British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and fiancée Carrie Symonds married in a small private ceremony in London on Saturday, his Downing Street office said on Sunday.
Johnson’s office confirmed reports in the mail on Sunday and Sunday the sun that the couple were married in Westminster Roman Catholic Cathedral in front of a small group of friends and family.
The Sun said senior officials at Johnson’s office at 10 Downing Street were unaware of the wedding plans / p> Johnson, 56, and Symonds, 33, an environmental attorney, announced their engagement in February 2020 and have a son, Wilfred, 1 year old.
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The marriage is Symonds’ first and Johnson’s third. He has at least five other children from previous relationships.
The wedding is a surprising development after reports earlier this week the couple sent out cards to save the date for a wedding on July 30th next year.
They had waited months to tie the knot after their original plans to get married last year were delayed by the pandemic.
The Sun tabloid said the couple had the « cloak and dagger operation » planned for a secret ceremony for up to six months.
Symonds arrived in a limo at lunchtime wearing « a stunningly long and flowing white dress, » but didn’t want to wear a veil, he added.
It gave no descriptions of Johnson’s clothes, with the pug-haired British leader notorious for his often disheveled appearance.
The same priest who baptized the couple’s son presided over the wedding, and according to Th e Sun was also present with Wilfred.
The wedding took place after a tumultuous political week for Johnson, who on Wednesday was accused by former top aide Dominic Cummings of botching the government’s response to the coronavirus and being « incapacitated »
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