Asghari’s rep, Brandon Cohen, confirmed the news to Variety, writing in a statement that he is “very ecstatic” about their nuptials. “I know he wanted this for so long. He is so caring and supportive every step of the way,” Cohen said. “I am so grateful to have Sam in my life and can’t wait for the future they will build together.”
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People reported that the two wed in an intimate ceremony at Spears’ residence in Thousand Oaks, Calif. There were around 60 guests, according to People, including Madonna, Selena Gomez, Drew Barrymore and Paris Hilton. Spears’ sons with Kevin Federline, Sean and Jayden, did not attend the wedding, but wished the happy couple the best, according to a statement to People from Federline’s lawyer. Spears’ father Jamie Spears, mother Lynn Spears and sister Jamie Lynn Spears were also not in attendance. As People reported, Spears walked down the aisle to Elvis’ classic “Can’t Help Falling in Love” and wore a Versace gown.
Spears shared details of the wedding in her own words on Friday, writing on Instagram: “It was the most spectacular day !!! I was so nervous all morning but then at 2:00 pm it really hit me … WE’RE GETTING MARRIED !!! I had a panic attack and then got it together … the crew who created our home into literally a dream castle were fantastic !!! The ceremony was a dream and the party was even better!!! So many incredible people came to our wedding and I’m still in shock !!! @drewbarrymore my girl crush and @selenagomez who btw is way prettier in person if that’s possible both came !!! I was speechless … I kissed @madonna again and we danced into the night with @ParisHilton … Thank you @donatella_versace for designing my dress … I felt so beautiful … Thank you also to @StephanieGottlieb @CharlotteTilbury and @sofiatilbury for my jewelry and makeup !!! I think we all fell on the dance floor at least 2 times!!! I mean come on … we were all VOGUING !!! @SamAsghari I LOVE YOU !!!”
However, the day wasn’t without drama as Spears’ first husband, Jason Alexander, attempted to crash the wedding earlier on Thursday. According to the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department, deputies responded to a 911 call about a trespassing complaint and arrived at the scene to find Alexander. After running a records check, he was found to have an out of county warrant and was placed under arrest. However, the investigation into the alleged trespassing is still ongoing and it has yet to be determined if Alexander will face charges. Spears and Alexander were married in 2004 for a total of 55 hours before annulling the marriage.
Spears and Asghari’s wedding comes seven months after Spears was freed from her 13-year conservatorship. The two became engaged in September. After previously announcing in April that she was pregnant, Spears and Asghari said that they had suffered a miscarriage in May. “Our love for each other is our strength,” Spears wrote on Instagram. “We will continue trying to expand our beautiful family. We are grateful for all the support. We kindly ask for privacy during this difficult moment.”
This is Spears’ third marriage. She was previously married to Federline, and the two divorced in 2007.
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