The best celebrity wedding in South Carolina happened in Charleston. Actor Ryan Reynolds, 35, got hitched to actress and model Blake Lively, 25, at the Mount Pleasant plantation’s Cotton Dock. It is reported that Kelly “Kelly G” Gukanovich, from WSSX-FM’s “2 Girls and a Guy in the Morning,” was the first to break the story on Twitter. Gukanovich heard that Ryan Reynolds was in town and started perusing the grape vine. Her source says that the couple was having an intimate event on the dock of Boone Hall surrounded by white curtains.
Before, during, and after the event many people involved remained secretive about the event and its participants. Boone Hall Plantation representatives would not confirm that the wedding took place there, but did address the issue somewhat on their Facebook page, stating: “We are receiving a number of inquiries this morning. From time to time Boone Hall Plantation hosts celebrity events. We respect the privacy of the individuals involved at these events.”
The event were said to have been planned by events planner Tara Guérard of Tara Guérard Soirée in Charleston and New York. The décor and live music created an elegant charm that was reminiscent of times passed. Mini chocolate bundt cakes and s’mores bars were served to the guest, in addition to the $3,000 wedding cake. Florence Welch of Grammy nominated Florence and the Machine and Bette Midler were in attendance.
Ryan Reynolds can be found in a theatre in London where his next film “The Croods” will hit the big screen. Reynolds is known for his roles in films such as “Green Lantern”, “Buried”, “The Proposal”, and “Smokin’ Aces”. Blake Lively may be known for her roles in the TV series “Gossip Girl” and films such as “Savage” and “Green Lantern.”
The couple met on the set of “Green Lantern” in November 2009, seven years after he started dating Canadian singer Alanis Morissette. In June 2004, Reynolds and Morissette announced their engagement. It lasted three years before it was announced by the couple’s representatives that they had decided to end their engagement. Immediately afterwards, Reynolds began dating Scarlett Johannson, and by May 2008 they had became engaged. The two married on September 27, 2008 in Tofino, British Columbia. In December of 2010, the married couple announced that they had separated, less than two weeks before Christmas. The divorce was filed on December 23, 2010 and finalized on July 1, 2011. Lively and Reynolds began dating in October 2011 and reported brought a $2 million house together in Bedford, New York in June 2012. The couple married on September 9, 2012.
Lively dated actors Kelly Blatz and Penn Badgley between 2004 and 2010. Blatz and Lively had been childhood friends.