t forget to watch Khadeen and Devale podcast “Deada** Podcast”.
“Tyler Perry’s Zatima” follows popular “Sistas” characters Zac (Devale Ellis) and Fatima (Crystal Renee Hayslett) as they navigate the ups and downs of their relationship. In season two of Tyler Perry’s “Zatima,” Zac and Fatima’s relationship is challenged on a whole new level. Zac deals with internal discord which is only exacerbated after seeing his mother, Gladys, whom he hasn’t seen in quite a long time. Fatima begins to question herself and if she’s really what Zac needs when she can’t get through to him about dealing with past issues. #ZatimaOnBETPlus
DEVALE ELLIS as “Zac”: A working-class, blue-collar guy that works at the airport. He has high hopes and dreams but seems to feel unworthy of the women he dates. As Karen’s boyfriend of three years, he has confidence and insecurity issues. In search for his manhood, he makes some questionable decisions
CRYSTAL RENEE HAYSLETT as “Fatima”: Fatima is a beautiful young woman who works as a paralegal at a powerful, white law firm. Fatima has been hurt and keeps her heart guarded.
CAMERON FILLER as “Nathan”: Nathan is married to Lori who keeps him in check at every turn and holds him accountable for his responsibilities.
REMINGTON HOFFMAN as “Bryce”: Bryce is a relatively new friend of Zac’s who works with Gary and is helping Zac with his stock investments. He has stepped in and become a confidant and somewhat of a rescuer to Zac. Bryce is also dating Angela, who happens to be Fatima’s best friend.
NZINGA IMANI as “Angela”: Angela is Fatima’s best female friend who is dating Bryce. Angela has no idea that Bryce’s friend Zac is the man who is moving in with Fatima — but soon realizes that she’s heard all about the shady corners of Zac’s life from Bryce.
JASMIN BROWN as “Deja”: Deja is Devale’s tenant who is a nail technician by day and stripper by night.
GUYVIAUD JOSEPH as “Tony”: Tony is Zac’s friend who despises love and relationships. Tony comes down hard on Zac for moving in with Fatima and tries to convince Zac that he should enjoy the freedom of finally having money and the single life.
DANIELLE LAROACH as “Belinda”: Belinda is Fatima’s “tell like it is” friend who adds a whole new layer of challenges to Zac and Fatima’s relationship.
MARQUITA GOINGS as “Valerie”: Valerie is a successful realtor who is wowed by the work that Zac has done on his house. When she learns he’s intending to flip properties, she offers to put together a list for him and assist him with her expertise.
“Sistas” follows a group of single Black females navigating their “complicated love life,” careers, and friendship through the ups and downs of living in a modern world of social media and unrealistic relationship goals. Tyler Perry takes viewers on an exhilarating ride of emotions and gut-busting predicaments that will test the ladies’ long-standing friendship. This band of women, intertwined with their newfound relationships, must navigate this new-age dating scene as they continue to search for love in their 30s. “Tyler Perry’s Sistas” airs Wednesdays at 9 PM ET/PT on BET and BET Her.
In Season four, Andi played by KJ Smith finally focuses on her own wants and needs when it comes to her personal life. While continuing to be a top-notch lawyer, Andi tests the waters with the possibility of a new relationship on the horizon. Gary played by Chido Nwokocha, however, goes above and beyond in an attempt to get Andi to commit to him, and only him.
Danni played by Mignon, opens the season showing Preston how she really feels about their relationship now that El Fuego is in the picture. Eventually, things get complicated when Preston played by Trinity Whiteside, begins exhibiting uncharacteristic like behavior to win Danni’s attention.
Karen played by Ebony Obsidian, finds herself consumed with Zac’s personal life this season. Karen’s emotions overtake her as she tries to reconcile her feelings between Zac played by DeVale Ellis, and Aaron played by Kevin A. Walton.
Sabrina played by Novi Brown, is the listening ear to her girlfriends and their drama, but she makes sure she doesn’t forget about Maurice played by Brian Jordan Jr. While still dating Calvin played by Anthony Dalton II, Sabrina embarks on a new journey that could lead to newfound love.
Fatima played by Crystal Renee’ Hayslett, basks in her love for Zac and makes it known to anyone who questions their relationship. Although Fatima finds herself facing new challenges in her relationship with Zac, her feet are firmly planted. Now that things are looking up for Zac, he and Fatima shift their focus to themselves and their future together.
Tyler Perry Studios continue to reign across platforms, with “Sistas” claiming the top spot as the #1 series with Black viewers L+3 currently airing on cable.* BET grew its “Sistas” audience versus L+SD double-digits +26%. The network also scored viewership lifts with the cable airing of BET+ original series “Tyler Perry’s Zatima” and “First Wives Club” +8% and +13%, respectively. Executive produced, directed, and written by Tyler Perry, the beloved series features the talented ensemble cast, KJ Smith, Mignon, Ebony Obsidian, Novi Brown, Crystal Renee’ Hayslett, Devale Ellis, Chido Nwokocha, Anthony Dalton II, Brian Jordan Jr., Kevin A. Walton, and Trinity Whiteside.
The BET Media Group, a unit of Paramount (NASDAQ: PARAA; PARA; PARAP), is the world’s largest media company dedicated to entertaining, engaging, and empowering the Black community and championing Black culture. Connecting Black audiences through a portfolio of brands including BET, BET+, BET Gospel, BET HER, BET International, BET Jams, BET Soul, BET Studios, and VH1, the BET Media Group is a thriving media ecosystem of leading interconnected platforms across cable TV, streaming, digital, studios, live events and international.
Tyler Perry Studios is a state-of-the-art film and television production facility founded in 2006 by actor, producer, filmmaker, playwright, and philanthropist Tyler Perry. Located in Atlanta, Georgia on the historic grounds of the former Fort McPherson army base, the new 330-acre campus is one of the largest production studios in the country. It boasts a variety of shooting locations including 40 buildings on the national register of historic places, 12 purpose-built sound stages, 200 acres of green space and an expansive backlot.