02.25.2021

How Euphoria’s Colman Domingo Found True Love... on Craigslist

How Euphoria’s Colman Domingo Found True Love... on Craigslist Photo Courtesy of Colman Domingo via GQ

In 2005, Colman had just walked into his local Walgreens in Berkeley, California, in search of a Queen Helene mud mask. Then a struggling actor—Colman has since gone on to appear on Fear the Walking Dead and lit up Twitter with his star turn on Euphoria—he'd taken on a brutal role in a macabre play about the Jonestown Massacre and needed a moment to expel the toxins and treat himself.

Nine years after they first met outside that California Walgreens, Colman and Raúl were married in a small, casual ceremony disguised as a house party. They invited 25 people over and greeted each one by saying, “Welcome to our wedding.” Colman wore a Hawaiian shirt; they danced until four in the morning. They are still living happily ever after when I talk to them in December. Behind them, just as it's been since the beginning, is a bouquet of white roses.

Read the full story at GQ | Culture.