Newlywed Britney Spears has said her hope for her big day is to marry Sam Asghari in a “small and beautiful moment with family and friends”.
The couple tied the knot on Thursday at their Los Angeles home, with spears wearing an off-the-shoulder dress with a slit designed by Donatella Versace, according to Vogue, and her makeup created by Charlotte Tilbury.
The singer, 40, arrived by horse-drawn carriage before walking down the aisle to meet Asghari, 28, a fitness instructor, US media said.
Elvis Presley’s Can’t Help Falling In Love played as she entered, according to a source cited by US entertainment publication People.
The ceremony was not without controversy, with Spears’ first ex-husband Jason Alexander – whom she married in a Las Vegas ceremony in 2004, before the wedding was called off days later – arrested and charged with four misdemeanors after arriving with the intent to “crush” the event.
Her parents and sister Jamie-Lynn were not due to be present following the singer’s controversial conservatorship battle, which It’s over after almost 14 years in November.
But photos shared by Vogue and on Tilbury’s Instagram account show Spears and Asghari smiling as they pose in their wedding attire, with her wearing a veil and choker, he dressed in a Versace tuxedo.
Speaking to Vogue, Spears said: “We really wanted to make it a small, beautiful moment with family and friends.
“We wanted warm, feminine colors including blush, white, cream, and gold, as well as lots of shades of pinks, blush, and reds.”
Posting the photos on Instagram, Tilbury described Spears as “a vision” and said she was sending “huge congratulations and lots of love to the beautiful, talented, endlessly kind and radiant” star and her “wonderful husband “.
Guests photographed at the ceremony included Paris Hilton and her husband Carter Reum, Ansel Elgort, Selena Gomez, Maria Menounos, Drew Barrymore and Madonna – who recreated his famous kiss with Spears from the 2003 MTV Video Music Awards at the wedding reception.
The singer’s brother, Bryan, was also present.
Spears and Asghari met on the set of the video for her 2016 song Slumber Party and got engaged in September 2021 as her conservatorship appeared to be coming to an end.
The controversial legal arrangement that controlled his life and finances was terminated by the Los Angeles Superior Court.
Asghari’s rep Brandon Cohen said of the nuptials: “I’m so happy this day has come and they’re married. I know he’s wanted this for so long. He’s so caring and supportive at all times. every step of the way.”
Spears has previously been married twice, to Alexander and Kevin Federline, with whom she shares teenage sons Sean and Jayden.
Alexander, 40, was arrested after arriving home on Thursday.
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