Mara Brock Akil Posts Rare Photo With Husband, Since Lawsuit & Allegations Of Sexual Assault By Woman Who Claims An Affair With Her Husband
Mara Brock Akil and her husband Salim Akil appear to still be going strong! On Christmas the screenwriter and producer shared a sweet photo with her husband who is also a screenwriter and producer. Sharing a photo of them together she captioned it:
MR and MRS CLAUS// What a beautiful way to end this year— shopping for those we love with grateful hearts together! #InTheLandOf #Christmas2019
This is the first post that Mara Brock Akil has posted since their OWN series “Love IS____” was canceled.
In 2018, Salim Akil was sued for domestic violence and breach of contract by actress Amber Dixon Brenner. Amber Dixon Brenner alleged that she had a relationship with Salim Akil. She claims abuse and alleged that Salim Akil stole idea for his show “Love Is___”. [Click here for the story].
Salim has maintained his innocence.
Mara and Salim married in 1999. The couple has two sons.
The Akils created and executive produced a scripted superhero series, Black Lightning, based on DC Comics’ Black Lightning series.