The Nanny star Fran Drescher is set to officiate the wedding ceremony of a same-sex couple in New York City today (March 6 US time).

The couple, known only as Tom and Russell, won Drescher’s ‘Love is Love’ gay marriage competition, with the star offering to officiate the ceremony to show her support for equal rights in the LGBT community.

The winners have been together for 20 years and have two children.

The ceremony comes a day prior to the airing of the second season of Drescher’s new sitcom, Happily Divorced, about a married woman who discovers her husband of 18 years, Peter (John Michael Higgins), is gay.

The show was inspired by Drescher’s real-life marriage of 21 years to Peter Marc Jacobson.

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