Update: While Melissa Etheridge wore a grey suit with a dyed silk scarf and sandals to her wedding, her wife Linda Wallem wore THEIA’s signature cherry blossom ombre petal gown. The sleeveless, “V” neck gown is hand embroidered with over 100,000 ivory laser cut petals, each secured with a tiny glass bead, hugging the body.
Melissa Ethridge is a married woman once again. The 53-year-old rocker married her longtime girlfriend, Nurse Jackie creator Linda Wallem, on Saturday in Montecito, California.
“They were so happy,”; says a guest. “It was really beautiful.”;
During the ceremony, Melissa sang a new song for her wife, and all four of her children participated in the wedding.
Guests in attendance included Jane Lynch, Chelsea Handler, Rosie O’Donnell, Whitney Cummings, Peter Facinelli and recording artist Sia.
Today on Twitter, Melissa tweeted this photo of the happy couple:
True love…so blessed. “By the power invested in me by the state of California…”; Thanks pic.twitter.com/rWftMxdxQv
— Melissa Etheridge (@metheridge) June 1, 2014
The pair announced their engagement last June following the Supreme Court’s decisions regarding gay rights.
“I look forward to exercising my American civil liberties,”; Etheridge wrote on Twitter after the Defense of Marriage Act and California’s Proposition 8 were deemed unconstitutional.